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Our world in photos: May 4

May 4, 2021 By Michaela Keil
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MEXICO — Metro collapse: On Tuesday, Mexico City’s subway cars laid at an angle after a section of Line 12 of the subway collapsed in Mexico City. The section passing over a road in southern Mexico City collapsed Monday night, dropping a subway train, trapping cars, and causing at least 50 injuries and several dead, authorities said. 
Photo: Marco Ugarte/AP


PUERTO RICO — Gone: Jose Antonio Rodriguez, the father of 27-year-old Keishla Rodriguez, left the San Jose Lagoon after authorities found her remains there in San Juan, on Saturday. A federal judge on Monday ordered Puerto Rican boxer Félix Verdejo held without bail after he was charged in the death of Rodriguez, his pregnant lover whose body was found in the lagoon.
Photo: Carlos Giusti/AP


COLOMBIA — Strike: University students marched during a national strike against tax reform in Bogota on Monday. Colombia’s President Ivan Duque withdrew the government-proposed tax reform on Sunday.
Photo: Fernando Vergara/AP


INDONESIA — Shopping: Vendors waited for customers at a market during the last week of Ramadan in Jakarta on Tuesday. People flocked to markets and shopping malls in the capital as they shopped for food and new clothing in preparation for Eid al Fitr, the holiday that marks the end of the holiest month in the Islamic calendar.
Photo: Dita Alangkara/AP


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SERBIA — Tito tattoo: A man with a tattoo of Yugoslav communist president Josip Broz Tito stood during a wreath-laying ceremony in Belgrade on Tuesday. People flocked to Tito’s grave to mark the 41st anniversary of his death. 
Photo: Darko Vojinovic/AP

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