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Many mines have a rich but troubling history, and mines in Mexico are no exception. One mine from Real de Catorce, San Luis Potosi, Mexico and Mina dos Estrellas, located in Tlalpujahua, Michoacan, Mexico are said to be haunted.  Leyenda del…

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El Hombre del Saco is a boogey man tale mostly heard in Spain, though it can be heard in other parts of Latin America too.  In Mexico, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, it isn't as common because el Cucuy or EL Coco is more commonly told the…

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Many places in Latin America have their own version of the Headless Priest, this is the tale from El Salvador, one from Mexico, Guatemala and Nicaragua. The origin of the legend of El Padre Sin Cabeza, or the headless priest can be traced to the …

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This is a very well known legend in Guadalajara, Mexico. It is the story of “La Monja de el Hospital Civil” or “The nun of the civil hospital”. Construction for the hospital began in 1787, but it didn’t open it&rsquo…

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Shadow people are one of the most reported paranormal encounters, but those that have seen them often feel alone in their experience.  The official definition of shadow people is that they are “Supernatural shadow-like humanoid figures…

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The tale of the Huay Chivo can be heard in Mexico, specifically the southern region, Yucatan, Campeche and Quintana Roo, in the northern region of Guatemala, and jungle areas of Belize, though cryptids of similar appearance are heard of worldwide. …

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Dec. 11, 2020

The Legend of El Cadejo

The legend of el Cadejo can be heard in El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Belize, parts of Mexico and even southern Argentina. The tale of El Cadejo is part of Salvadoran folklore, along with La Siguanaba and El Cipitio. You can even find a brew…

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The legend of El Cipitio can be heard in El Salvador. El Cipitio is the son of La Siguanaba. When his mother was cursed for eternity, he too was cursed. He was to remain a child forever, some say with the intent to taunt La Siguanaba. He is a ben…

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The legend of La Siguanaba can be heard in El Salvador and most of Central America.  In Honduras she is known as La Cigua and in Costa Rica as Cegua. Her legend is also known in Mexico, but somehow has become tied/conflicted with la Macihuat…

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