Bars and clubs in Colombia closed and shops are prohibited to sell alcohol until after the congressional elections held on Sunday. Authorities stepped up security measure to avoid incidents.
Since Friday 6 PM no alcohol can be sold legally, bars and clubs selling alcohol must be closed and no football matched will be held until after the elections.
According to the national government, some 10,000 police officers are deployed to secure a normal vote.
Millions of Colombians are expected to vote for Congress and the primaries of several of the country’s political parties.