Photos of the Week: 3/28-4/3

This week we have images of a fuel tank fire in Sao Paulo, Brazil, a massive live-in sculpture of a woman in Tijuana, Mexico, the recapturing of Tikrit, Iraq, from ISIS fighters, Holy Week in Spain, election celebrations in Nigeria, Typhoon Maysak seen from orbit, a wooden car in India, flooding in Chile, the troubled tunnel-boring machine Bertha in Seattle, and much more.

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