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Dia De Muertos

The Wonderful Day of the Dead Festivities in San Miguel de Allende

Geoff Livingston | Posted 01.03.2015 | Travel
Geoff Livingston

Papel picado or fiesta flags to celebrate the Day of the Dead were strung across the square and adorned most of the shrines.

Jaweed Kaleem

Why Death Is On The Minds Of Many Major Religions

HuffingtonPost.com | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 11.02.2014 | Religion

As his friends in Milwaukee don costumes for Halloween parties this weekend, 23-year-old Felipe Beltran will be observing a different tradition around...

The Dead Have Their Day in Mexico

Tonya Hurley | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Tonya Hurley

It gave me a new tradition, which I will now celebrate in my own home with a decorative altar every year adorned with pictures of my grandparents and friends gone too soon. Most of all, being there taught me that you are never really gone as long as you are remembered.

5 Día De Los Muertos Questions You Were Too Afraid To Ask

The Huffington Post | Ana Maria Benedetti | Posted 10.30.2015 | Latino Voices

What’s the difference between Día de los Muertos and Halloween? Día de los Muertos -- also known as "Día de Muertos," or "Day of the Dead" in En...

5 Amazing Facts About Día de Muertos

Dana Holmes | Posted 01.23.2014 | HuffPost Home
Dana Holmes

While the fall is the season for Día de Muertos, it's also when monarch butterflies arrive in Mexico. Legend has it that the butterflies are the souls of the deceased returning to earth.

What if Halloween and All Souls Day Were Observed as a Single Holiday in the US?

Veronique Pittman | Posted 01.08.2013 | Latino Voices
Veronique Pittman

I think many would agree that Halloween is in need of an image makeover, and what better time than now to re-examine this American tradition in an increasingly Latin-influenced country.

Meet The Artist Behind Day Of The Dead

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 11.01.2012 | Latino Voices

The Day of the Dead is a great day to remember one of the great artists who most heavily influenced the way Mexico portrays death: José Guadalupe Pos...