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A Mexican follower of Santa Muerte (Saint Death) shows his tattoo in front of a shrine in Tepito, a violent neighborhood of Mexico City, Mexico, 1 May 2011. The religious cult of Santa Muerte is a syncretic fusion of Aztec death worship rituals and Catholic beliefs. Born in lower-class neighborhoods of Mexico City, it has always been closely associated with crime. In the past decades, original Santa Muerte's followers (such as prostitutes, pickpockets and street drug traffickers) have merged...more »
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Date > 1 May 2010
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