El Cura Sin Cabeza
El Cura Sin Cabeza (The Headless Priest), is well known apparition in Latin America folklore. Those who are unfortunate to encounter the ghost at night say he is dressed as a priest of the Catholic order except his body lacks a head. It is unknown how he lost it or when. He has no definitive origin as stories vary from each country. Some say his ghost is being punished for a sin he committed when he was alive others say he has was unjustly murdered.
English translation: "The Weeping Woman." The most well known ghost in Latin American folklore. La Llorona, is known to haunt rivers looking for her children which she drowned. In other versions of the story, her children were murdered by their father after an argument with the mother.
El Jinete Negro
English translation: "The Black Rider." This spirit monster is said to haunt the valleys of rural towns in Mexico. In many stories he will appear to travelers in the hills he haunts. it is believed he is an agent of the Devil. Another popular belief is he guards a possible treasure buried under the hills he haunts.