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Pizza for the masses during Lent BY RUDY GIRON

Pizza for the masses during Lent

For better or worse, pizza has carved a niche among the street food offerings found during Cuaresma [Lent] and Semana Santa [Holy …

Ash Wednesday in Antigua Guatemala BY RUDY GIRON

Lent Season Has Began

Here’s your illustrated Guatemalan Spanish phrase of the day: Miércoles de ceniza for Ash Wednesday. Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent …

Lenten Vistas — Purple Banners

Another typical vista during Lent is the purple banners and bands that adorn many houses and business doorways and windows. Palacio de …

Boys Procession in Antigua Guatemala by Rudy Giron

Boys Procession in Antigua Guatemala

Lent processions are for everyone, men, women, boys and girls. Some processions have floats for everybody, but other times the processional floats …

Let Lent Season Begin

Here’s you Spanish word of the day: Cuaresma or Lent. Once again, from the early morning reports started to pour in, around …