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2019 (public news feed delayed by 30 days)

  • Jan
  • 3
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  • Argentina Confirms 2019 Public Holidays

    Boletín Oficial de la República Argentina (Buenos Aires) - The Ministry of the Interior of Argentina has announced the list of annual non-working public holidays in Argentina for the calendar year 2019.
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2018

  • Oct
  • 30
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  • Argentina Extends November 30 Public Holiday

    Boletín Oficial de la República Argentina (Buenos Aires) - The government of Argentina has published a decree declaring Friday, November 30, 2018, as a one-off non-working public holiday, for both the private and public sectors ("ARTÍCULO 1°.- Establécese como feriado el día viernes 30 de noviembre de 2018 en el ámbito de la CIUDAD AUTÓNOMA DE BUENOS AIRES, con motivo de la celebración de la Cumbre de Líderes del GRUPO DE LOS 20 (G20)."), within the Capital Territory, on account of the upcoming G20 summit.
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  • Oct
  • 9
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  • Argentina Decrees November 30 Public Sector Holiday

    Boletín Oficial de la República Argentina (Buenos Aires) - The government of Argentina's capital city, Buenos Aires, have issued a decree declaring Friday, November 30, 2018, as a one-off non-working public sector holiday within the Capital Territory, on account of the upcoming G20 summit.
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  • Oct
  • 2
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  • Argentina November 30 Public Holiday Update

    Boletín Oficial de la República Argentina (Buenos Aires) - Argentina's Executive has renewed pressure on Argentina's Lower House (Cámara de Diputados), to expedite a bill sent last summer, which would declare Friday, November 30, 2018, as a one-off non-working public holiday in Argentina's capital, on account of the G20 summit being held in Buenos Aires' region.
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  • Jul
  • 27
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  • Argentina Mulls November 30 Public Holiday

    Boletín Oficial de la República Argentina (Buenos Aires) - Argentina's Executive has submitted to Argentina's Lower House (Cámara de Diputados), a bill which would declare Friday, November 30, 2018, as a one-off non-working public holiday in Argentina's capital, on account of the G20 summit being held in Buenos Aires' region.
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  • Apr
  • 9
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  • Argentina Rules-Out April 24 Public Holiday

    Boletín Oficial de la República Argentina (Buenos Aires) - The government of Argentina has denied recent rumours that Tuesday, April 24, 2018, would be a non-working public holiday in Argentina.
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2017

  • Nov
  • 10
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  • Argentina's 2018-2019 Public Holidays Amended

    Boletín Oficial de la República Argentina (Buenos Aires) - With scant hours left before the deadline for the declaration of 2018 bridge public holidays in Argentina, the government of Argentina has published the decreto 923/2017 which declares 3 bridge public holidays in 2018 and 3 bridge public holidays in 2019 ("días no laborables con fines turísticos").
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  • Nov
  • 3
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  • Argentina's November Bank Holiday Nationwide This Year

    Asociación Bancaria (AB) - Argentina's Bank Association (Asociación Bancaria) has announced a continuation of the extension of the usual, November 6, Día del Trabajador Bancario bank holiday to the entire country (a few years ago, it was limited to Argentine's capital, Buenos Aires).
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  • Oct
  • 18
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  • Argentina's Public Holidays Law Promulgated

    Boletín Oficial de la República Argentina (Buenos Aires) - The government of Argentina has promulgated the law 27.399 which reinstates the feriados puente whereby the executive will have the ability to declare one-off bridge public holidays in Argentina, up to a maximum of 3 per year, a law signed by president Mauricio Macri, his Chief of Staff, Marcos Peña, minister of the interior, Rogelio Frigerio.
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  • Sep
  • 29
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  • Argentina's Senate Approves New Public Holidays Legislation

