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Alcohol prohibition during elections (5/25-5/26)

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Alcohol prohibition during elections (5/25-5/26)


I'm looking for responses from people in country or who have recently experienced the prohibition of alcohol during elections.

I just realized our trip will span the presidential election.

We'll be between Santa Marta, Tayrona, and Palomino during this time. This may be stupid but does the ban on consumption include foreigners?

I'm assuming we'll be fine to stock up but want to make sure. Especially if we drink at our hostel.

Also, I know that the times change from place to place. Mostly it seems 6am Monday 5/26. Is this correct?

I'll be very sad to not be able to celebrate my birthday with a cocktail at the beach on that Monday!

Thank you yet again tripadvisor friends!

Medellin, Colombia
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1. Re: Alcohol prohibition during elections (5/25-5/26)

Ban is on selling aclohol - to everyone, just stock up the day before, like the locals.

Bogota, Colombia
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2. Re: Alcohol prohibition during elections (5/25-5/26)

does the ban on alcohol also include off sales of chicha - guarapo

3. Re: Alcohol prohibition during elections (5/25-5/26)

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