Panamanian folklore

Who? The effigy of Judas. Here in Panama you can unload all the baggage of your year at midnight on December 31 by making a sort of scarecrow and burning it at midnight. Isn”t that great? A couple of weeks before Christmas the observant will begin to notice these stuffed, life size dolls lashed to fences and gates, ready for immolation […]

They Burned Him Last Night