Photo: Day of the Dead

Among Spanish-speaking nations, Halloween is known as Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) or All Souls' Day, and is celebrated from October 31 through November 2.

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Skull Couture. (Flickr/Duchess Flux)
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Day of the Dead(Flickr/Andrew Rollinger)
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In this Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015 photo, latex masks depicting Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, hang out to dry in the Caretas REV costume maker plant, in Cuernavaca, Mexico. The Mexican costume maker says prison jumpers and latex masks of the mustachioed, twice-escaped drug kingpin are selling like hotcakes. The company has produced more than 2,600 of the masks this month, many of them for export to the U.S. and Canada. (AP Photo/Tony Rivera)
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(Flickr/Auntie P)
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Two decorated Calaveras - Mexican skulls celebrating El Día de los Muertos, or the Day of the Dead - next to a head of Buddha - all for sale in a supermarket in Ashland, Oregon.(Flickr/Miguel Tejada-Flores)
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(Flickr/duncan c)
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(Flickr/Ingrid Truemper)
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"On November 1 and 2, Mexicans and many others world wide celebrate the Day of the Dead, a holiday in honor of deceased ancestors."(Flickr/Kathy)
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(Flickr/Geoff Livingston)
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2012 Día de los Muertos - San Francisco(Flickr/--Mark--)
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In this Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015 photo, a worker airbrushes a mustache on a latex mask in the likeness of Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman at Caretas REV, a company specializing in manufacturing costumes, in Cuernavaca, Mexico. The Mexican costume maker says prison jumpers and latex masks of the mustachioed, twice-escaped drug kingpin are selling like hotcakes. Caretas has produced more than 2,600 of the masks this month, many of them for export to the U.S. and Canada. (AP Photo/Tony Rivera)
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In this Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015 photo, a worker airbrushes a mask depicting Republican presidential candidate, real estate mogul and reality TV star Donald Trump, in the Caretas REV costume maker plant, in Cuernavaca, Mexico. The company, which ships its costumes to Mexico and the U.S., is gearing up for the Halloween season with two new and very popular products: The Donald Trump mask, and the El Chapo costume that includes a striped prison jumper representing the mustachioed, twice-escaped drug kingpin Joaquin Guzman. (AP Photo/Tony Rivera)
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(Flickr/Rick Bolin)
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(Flickr/Rob Sheridan)
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(Flickr/Rob Sheridan)
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(Flickr/Rob Sheridan)
[img src=http://www.cctv-america.com/wp-content/flagallery/photo-day-of-the-dead/thumbs/thumbs_ted-mcgrath.jpg]11402014 - Chihuahua City - Dia de los Muertos 1 of 2
Our Copper Canyon tour group arrived in Chihuahua City 01 November in time for the Day of the Dead (Dia de los Muertos) celebration in Plaza Mayor.(Flickr/Ted McGrath)