Archive for April 12th, 2014

La Huelga de Todos los Dolores del Pueblo de Guatemala

Saturday, April 12th, 2014

Or Huelga de Dolores for short, is a long standing Guatemalan tradition since 1898. It is a parade mocking, insulting government, public figures and anything or anyone that deserves it.

Now days it is a drinking fest, where drinking is not just allow, in fact, it is encouraged!
A lot of the themes and slogans are only understood under a local context, but they still fun and entertaining. No reservations or censorship going on here, anything goes…