Suckling pig is carried through the streets cooked and ready for the Christmas Eve feast.
Bottom: When Las Posadas bring visitors to the door in Mexico, tamales are almost always on hand for the celebration. Carissa Katz
Pannetone is as popular a holiday treat in South America as it is here, and in Peru, Diana Argote said, it was always served with hot chocolate, even though Christmas falls in the summertime. Nicola Since 1972 Photo