Photos of the Week: 12/5-12/18

Argentina bids farewell to President Cristina Fernandez,  Storm Desmond in the UK, the now-completely-dry Poopó Lake in Bolivia, a huge attitude hat in Denver, Angela Merkel carrying a wolf in Germany, the arrest of Martin Shkreli in New York, the Swedish festival of Sankta Lucia observed in the UK, Lynx in Scotland, and much more. (A note: the following photos are from the past two weeks, as I skipped last week’s edition.)

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