Lima Peru restricts the sale and consumption of liquor

Posted on December 2, 2011 • Filed under: Crime, Culture, Latin America Health, Peru, TRAVEL

The Metropolitan Council decided to implement this measure as part of the prevention plan “Safe Time” before the high death rate in the capital because of excessive alcohol consumption, said Villarán.The ordinance requires that wineries, liquor stores and other establishments may only sell alcoholic beverages until midnight, while bars and enabled only may do so until three in the morning. The municipality said in a statement that the Institute of Legal Medicine reported that 26.5% of deaths in the fencing of Lima between 2005 and 2008 were a cause excessive consumption of alcohol. Read Article

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