A farmer from Piñar del Río province, the largest tobacco-producing region in Cuba, smokes a hand-rolled cigar in his family's hut. They constructed the thatch structure to dry tobacco leaves. The family enjoys recently relaxed business laws which allow them to profit from a small portion of cigars they sell, yet they still give 90 percent of their product to the government.
The Nooksack River flows next to Highway 542 in Washington State.
A woman watches a procession celebrating her village's 200th anniversary on September 28, 2012 in Chaccrampa, Peru.
A man diagnosed with a terminal brain tumor rests in his house next to the Belize River in Belize City. He died two weeks later. March 2013.
A couple walks past a taxi on Calle 23 in the Vedado neighborhood of Havana. As the upscale area of the Cuban capital in both past and present, the neighborhood provided a vacation spot for the likes of Meyer Lansky and other American gangsters before the Cuban Revolution in 1959.
Spectators watch the multi-colored fireworks show on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 at Gas Works Park.
President Obama laughs while waiting for Prime Minister Loong. "Come on Mr. Prime Minister. We gotta go. There will be plenty of babies to kiss later on," he said.
Clouds rest below Mt. Baker at sunrise during a cloud inversion.