Guatemalans celebrate 'burning the devil'

Thousands of people set fire to effigies of Satan in a ritual to get rid of bad luck dating back to colonial times.

    Guatemalans have been celebrating the cleansing ritual of La Quema del Diablo, or "burning the devil".

    Thousands of people set fire to effigies of Satan in a ritual to get rid of bad luck that dates back to colonial times.

    Al Jazeera's David Mercer reports from the city of Antigua, in the country's central highlands.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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