Mexico City's central Zocalo plaza was filled by the papier mache dead, skeletal Catrina figures and
This year's parade featured a kilometre and a half of floats honouring the celebration, which is an
White, orange, purple, black paper cut-outs papier mache skeletons with rescue vests and helmets sym
'We must not forget that the country is in mourning because there are many who do not have a home."
The Day of Dead celebrations traditionally consisted of quiet family gatherings at the graves of the
But it is increasingly celebrated with parade rife with floats, giant skeleton marionettes and thous
"Many are afraid of death but no, its part of life," said Leo Cancino, who took his family to see th