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Paraguay 2016 Public Holidays Released
 
(Posted on Thursday, December 10, 2015)

Source: Presidencia de la República del Paraguay (Asunción)

The President of Paraguay, Horacio Cartes, has signed the "Decreto número 4508/15" which lists the annual official non-working public holidays in Paraguay for the upcoming calendar year 2016, including which of the annual non-working public holidays of Paraguay will be moved to adjoin a nearby weekend during the calendar year 2016.

The aforementioned decree, as well as those of preceding years (18-Dec-2014, 07-Dec-2014, 10-Jan-2014 and 03-Jan-2013), is in line with the changes to Paraguay public holidays of 3 years ago (03-Aug-2012), when Paraguay's President, Federico Franco, issued the Decreto presidencial N° 9393 finally implemented the Ley 1723 del 29 de junio de 2001 (Que Autoriza Al Poder Ejecutivo A Trasladar Los Feriados Nacionales Al Dia Lunes) which gives the president of Paraguay the authority to move any, or all, mid-week public holidays to a nearby Monday (except New Year, Independence Day, día de La Virgen de Caacupé, and Maundy Thursday and Good Friday).

Despite its passage over a decade ago (29-Jun-2001), and regular calls for the executive to avail itself of its prerogative (23-Sep-2010 and 26-Jul-2008), the provisions of law 1723/01 had rarely been used before 2012 (24-Jul-2012).

Related links and worldwide public holidays news updates:
Paraguay bank holidays and public holidays (news and updates)
Worldwide bank holidays and public holidays news updates (December 2015)
Paraguay 2018 bank holidays and public holidays (current year)
Paraguay 2019 bank holidays and public holidays (next year)
Paraguay 2020 bank holidays and public holidays
Paraguay 2021 bank holidays and public holidays
Paraguay 2022 bank holidays and public holidays
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• 2017-11-21: Paraguay 2018 Public Holidays Released
• 2017-03-24: Paraguay Senate Votes Public Holidays Legislation Amendments
• 2016-12-13: Paraguayan 2016-2017 Year-End Public Holidays Ruled-Out
• 2016-12-05: Paraguay Public Sector Holiday December 7
• 2016-11-22: Paraguay 2017 Public Holidays Released
• 2016-09-02: Paraguay Public Holiday October 3
• 2016-04-09: Paraguay May 2016 Public Holidays Announced
• 2016-02-20: Paraguay Public Holiday February 29
• 2014-12-18: Paraguay 2015 Public Holidays Finalized
• 2014-12-07: Paraguay 2015 Public Holidays Preview
• 2014-01-10: Paraguay 2014 Public Holidays Announced
• 2013-01-03: Paraguay 2013 Public Holidays Announced
• 2012-08-03: Paraguay 2013 Public Holidays Amended
• 2012-07-24: Paraguay Mid-Week Public Holidays Update
• 2010-09-23: Paraguay Legislature Wants To Move Mid-Week Public Holidays
• 2008-07-26: Paraguay Pressured To Apply 2001 Law On Mid-Week Public Holidays
• 2001-06-29: Paraguay Law To Move Mid-Week Public Holidays


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