The world this week, in pictures

From the failed Trump-Kim second summit to people scavenging for food in Venezuela to the carcass of a young humpback whale that washed up in the Amazon, here is the world this week in pictures. 

Queen of the Carnival

One of the 19 nominees for Queen of the Carnival of Santa Cruz shows off her outfit during carnival celebrations in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, on the Spanish Canary island of Tenerife, on February 27, 2019.

The nominees' dresses can be over five meters high and weigh more than 80 kilograms. 



Venezuelan scavengers dig through trash at a landfill, in Pacaraima, Roraima State, Brazil, on the border with Venezuela, on February 28, 2019.

The economic situation in the country continues to deteriorate even as President Nicolas Maduro refuses to let US and international aid into the country. 


I've got you

A US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces fighter helps civilians at a screening area for people evacuated from the Islamic State's last holdout (Baghouz) in Syria.

The terror group has been making its last stand in the area. 



A swimmer dives into the Mediterranean sea near the French Riviera city of Nice, on February 26, 2019. 


Not seeing eye to eye

North Korea's Kim Jong Un listens as US President Donald Trump speaks during their second summit at the Metropole Hotel in Hanoi, Vietnam on February 28, 2019.

Trump later walked out of the summit. 


How did that get there?

A handout picture released by the Instituto Bicho D'Agua shows a humpback whale found dead on January 22, 2019, on Araruna beach in Soure, Marajo Island, Para State, in northern Brazil, on February 23, 2019.

The whales, at this time of the year, are meant to be somewhere in Antarctica. It is thought the young humpback got separated from its mother and died of starvation. 


Eye in the sky

A multi-exposure picture shows Germany's Anna Rupprecht during the ladies' ski jumping event at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships on February 27, 2019, in Seefeld, Austria. 


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