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 […]


Man appears at his own funeral

SAO PAULO (AP) – A 41-year-old car washer shocked his family when he interrupted a funeral being held for him at his mother’s home in the town of Alagoinhas in northeastern Brazil, police said Tuesday. […]


Calif. teen's family grieving after death in Peru

SEBASTOPOL, Calif. (AP) – The mother of a Northern California teen is grieving after her son’s body was found in Peru, where police say a shaman confessed to burying the 18-year-old after he ate an […]



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