“..American holiday makers planning to head south to Mexico for the weekend be warned: bring your own alcohol.
La Ley Seca – or the dry law – will be in force from midnight tonight to midnight Sunday for the Mexican elections.
Nearly 80 million people are eligible to vote for the country’s president, mayors, governors and lawmakers -
- and the government wants them to be sober and compos mentis when they do it.
The law dates back to the Mexican revolution at the beginning of the 20th century -
- and bans the sale of booze 24 hours before a major election and on the day of the vote..”
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