    Boletín Oficial de la República Argentina (Buenos Aires) - The Senate of Argentina has, in turn, approved by a vote of 59 to 0 and one abstention, the bill passed earlier this month in Argentina's Cámara de Diputados which gives back to the executive the ability to declare one-off bridge public holidays in Argentina, up to a maximum of 3 per year ("Faculta al Poder Ejecutivo a fijar hasta tres por año, aunque no será obligación").
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  • Sep
  • 13
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  • Argentina Passes New Public Holidays Legislation

    Boletín Oficial de la República Argentina (Buenos Aires) - Less than a year after President Mauricio Macri eliminated one-off bridge public holidays in Argentina via the DNU 52/2017 (Decreto de Necesidad y Urgencia), a bill was passed today, by a vote of 152 to 1, in Argentina's Cámara de Diputados which gives back to the executive the ability to declare one-off bridge public holidays in Argentine, up to a maximum of 3 per year ("Faculta al Poder Ejecutivo a fijar hasta tres por año, aunque no será obligación").
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  • Sep
  • 3
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  • Argentina Mulls June 15 Public Holiday

    Boletín Oficial de la República Argentina (Buenos Aires) - The Education Commission of Argentina's Lower House (Cámara de Diputados), has forwarded to the floor for further consideration, a bill which would declare June 15, 2018, as a one-off (por única vez) non-working public holiday in Argentina.
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  • Aug
  • 5
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  • Argentina Mulls October 31 Public Holiday

    Boletín Oficial de la República Argentina (Buenos Aires) - A bill has been introduced into Argentina's Lower House (Cámara de Diputados), by MP Marcelo Daletto (UCR), which add a new annual non-working public holiday in Argentina on October 31st, to mark the "Día de las Iglesias Evangélicas".
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  • Feb
  • 2
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  • Argentina Public Holidays Legislation Additional Changes Gazetted

    Boletín Oficial de la República Argentina (Buenos Aires) - The Decreto de Necesidad y Urgencia (Decreto 80/2017), announced earlier this week by Argentine President, Mauricio Macri, as a follow-up to last week's Decreto 52/2017, has been published in the Boletín Oficial de la República Argentina, thus further amending the legislation governing non-working public holidays in Argentina, effective immediately.
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  • Jan
  • 30
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  • Argentina Public Holidays Legislation Changes Again

    Boletín Oficial de la República Argentina (Buenos Aires) - The Decreto de Necesidad y Urgencia (Decreto 52/2017), signed last week by Argentine President, Mauricio Macri, and revising the rules governing non-working public holidays in Argentina, is to be amended by a new decree to be published later today in the Boletín Oficial de la República Argentina.
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  • Jan
  • 23
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  • Argentina Public Holidays Legislation Changes Gazetted

    Boletín Oficial de la República Argentina (Buenos Aires) - The Decreto de Necesidad y Urgencia (Decreto 52/2017), announced last week by Argentine President, Mauricio Macri, to set forth his proposed revisions to the rules governing non-working public holidays in Argentina, has been published in the Boletín Oficial de la República Argentina to take effect tomorrow, Tuesday, January 24, 2017.
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  • Jan
  • 19
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  • Argentina 2017 Public Holidays Emergency Decree

    Boletín Oficial de la República Argentina (Buenos Aires) - Argentine President, Mauricio Macri, has announced that he would soon ("en las próximas horas") issue a Decreto de Necesidad y Urgencia (DNU) setting forth his proposed revisions to the 2017, and beyond, non-working public holidays in Argentina.
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2016

  • Dec
  • 2
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  • Argentina 2017 Public Holidays Reduction Legislation

    Boletín Oficial de la República Argentina (Buenos Aires) - The administration of Argentine President, Mauricio Macri, has sent to Congress a legislative proposal, penned by his chief of staff, Marcos Peña, implementing his recent decision to put an end to the process of declaring one-off non-working public holidays in Argentina ("feriados con fines turísticos") effective next year, for the calendar year 2017.
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  • Oct
  • 30
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  • Argentina Reduces 2017 Public Holidays

