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Our world in photos: May 6

May 6, 2022 Michaela Keil
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SPAIN — Return: Spain’s Rafael Nadal returned the ball against David Goffin of Belgium during their match at the Mutua Madrid Open tennis tournament in Madrid, on Thursday.
Photo: Manu Fernandez/AP

 

ECUADOR — World Cannabis Day: A man smoked a marijuana cigarette as he took part in a march marking World Cannabis Day, officially observed annually on April 20th, to call for the full legalization of the drug in Quito, on Thursday. The law in Ecuador allowed personal use of cannabis of up to 10 grams and limited cultivation at home, but trafficking and sale of cannabis are illegal.
Photo: Dolores Ochoa/AP

 

MEXICO — Cinco de Mayo: A person dressed as a woman fighter participated in a re-enactment of The Battle of Puebla as part of Cinco de Mayo celebrations in the Peñon de los Baños neighborhood of Mexico City, on Thursday. Cinco de Mayo commemorates the victory of an ill-equipped Mexican army over French troops in Puebla on May 5, 1862.
Photo: Eduardo Verdugo/AP

 

WASHINGTON, DC — Fenced in: An anti-scaling fence surrounded the US Supreme Court on Thursday. A draft opinion suggested the US Supreme Court could be poised to overturn the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade case, according to a Politico report released Monday. Whatever the outcome, the Politico report represented an extremely rare breach of the court’s secretive deliberation process.
Photo: Alex Brandon/AP


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