Toques: Mexico’s electrifying drinking game

Mexicans take it seriously when they get charged up for a night out. A traditional drinking game in Mexico City, toques sees Mexicans endure intense pain as they compete for macho status by holding on to an electrical current for as long as they can.

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Alasdair Baverstock MA is an award-winning multimedia foreign correspondent based in Mexico City, with more than five years of experience covering Latin America. Originally from London, and with full NCTJ certification, he specialises in news and feature journalism for print, radio and television. His work has previously been used as set-texts in British A-Level examinations. He currently works as CGTN America's Mexico correspondent, and has formerly published work in TIME Magazine, Daily Mail, The Atlantic, Penthouse, Fox News, BBC, Daily Telegraph, TRT World, and others.


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