Crowds turned out with Mexican flags (and one sombrero) to greet the arrival of the Mexican Navy’s training ship the Cuauhtémoc to Batlimore’s Inner Harbor on Saturday, April 23, 2016. For Mexican-American families, it was an occasion to share some cultural pride with their children who have grown up in the U.S. Let it be said, the Mexican Navy knows how to make an entrance: the ship arrived right on time, with music playing and marineros standing in formation on the ballusts, defying gravity, and making acrophobic observers a bit anxious. The ship came from Cuba and will be stationed in the harbor until April 27, when she will set sail for New England and then Europe.
Trees, shrubs and flowers are blooming at Cylburn Arboretum. Spring colors welcome visitors to the largest public garden in Baltimore City.
Fans gathered for a memorial dance party at the First Avenue nightclub on April 21, 2016 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Prince, 57, was pronounced dead shortly after being found unresponsive at Paisley Park Studios in Chanhassen, Minnesota near Minneapolis.
South Sudan is holding a wrestling for peace tournament, bringing together athletes from around the country. The last big tournament was canceled when civil war broke out in December 2013.
Fans of marijuana have long marked April 20 as a day to roll weed or munch on pot-laced brownies, and call for increased legal access to it. This year’s celebrations throughout the U.S. come amid loosening of marijuana restrictions and increasing tolerance for the plant’s use from Alaska to Massachusetts.
Recovering from its strongest and deadliest earthquake in decades, Ecuador endured the strongest aftershock yet before dawn Wednesday. The 7.8-magnitude earthquake over the weekend killed more than 500 people.