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Our world in photos: May 31

May 31, 2022 Michaela Keil
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BRAZIL — Feast of the Divine: A reveler struggled to put a bridle on a horse during the culmination of the religious tradition, “Folia do Divino Espirito Santo” or Feast of the Divine, in the rural area of Pirenopolis, on Saturday. Celebrated in the period of Pentecost, Christian residents celebrate what they believe is the coming of the Holy Spirit.
Photo: Eraldo Peres/AP


VIRGINIA — Memorial Day: Sunrise silhouetted the US Marine Corps War Memorial in Arlington, early in the morning on Monday, Memorial Day.
Photo: J. David Ake/AP


ZIMBABWE — Market: A woman carried a bucket on her head while going to the market in Harare, on Tuesday.
Photo: Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi/AP


ARGENTINA — Garbage: Garbage bags were caught in the branches of a tree outside the municipal dump where people sorted through garbage for valuable items they could resell in Santa Rosa, on Friday.
Photo: Rodrigo Abd/AP


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TEXAS — Memorial: Jolean Olvedo, left, wept while being comforted by her partner Natalia Gutierrez at a memorial for Robb Elementary School students and teachers who were killed in last week’s school shooting in Uvalde, on Tuesday.
Photo: Jae C. Hong/AP


GERMANY — Runner: A man ran on a small road on the outskirts of Frankfurt, before sunrise on Tuesday.
Photo: Michael Probst/AP


UKRAINE — Green grass: A boy ran in front of a building destroyed by attacks in Borodyanka, on the outskirts of Kyiv, on Tuesday.
Photo: Natacha Pisarenko/AP


MALAYSIA — Birthday: Female panda Sheng Yi, born in Malaysia in 2021, sat on a tree during her first birthday at the National Zoo in Kuala Lumpur, on Tuesday.
Photo: Vincent Thian/AP


NEPAL — Mourning: Family members mourned as they waited to receive the bodies of victims of a plane crash at a hospital in Kathmandu, on Tuesday. Rescuers searching a mountainside in Nepal on Tuesday recovered the bodies of all 22 people who were on board a plane that crashed on Sunday.
Photo: Niranjan Shrestha/AP


UNITED KINGDOM — Preparations: People stood on The Mall looking towards Buckingham Palace and the Queen Victoria Memorial statue as the road was lined with Union flags and closed to traffic ahead of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee, in London, on Tuesday. Celebrations will take place June 2-5 to mark Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee, for her 70 years on the throne.
Photo: Matt Dunham/AP

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