Tag Archives: Mexico

The Black Mass: Summoning Satan in Veracruz

Black Mass is the highlight of the Congreso Nacional de Brujos de Catemaco, a festival with shamans, sorcerers, healers, herbalists, Satan worshipers and spectators in attendance. Worshipers congregate every March in the Mexican state of Veracruz to attend and participate the Black Mass. Gonzalo Aguirre Pech, known as Brujo Mayor …

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Juana Barraza: The Old Lady Killer

Juana Barraza

She was known as La Dama del Silencio (The Lady of Silence) when Juana Dayanara Barraza Samperio was fighting onstage as a masked wrestler. The lucha libre, a form of wrestling was not just a hobby but more of a livelihood. Juana was a single parent who supported her family …

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