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Parade of the Skeletons in Mexico City

World | Associated Press | October 26, 2017, 9:45 am
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 A woman dressed as Mexico's iconic

A woman dressed as Mexico's iconic "Catrina" awaits the start of the Grand Procession of the Catrinas, part of upcoming Day of the Dead celebrations in Mexico City, Sunday, October 22, 2017. The figure of a skeleton wearing an elegant broad-brimmed hat was first done as a satirical engraving by artist Jose Guadalupe Posada sometime between 1910 and his death in 1913. (Image: AP)

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 People march in the Grand Procession of the

People march in the Grand Procession of the "Catrinas," part of upcoming Day of the Dead celebrations, in Mexico City, Sunday, October 22, 2017. (Image: AP)

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 A woman has her face painted ahead of the Grand Procession of the

A woman has her face painted ahead of the Grand Procession of the "Catrinas," part of upcoming Day of the Dead celebrations, in Mexico City, Sunday, October 22, 2017. (Image: AP)

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 A costumed woman awaits the start of the Grand Procession of the

A costumed woman awaits the start of the Grand Procession of the "Catrinas," part of upcoming Day of the Dead celebrations in Mexico City, Sunday, October 22, 2017. (Image: AP)

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 People dressed as a skeleton couple await the start of the Grand Procession of the

People dressed as a skeleton couple await the start of the Grand Procession of the "Catrinas," part of upcoming Day of the Dead celebrations in Mexico City, Sunday, October 22, 2017. (Image: AP)

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 People march in the Grand Procession of the

People march in the Grand Procession of the "Catrinas," part of upcoming Day of the Dead celebrations, in Mexico City, Sunday, October 22, 2017. (Image: AP)

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 A girl dressed as Mexico's iconic

A girl dressed as Mexico's iconic "Catrina" leans against stone benches as she awaits the start of the Grand Procession of the Catrinas, part of upcoming Day of the Dead celebrations in Mexico City, Sunday, October 22, 2017. (Image: AP)

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 Montserrat Ramirez, dressed as a skeleton bride, poses for pictures during the Grand Procession of the

Montserrat Ramirez, dressed as a skeleton bride, poses for pictures during the Grand Procession of the "Catrinas," part of upcoming Day of the Dead celebrations, in Mexico City, Sunday, October 22, 2017. (Image: AP)

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 People dressed as Mexico's iconic

People dressed as Mexico's iconic "Catrina" march in the Grand Procession of the Catrinas, part of upcoming Day of the Dead celebrations in Mexico City, Sunday, October 22, 2017. (Image: AP)

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 People have their faces painted in the style of Mexico's iconic

People have their faces painted in the style of Mexico's iconic "Catrina," as they prepare to march in the Grand Procession of the Catrinas, part of upcoming Day of the Dead celebrations in Mexico City, Sunday, October 22, 2017. (Image: AP)

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 A young woman gets her face painted in the style of Mexico's iconic

A young woman gets her face painted in the style of Mexico's iconic "Catrina" ahead of the start of the Grand Procession of the Catrinas, part of upcoming Day of the Dead celebrations in Mexico City, Sunday, October 22, 2017. (Image: AP)

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