Images of the week -- ghouls and the departed
On the calendar of the Roman Catholic church, November begins with the holy days of All Saints and All Souls. In El Salvador, it's time for a spooky parade and to remember one's departed relatives.
The website My Tonaca has a set of images from this year's November 1 celebration of the Calabiuza in Tonacatapeque, with many pictures from the night's parade of people in costume with legendary folk images. El Diario de Hoy has a video of the parade here.
La Prensa Grafica has a photo gallery from November 2, the Day of the Faithful Departed, in which Salvadoran families visit, decorate, and commemorate at the graves of departed family members.