La Prensa Grafica has carried many photo galleries this week showing the many religious processions and celebrations which are part of Semana Santa (Holy Week) in El Salvador. Here are some:
Pal m Sunday and video -- procession of palm branches marking Jesus' entrance into Jerusalemm.
La Lavada -- Procession to wash the clothes for the image of Christ -- a ceremony performed in the river El Trapiche for more than 300 years.
Los Taquines -- red suited devils roam the streets with whips to strike penitent sinners.
Children of Izalco -- Processions through the streets of the town with the image of Christ on his way to Calvary