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Our world in photos: August 25

August 25, 2020 Noah Singer
MEXICO — Empty schoolyard: A schoolyard sat empty at the Benito Juarez school, closed amid the coronavirus, in Mexico City on Monday. Photo: Fernando Llano/AP

 

HAITI — Severe flooding: A girl waded to her flooded home on Monday, a day after the arrival of Tropical Storm Laura in Port-au-Prince. Photo: Dieu Nalio Chery/AP

 

LOUISIANA — Getting prepared: Jerry Parria used steel cable and metal anchors to tie down four tombs belonging to his grandparents and uncles near Lafitte, as residents along the coast prepared for two tropical storms Monday. Photo: Chris Granger/The Times-Picayune/The New Orleans Advocate via AP

 

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NORTH CAROLINA — Convention day: A member of the Georgia delegation carried their delegation placard on the first day of the Republican National Convention on Monday in Charlotte. Photo: Chris Carlson/AP Pool

 

CHILE — New gig: Denisse Leal and Mario Diaz disinfected a subway car in Santiago on Monday. The pandemic left the couple with no way to earn a living, so now they disinfect subway cars in exchange for a tip. Photo: Esteban Felix/AP

 

LOS ANGELES — Somber vigil: Léoh Hailu-Ghermay listened to a song during a candlelight vigil for Elijah McClain in Los Angeles on Monday. Colorado police officers killed McClain as he walked home to his apartment in August 2019. Photo: Jae C. Hong/AP

 

MEXICO — Back in the ring: Mexican Lucha Libre wrestlers performed in Mexico City on Saturday in an exhibition fight to promote upcoming live streaming events. Photo: Fernando Llano/AP

 

NEW YORK — Playing hard: Sloane Stephens returned to Caroline Garcia at the Western & Southern Open tennis tournament on Sunday in New York. Photo: Frank Franklin II/AP

 

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BRITAIN — Museum reopening: A museum employee examined a marble statue at The British Museum in London on Monday. The museum will reopen to the public on Thursday. Photo: Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP

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