Caserio Xexac, Guatemala

Tomas Jaminez Ixtos, center, a cousin who grew up with Manuel Jaminez Xum, sobs during the wake as several hundred villagers struggle through the crowd to get near the coffin.  Jaminez Xum's body had been flown from Los Angeles to Guatemala City, then driven by van five hours east to the remote village he came from.
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( Esmeralda Bermudez / Los Angeles Times / September 21, 2010 )

Tomas Jaminez Ixtos, center, a cousin who grew up with Manuel Jaminez Xum, sobs during the wake as several hundred villagers struggle through the crowd to get near the coffin. Jaminez Xum's body had been flown from Los Angeles to Guatemala City, then driven by van five hours east to the remote village he came from.

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