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This legend is very popular among the fishermen, residents and visitors to lakes and lagoons of El Salvador...
The Justo Juez (Just Judge) is a legendary figure in Salvadoran mythology. According to oral tradition, he is a ghost who appears to roam the roads late at night. Some describe him as being mounted on a black horse.
When God saw all of the obstacles and problems that humans faced everyday, he created a being to protect them - the cadejo. It took the form of a white dog with glowing red eyes and offers protection to all of its faithful followers.
Siguanaba (also known as La Siguanaba) is a well-known figure from both Salvadoran and Guatemalan mythology. She was originally called Sihuehuet, which means beautiful woman, when she had an affair with Tlaloc and became pregnant.