Pictures of the Week: April 5 – April 12

Spain Sara Montiel Obit
Daniel Ochoa de Olza—AP
April 9 2013. Mourners greet the hearse carrying the coffin of Sara Montiel, pictured, during a homage in downtown Madrid. Sara Montiel, a famed, sultry-voiced Spanish actress who became the first to also achieve Hollywood stardom, died Monday. She was 85.

From Margaret Thatcher’s death and a 24 hour vigil for victims of gun violence to elections in Venezuela and the world’s biggest Pope statue, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

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