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Años Viejos


Our household has imported the Ecudaorian "Año Viejo" tradition. At midnight for the past dozen years we have read the old year's last will and testament and then proceeded to burn an effigy representing the old year. Each year has its own personality, and so have the effigies. If I wrote about them on this blog, I have included a link to that post.
  • 2017 – Playboy Bunny Commiserating with Twitter Bird
  • 2016 – The Zika Mosquito Kills Fidel
  • 2015 – El Chapo and Isis Breach the Trump Wall
  • 2014 – El Chavo del 8 Goes to Heaven
  • 2013 – Nicolas Maduro speaks to a bird and says goodbye to Nelson Mandela (with a Morgan Freeman photo)
  • 2011 – A reunion in Hell: Osama, Kim and Khadafi
  • 2009 – Rafael Correa Shutters Teleamazonas (with a band that reads "My Constitution")
  • 2008 – Non-Descript Effigy
Those of you with whom I’m connected on Facebook can see more photos of these events on this album.


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