450 law enforcement officers will monitor Tope and Carnival in Palmares
Four hundred and fifty officers of the security forces and monitor the “Tope” or horse parades at the Palmares Carnival, which will be held on January 16th and the 24th. Additionally, the Palmareña Civic Association, which organizers the event will monitor 16 surveillance cameras and erect six towers for police officers. Transit officers will be out in force to check drivers, as alcohol sales will be allowed at the carnival. Health officials will inspect food vendors and issue fines for those who violate the smoking ban.