Holiday All Souls' moves’ cemeteries in Manaus

The most traditional to the most populous, the manauara left home to honor their dead, this All Souls' Day.
02/11/2016 14h16 - Updated 3/11/2016 09h18
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Changes in the cemetery of Manaus was intense early on Wednesday (2), national holiday of All Souls. Six sites divided the attention of couples, elderly and children who visited the graves of friends, relatives and family.

A expectation, second members of the Manaus city, is that 500 thousand people pass by St. John the Baptist cemeteries, Centro-Sul; Our Lady of Mercy, in North; Our Lady Aparecida, the Tarumã Park and St. Helena, in West; St. Francis and St. Albert in the South Zone.

According to the Military Police (PM) - Which operates with 41 professionals in Tarumã Park, until the end of the morning, approximately 380 thousand people had visited the family graves on site. In the adjacent areas, was bottling up 6 km, towards Ponta Negra.

According to the director of the cemeteries of the Municipal Urban Cleaning (Semulsp), Danielly Soares, the movement in St. John the Baptist is quiet, more intense. nonlocal, There are close to 20 thousand graves.

In the midst of people who take advantage of the holiday to visit dead relatives, street vendors try to increase income this holiday. Sales in the vicinity of the cemetery are smaller, compared to the All Souls holiday 2015.

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