    Boletín Oficial de la República Argentina (Buenos Aires) - After a few weeks of indecision, the administration of Argentine President, Mauricio Macri, has finally decided to stop the process of declaring one-off non-working public holidays in Argentina ("feriados con fines turísticos") effective next year, for the calendar year 2017.
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  • Aug
  • 2
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  • Argentina Mulls August Public Holiday Change

    Boletín Oficial de la República Argentina (Buenos Aires) - A bill has been introduced into Argentina's Lower House (Cámara de Diputados), by MP Gustavo Valdés (UCR), which would change the rule governing the date when the "conmemoración del fallecimiento del General Don José de San Martín", annual non-working public holiday in Argentina, is observed, from the current 3rd Monday of August to the fixed date of August 17.
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  • Jun
  • 23
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  • Argentina Public Holiday July 8

    Boletín Oficial de la República Argentina (Buenos Aires) - Argentina's Minister of Tourism, Gustavo Santos, has announced that Argentina's President, Mauricio Macri, had declared Friday, July 8, 2016, as a one-off bridge non-working public holiday in Argentina, to extend the upcoming, July 9, Día de la Independencia public holiday of Argentina into a 3-day weekend.
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  • Jun
  • 10
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  • Argentina's June 17 Public Holiday Gazetted

    Boletín Oficial de la República Argentina (Buenos Aires) - Argentina's President, Mauricio Macri, has ended the suspense over his possibly vetoing the recently-passed bill to declare a new annual non-working public holiday in Argentina on June 17, commemorating General Martín Miguel de Güemes, and has signed the bill into law via the "decreto 765/2016 que promulga la ley 27.258".
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  • Jun
  • 8
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  • Argentina's Senate Approves June 17 Public Holiday

    Boletín Oficial de la República Argentina (Buenos Aires) - Earlier today, Argentina's Senate finally approved, by a vote of 47-6, the bill that would declare June 17 as a new annual non-working public holiday in Argentina, to commemorate the anniversary of the death of General Martín Miguel de Güemes ("Conmemoración del fallecimiento del general Martín Miguel de Güemes").
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  • May
  • 31
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  • Argentina's President Mulls June 17 Public Holiday Veto

    Boletín Oficial de la República Argentina (Buenos Aires) - Argentina's Vice-President, Gabriela Michetti, is quoted in the Argentine media as not ruling-out the possibility that President Macri will veto the bill currently making its way through Argentina's parliament and which would declare a one-off non-working public holiday in Argentina on June 17 ("aniversario de la muerte del general salteño Martín Miguel de Güemes").
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  • May
  • 19
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  • Argentina Mulls June 17 Public Holiday

    Boletín Oficial de la República Argentina (Buenos Aires) - The Committee on Constitutional Affairs of Argentina's Senate has approved a bill which would declare a new annual non-working public holiday in Argentina on June 17, to commemorate General Martín Miguel de Güemes ("conmemoración al paso a la inmortalidad del general Don Martin de Güemes").
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2015

  • Dec
  • 22
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  • Argentina 2015 Year-End Bank Holidays

    Ministerio del Interior (República Argentina) - Argentina's Central Bank (BCRA) has announced that Thursday, December 24, and Thursday, December 31, 2015, would be half-day bank holidays in Argentina.
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  • Dec
  • 22
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  • Argentina Adds 2015-2016 Year-End Public Holidays

    Ministerio del Interior (República Argentina) - Newly-elected Argentine President, Mauricio Macri, has once again decreed, year-end, public holidays for Argentina's public sector, on December 24 and 31, 2015, in addition to the previously-announced 2015 official non-working public holidays in Argentina.
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  • Dec
  • 13
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  • Argentina To Maintain 2016 Public Holidays

