Day of the Dead

A traditional Mexican "Catrina" sits at Mexico's National Autonomous University during Day of the Dead celebrations in Mexico City, Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)

Latin America’s Day of the Dead honors loved ones

Latin Americans around the region are honoring their departed loved ones with Day of the Dead celebrations, blending pre-Columbian rituals with the Roman Catholic observance of all Saint’s Day on Nov. 1 and All Soul’s […]

11/02/2013

An artist paints a traditional Mexican "Catrina" as part of the Day of the Dead celebrations in Mexico City's Zocalo, Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)

Mexican Day of Dead ‘Skeleton Lady’ spreads look

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s elegant and classy “Skeleton Lady” is getting new attention more than a century after she was born, inspiring some movie and rock stars in the U.S. to don Halloween costumes […]

11/02/2013

A traditional Mexican "Catrina" sits at Mexico's National Autonomous University during Day of the Dead celebrations in Mexico City, Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013. Known as the "Catrina," the figure of a skeleton wearing an elegant broad-brimmed hat was first done as a satirical engraving by artist Jose Guadalupe Posada somewhere between 1910 and his death on Jan. 20, 1913. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)

Mexican Day of Dead ‘Skeleton Lady’ spreads look

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s elegant and classy “Skeleton Lady” is getting new attention more than a century after she was born, inspiring some movie and rock stars in the U.S. to don Halloween costumes […]

10/31/2013

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