Figurines of La Santa Muerte (The Saint of Death), a cult figure often depicted as a skeletal grim reaper, are displayed for sale at the saint's altar in Tepito neighborhood in Mexico City January 1, ... more 
Figurines of La Santa Muerte (The Saint of Death), a cult figure often depicted as a skeletal grim reaper, are displayed for sale at the saint's altar in Tepito neighborhood in Mexico City January 1, 2014. Followers gather at the altar at the start of a new year to leave offerings of apples, flowers, cigarettes, coloured candles and tequila to thank her for granted favours or to ask for new ones in the new year. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido (MEXICO - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY) less 
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Wed, Jan 1, 2014 10:38 PM EST