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Our world in photos: December 14

December 14, 2021 Michaela Keil
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COLORADO — Halfpipe wipeout: Raibu Katayama, of Japan, crashed in the halfpipe finals on Saturday, during the U.S. Grand Prix snowboarding event at Copper Mountain.
Photo: Hugh Carey/AP


MEXICO — Missing: Pedro Cortes, from Oaxaca state, held photos of his 14-year-old daughter Belen Cortes, who he said disappeared on Dec. 1 from the Zocalo where he is standing as they attended a rally celebrating the president’s third anniversary in office, as he joined a protest demanding answers from the government about people who have gone missing in Mexico City, on Monday. The words on the pavement read “The graves are the result of government absence.”
Photo: Marco Ugarte/AP


OREGON — Cup of champions: New York City FC goalkeeper Sean Johnson (1) drank from the trophy after their penalty kick shootout win over the Portland Timbers in the MLS Cup soccer game, on Saturday, in Portland.
Photo: Amanda Loman/AP


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ARGENTINA — Protest the payments: Demonstrators held a banner with a message reading in Spanish: “No to the payment,” in a protest against any kind of future agreements with the International Monetary Fund, in Buenos Aires, on Saturday.
Photo: Natacha Pisarenko/AP


CALIFORNIA — Winter storm: A shopper shielded herself from the rain while at Broadway Plaza in Walnut Creek, on Monday. Winter arrived early in Northern California with wind, rain, and snow as forecasters warned that mountain passes would probably be closed to traffic, and areas burned by wildfires could face rockslides and mudslides following an especially warm and dry fall across the U.S. West.
Photo: Jose Carlos Fajardo/Bay Area News Group via AP


MEXICO — Shelter meal: A child, who was with a migrant caravan that was slowly moving north, waited for a meal at the “Casa del Peregrino” San Juan Diego shelter in Mexico City, on Monday.
Photo: Marco Ugarte/AP


GERMANY — Standing tall: A Christmas tree stood where a house once was in the village of Schuld in the Ahrtal valley, on Tuesday. The region was hit by flooding exactly five months ago, causing the death of about 180 people.
Photo: Michael Probst/AP


SPAIN — Badminton Championships: Pusarla Venkata Sindhu of India eyed the shuttlecock during her Woman’s 2nd round badminton singles match against Martina Repiska of Slovakia at the BWF World Championships in Huelva, on Tuesday.
Photo: Manu Fernandez/AP


BOLIVIA — Infant Jesus: Artisan Ramiro Suxo held an infant Jesus statuette at a workshop amid preparations for Christmas celebrations in El Alto, on Monday.
Photo: Juan Karita/AP

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