Friday March 23, Our World in Pictures
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Trump Imposes Tariffs: President Donald Trump speaks before he signs a presidential memorandum imposing tariffs and investment restrictions on China in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House, Thursday, in Washington.
CALIFORNIA – Firefighters Rescue Motorist: This drone photo from video provided by the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services shows firefighters from the Folsom, Calif., Fire Department rescuing a motorist whose car became stuck as a flash flood washed over a road near Folsom Thursday. A powerful storm spread more rain across California on Thursday, swelling rivers, flooding streets and causing some mud and rock slides but, so far, sparing communities a repeat of the disastrous debris flows that hit during a downpour early this year.
MEXICO – Journalist’s Photo Hung at Death Place: A small photograph of journalist Leobardo Vazquez hangs from a cable over the spot where he was found dead in front of his home where he ran a taco stand in Gutierrez Zamora, Veracruz state, Mexico, Thursday. Vazquez’s wife said she heard gunshots and found her husband lying near a taco stand he operated out of his home. Vazquez is the third journalist slain in Mexico this year, and in 2017, ten journalists were killed in the country.
BOLIVIA – Anti-Government Coca Farmers: Police detain an anti-government coca farmer outside the coca market in La Paz, Bolivia, Thursday. Anti-government coca farmers were again dispersed by police as they continued to try to take over the coca market by force, after losing access to it last week when pro-government coca growers, forced them out.
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