Monday, October 6, 2014

Meet The Holy Thugs

In Venezuela, the Santos Malandros, or "Holy Thugs", the spirits of criminals, are venerated for protection and the meeting of needs and desires. The Holy Thugs would play a similar role as Jesus Malverde and even Santa Muerte.

 http://www.sunherald.com/2014/10/02/5832240_venezuelans-looking-to-holy-thugs.html?rh=1

2 comments:

  1. In Mexico, especially in Sinaloa, the drug cartel venerate Saint Malverde.

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  2. Interesting article. Thanks for posting it.

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