Santa Muerte and Human Sacrifice in Mexico and Guatemala

Since Santa Muerte went public in 2001 there have been numerous cases of alleged human sacrifice to the skeleton saint. The great majority follow the pattern of the two latest cases, one in Chihuahua, Mexico, and the other in Guatemala City. In the Mexican case involving the shocking murder of a 6 year-old boy by … Continue reading Santa Muerte and Human Sacrifice in Mexico and Guatemala

Noisy Santa Muerte Statue Destroyed by Texas Bomb Squad

Santa Muerte is at it again in the small Texas border-town of San Benito. Two nights ago drivers on a rural road came across a white Santa Muerte statue planted in the middle of the road, on top of the yellow dividing line. At least one passerby believed they heard noises being emitted from the … Continue reading Noisy Santa Muerte Statue Destroyed by Texas Bomb Squad

Top Santa Muerte Leader Protests Latest Shrine Attack in Mexico

While the targeted destruction of Santa Muerte shrines and altars has been going on for several years in Mexico, over the past few months it's increased throughout the country. Most of the shrines leveled had been erected on public property, but the latest case of iconoclasm occurred on private grounds in Los Mochis, Sinaloa. According … Continue reading Top Santa Muerte Leader Protests Latest Shrine Attack in Mexico

Lideresa del Templo de la Santa Muerte en Tutitlan responde al articulo de Excelsior (Exclusiva!)

El diario Mexicano, Excelsior, publicó recientemente un articulo con el titulo inflamatorio 'Crimen rinde culto a la Santa Muerte', que citó específicamente la supuesta criminalidad del Templo de la Santa Muerte en Tultitlán (Haga clic aquí para leer el artículo). Enriqueta Vargas, la lideresa del Templo de la Santa Muerte, ha emitido una respuesta exclusiva, publicada aquí … Continue reading Lideresa del Templo de la Santa Muerte en Tutitlan responde al articulo de Excelsior (Exclusiva!)

“Special Report” on Santa Muerte from KWES NewsWest 9

A recent "Special Report" from KWES NewsWest 9 in Texas (Click Here for the report) provides a clear picture of the drivers involved in creating the official confusion surrounding Santa Muerte's devotional tradition. The following statement from U.S. Marshal, Robert Almonte is telling of the information being considered by law enforcement officials and academics attempting … Continue reading “Special Report” on Santa Muerte from KWES NewsWest 9