    Boletín Oficial de la República Argentina (Buenos Aires) - The Minister of Tourism of Argentina's new government, Gustavo Santos, has announced that, contrary to his pronouncements during the recent presidential campaign, Argentine President Mauricio Macri would not reverse any of the annual public holidays or one-off non-working public holidays ("feriados con fines turísticos") previously-declared to the end of the calendar year 2016.
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  • Oct
  • 30
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  • Argentina Full 2016 Public Holidays Released

    Boletín Oficial de la República Argentina (Buenos Aires) - Argentina's Ministry of the Interior has released the full annual official list of non-working public holidays, including the previously-released bridge public holidays ("feriados con fines turísticos"), in Argentina for the upcoming calendar year 2016.
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  • Oct
  • 27
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  • Argentina Moves November 2015 Public Holiday

    Boletín Oficial de la República Argentina (Buenos Aires) - Argentine President, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, has decided to go ahead as suggested and move the upcoming, November 23, Día de la Soberanía Nacional, annual non-working public holiday in Argentina, to avoid the possible, and more than likely, November 22, second round of the upcoming presidential elections, falling in the middle of a 3-day weekend.
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  • Oct
  • 12
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  • Argentina Mulls November Public Holiday Change

    Boletín Oficial de la República Argentina (Buenos Aires) - A bill has been introduced into Argentina's Lower House (Cámara de Diputados), by MP Patricia Bullrich, which would move the upcoming, November 23, Día de la Soberanía Nacional, annual non-working public holiday in Argentina, to the previous Monday, November 16, 2015, to avoid the possible, and more than likely, second round of the upcoming presidential elections, falling in the middle of a 3-day weekend.
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  • Jun
  • 5
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  • Argentina June 29 Public Holiday Confusion

    Boletín Oficial de la República Argentina (Buenos Aires) - Over the past couple of days, various news media in Argentina, have either announced a new one-off non-working public holiday in Argentina on June 29, or ruled it out (it will, in fact not be a one-off non-working public holiday in Argentina).
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  • Apr
  • 20
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  • Argentina May 2015 Public Holidays

    Boletín Oficial de la República Argentina (Buenos Aires) - Argentina's Ministry of the Interior has released a communiqué listing the official list of non-working public holidays, including bridge public holidays ("feriados con fines turísticos"), in Argentina for the month of May 2015.
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2014

  • Dec
  • 30
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  • Argentina 2014 Year-End Bank Holiday

    Ministerio del Interior (República Argentina) - Argentina's Central Bank (BCRA) has confirmed that tomorrow, Wednesday, December 31, 2014, would once again be a full-day bank holiday in Argentina.
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  • Dec
  • 15
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  • Argentina Adds 2014-2015 Year-End Public Holidays

    Ministerio del Interior (República Argentina) - Jorge Capitanich, the Chief of Cabinet of Argentina's President, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, has released the Decreto 2458/2014, declaring once again three, year-end, public holidays for Argentina's public sector, in addition to the previously-announced 2014 and 2015 official public holidays in Argentina.
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  • Nov
  • 15
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  • Argentina Full 2015 Public Holidays Released

    Boletín Oficial de la República Argentina (Buenos Aires) - Argentina's Ministry of the Interior has released the full annual official list of non-working public holidays, including the previously-released bridged public holidays ("feriados con fines turísticos"), in Argentina for the upcoming calendar year 2015.
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  • Sep
  • 18
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  • Argentina September 24 Public Holiday Ruled-Out

    Boletín Oficial de la República Argentina (Buenos Aires) - Argentina's Ministry of the Interior and Transportation has issued a statement ruling-out the rumoured declaration of another non-working public holiday in Argentina on September 24.
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  • Jul
  • 6
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  • Argentina June 29 Public Holiday Voted By House

