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Our world in photos: December 13

December 13, 2022 Michaela Keil
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VENEZUELA — Marathon: A runner passed empty cups near a refueling point during the annual Caracas Marathon in Caracas, on Sunday. The race also features distances of 42K and 21K.
Photo: Matias Delacroix/AP


BRAZIL — Black Santa: Children posed for photos with Black Santa, played by dance teacher Felipe Canela, at a Christmas event put on by the Favela World organization which develops youth educational activities, in the Caju favela complex of Rio de Janeiro, on Monday. Favela World presents Black Santa to children in the city’s favelas as a Christmas character that better reflects their cultural reality.
Photo: Bruna Prado/AP


VIRGINIA — Removed: Workers began to lay the bronze statue of Confederate General A.P. Hill onto a flatbed truck on Monday, in Richmond. The city of Richmond — the capital of the Confederacy for most of the Civil War — removed the statue, its last city-owned Confederate statue on Monday, more than two years after it began to purge itself of what many saw as painful symbols of racial oppression.
Photo: John C. Clark/AP


CUBA — Captured: People in a makeshift boat with the U.S. flag painted on the side were captured by the Cuban Coast Guard, seen from the Malecon seawall in Havana, on Monday.
Photo: Ramon Espinosa/AP


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CANADA — Office of the Prime Minister: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau posed for a portrait in his office in Ottawa, Ontario, on Monday.
Photo: Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP

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