AP PHOTOS: LATIN AMERICA’S DAY OF THE DEAD

3 Nov

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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 Day on Nov. 2.

The holiday known in Spanish as “Dia de los Muertos,” is especially popular in Mexico, but is also observed in other countries around the region, including Guatemala and Bolivia.

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