    Boletín Oficial de la República Argentina (Buenos Aires) - Argentina's Lower House (Cámara de Diputados) has passed the bill introduced by Kirchnerite deputy Julio Solanas, which would declare another one-off commemorative non-working public holiday on June 29, 2015, to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the declaration of independence from foreign control.
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  • Jun
  • 14
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  • Argentina Could Extend June 27 Public Sector Holiday

    Boletín Oficial de la República Argentina (Buenos Aires) - The Lower House of the Province of Buenos Aires ("Cámara de Diputados de la Provincia de Buenos Aires") has approved the extension to the Provincial level of last year's Ley Nº 26.876, which makes June 27 an annual non-working public sector holiday in Argentina for the federal public sector.
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  • Jun
  • 6
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  • Argentina June 20 Public Holiday Move Ruled-Out

    Boletín Oficial de la República Argentina (Buenos Aires) - Argentina's Ministry of the Interior and Transportation has issued a statement ruling-out the rumoured move of the upcoming "Día del Paso a la Inmortalidad del Gral. Manuel Belgrano" non-working public holiday from Friday, June 20, to Monday, June, 23, 2014.
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  • May
  • 20
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  • Argentina Mulls June 29 Public Holiday

    Boletín Oficial de la República Argentina (Buenos Aires) - The commission in charge of examining bills proposing new public holidays in Argentina (comisión de Cultura de la Cámara de Diputados) is examining a bill that would declare yet another one-off commemorative non-working public holiday on June 29, 2015, to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the declaration of independence from foreign control ("200 años de la primera Declaración Independentista de la dominación extranjera").
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  • May
  • 7
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  • Argentina Capital Public Holiday May 12

    Boletín Oficial de la República Argentina (Buenos Aires) - The government of Argentina's Capital Territory Province of Buenos Aires has declared Monday, May 12, 2014, as a one-off non-working public holiday in the Capital Territory Province of Buenos Aires on account of the 150th anniversary of the city's founding.
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  • Jan
  • 29
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  • Argentina 2015 Public Holidays Gazetted

    Boletín Oficial de la República Argentina (Buenos Aires) - The annual official list of non-working public holidays in Argentina for the calendar year 2015 ("Feriados Nacionales y Puentes Turísticos 2015") has officially been gazetted.
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2013

  • Dec
  • 20
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  • Argentina Adds 2013 Year-End Bank Holidays

    Ministerio del Interior (República Argentina) - Jorge Capitanich, the Chief of Cabinet of Argentina's President, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, has announced that, in addition to the 4 year-end non-working public sector holidays announced earlier this week, Tuesday, December 24, and Tuesday, December 31, 2013, would be full-day, one-off, bank holidays in Argentina.
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  • Dec
  • 17
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  • Argentina 2013-2014 Year-End Public Holidays

    Ministerio del Interior (República Argentina) - Jorge Capitanich, the Chief of Cabinet of Argentina's President, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, has released the Decreto 2111/2013, declaring once again 4, year-end, public holidays for Argentina's public sector, in addition to the previously-announced 2013 and 2014 official public holidays in Argentina.
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  • Nov
  • 12
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  • Argentina 2014-2015-2016 One-Off Public Holidays

    Boletín Oficial de la República Argentina (Buenos Aires) - The government of Argentina has gazetted the Decreto 1768/2013 which lists the one-off non-working bridge public holidays ("feriados con fines turísticos") for the calendar years 2014, 2015 and 2016.
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  • Oct
  • 16
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  • Argentina 2014 Public Holidays Released

    Boletín Oficial de la República Argentina (Buenos Aires) - Argentina's Ministry of the Interior has released the annual official list of non-working public holidays in Argentina for the calendar year 2014 ("Feriados Nacionales y Puentes Turísticos 2014").
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  • Oct
  • 5
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  • Argentina Public Holiday October 14

    Ministerio del Interior (República Argentina) - Argentina's Ministry of the Interior has announced that the upcoming, annual, October 12, "Día de la Diversidad Cultural Americana", non-working public holiday would be moved to Monday, October 14, 2013.
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  • Aug
  • 10
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  • Argentina Gazettes June 27 Public Sector Holiday

