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Uruguayan 2017 Public Holidays Announced
 
(Posted on Monday, December 5, 2016)

Source: Presidencia de la República (República Oriental del Uruguay)

The government of Uruguay has released its annual list of official 2017 Uruguayan bank holidays and non-working public holidays in Uruguay for the calendar year 2017.

As usual (04-Jan-2016, 10-Jan-2015, 06-Jan-2014, 05-Dec-2012 and 15-Dec-2011), and more generally in Latin American countries which follow the Emiliani Rule (02-Oct-2005) to determine the date of observance of some of their non-working public holidays, the interesting aspects are the announced dates of such moveable public holidays, in particular after the decision, a couple of years ago (12-May-2011, 02-May-2011 and 21-Oct-2010), to "freeze" the date of the May 18 public holiday in 2011, something that will not occur in 2017, where the May 18 public holiday of Uruguay will be observed on Monday, May 22, 2017.

Recall that 15 years ago (14-Nov-2001), Uruguay's Parliament had permanently frozen the dates of the observance of the June 19 and November 2 public holidays, leaving only 3 "movable" public holidays in Uruguay: April 19 (Desembarco de los 33 Orientales), May 18 (Batalla de las Piedras), and October 12 (Descubrimiento de América).

Related links and worldwide public holidays news updates:
Uruguay bank holidays and public holidays (news and updates)
Worldwide bank holidays and public holidays news updates (December 2016)
Uruguay 2017 bank holidays and public holidays (current year)
Uruguay 2018 bank holidays and public holidays (next year)
Uruguay 2019 bank holidays and public holidays
Uruguay 2020 bank holidays and public holidays
Uruguay 2021 bank holidays and public holidays
• 2016-01-04: Uruguayan 2016 Public Holidays Announced
• 2015-01-10: Uruguayan 2015 Public Holidays Announced
• 2014-01-06: Uruguayan 2014 Public Holidays Announced
• 2012-12-05: Uruguayan 2013 Public Holidays Announced
• 2011-12-15: Uruguayan 2012 Public Holidays Announced
• 2011-05-12: Uruguay Senate Approves May 18 Public Holiday
• 2011-05-02: Uruguay Confirms May 18 Public Holiday
• 2010-10-21: Uruguay To Change May 2011 Public Holiday
• 2005-10-02: Colombia's Public Holidays Architect Dies At 91
• 2001-11-14: Uruguay Public Holidays Amended


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