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Whipping to cleanse sins, a prized Easter tradition in El Salvador

In the city of Texistepeque, Easter Monday is known as El Día de Los Talcigüines (the demons) and local tradition involves dressing in red costumes and running through the streets whipping away sins. It’s a local tradition that is part of its indigenous heritage.

Whipping to cleanse sins, a prized Easter tradition in El Salvador

In the city of Texistepeque, Easter Monday is known as El Día de Los Talcigüines (the demons) and local tradition involves dressing in red costumes and running through the streets whipping away sins. It’s a local tradition that is part of its indigenous heritage.

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