The week in pictures


Ecuador: a delusion (Amblyrhynchus cristatus) swim in the green-blue water of Santa Cruz Island. Greenpeace has called for a protected marine zone in terms of a new UN treaty to protect a larger area around Ecuador’s famous Galápagos Islands. (Photo: Ernesto Benavides/AFP)

Germany: A Porsche Macan model is assembled at Porsche’s plant in Leipzig, East Germany. (Photo: Ronny Hartmann/AFP)

USA: The American singer Becky G during a performance of “The Fire Inside”. Flamin’ Hot during the 96th Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre, California. (Photo: Patrick T. Fallon/AFP)

Argentina: A flooded street in Avellaneda, Buenos Aires, after heavy rain fell in the area. A man died in Argentina on Tuesday amid the disruptive weather that also resulted in flights being delayed and businesses having to remain closed. (Photo: Luis Robayo/AFP)

United Kingdom: Viking, the Australian shepherd dog, was named the winner at the Crufts dog show in Birmingham, England. (Photo: Oli Scarff/AFP)