Buenos Aires Suspends Electronic Music Festivals After Five Deaths

Following the death of five people from drug overdoses during the Time Warp festival a few weeks ago, Buenos Aries has effectively put a ban on electronic music festivals in the Argentinian capital by ceasing to issue permits for such events. The Associated Press reports that Buenos Aires mayor Horacio Rodriguez Larreta said that the city will continue to deny permits until the legislature passes a law to prevent drug abuse at festivals and increase awareness about the dangers related to excessive drug intake. Read his full statement below.