    Boletín Oficial de la República Argentina (Buenos Aires) - Argentina's President, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, has issued Decree 1059/2013 which turns into law the recent bill to declare June 27 an annual non-working public sector holiday in Argentina.
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  • Aug
  • 3
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  • Argentina Public Holiday August 19

    Ministerio del Interior (República Argentina) - Argentina's Ministry of the Interior has announced that the upcoming, annual, August 17 non-working public holiday would be moved to Monday, August 19, 2013.
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  • Jul
  • 6
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  • Argentina July 8 Public Holiday Ruled-Out

    Ministerio del Interior (República Argentina) - Argentina's Minister of Tourism, Enrique Meyer, has announced that Monday, July 8, 2013, would not be another one-off non-working public holiday in Argentina ("lunes 8 se trabaja de forma habitual").
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  • Jul
  • 5
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  • Argentina Votes June 27 Public Sector Holiday

    Honorable Cámara de Diputados de la Nación Argentina (Buenos Aires) - Argentina's Congress has approved in its final reading a bill to declare June 27 as a new annual non-working public sector holiday in Argentina.
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  • May
  • 22
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  • Argentina 2016 Public Holiday Added

    Ministerio del Interior (República Argentina) - Argentina's Minister of Tourism, Enrique Meyer, has announced that Friday, July 8, 2016, would be another one-off non-working public holiday in Argentina.
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  • Jan
  • 15
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  • Argentina January 31 Public Holiday Gazetted

    Boletín Oficial de la República Argentina (Buenos Aires) - The bill to declare a one-off non-working public holiday in Argentina on Monday, January 31, 2013, to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the initial meeting of the Argentine Contituting Assembly (conmemoración del bicentenario de la Asamblea General Constituyente de 1813), recently approved by Argentina's lower house of Congress (Cámara de Diputados) and Argentina's Senate, has now been officially gazetted (Ley Nº 26.840).
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  • Jan
  • 9
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  • Argentina February 20 Public Holiday Gazetted

    Boletín Oficial de la República Argentina (Buenos Aires) - The bill to declare a one-off non-working public holiday in Argentina on Wednesday, February 20, 2013, recently approved by Argentina's lower house of Congress (Cámara de Diputados) and Argentina's Senate, has now been officially gazetted (Ley Nº 26.837).
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2012

  • Dec
  • 20
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  • Argentina January 31 Public Holiday Official

    Parlamentario (Buenos Aires) - Argentina's Senate has approved by 52-6 the recent bill that declares a one-off non-working public holiday in Argentina on January 31, 2013, to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the initial meeting of the Argentine Contituting Assembly (conmemoración del bicentenario de la Asamblea General Constituyente de 1813).
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  • Dec
  • 14
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  • Argentina January 31 Public Holiday Update

    Honorable Cámara de Diputados de la Nación Argentina (Buenos Aires) - Argentina's lower house of Congress (Cámara de Diputados) has been convoked for an extraordinary session, during which it is to vote on pending legislation that would declare a one-off non-working public holiday in Argentina on January 31, 2013.
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  • Nov
  • 30
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  • Argentina Public Holiday February 20

    Parlamentario (Buenos Aires) - Argentina's Senate has approved into law the bill recently approved by the lower house of Congress (Cámara de Diputados) to declare a one-off non-working public holiday in Argentina on Wednesday, February 20, 2013.
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  • Nov
  • 22
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  • Argentina Additional 2013 Public Holidays Update

    Honorable Cámara de Diputados de la Nación Argentina (Buenos Aires) - Argentina's lower house of Congress (Cámara de Diputados) has approved a bill to declare one-off non-working public holidays in Argentina on January 31 and February 20, 2013.
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  • Nov
  • 12
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  • Argentina 2013 Public Holidays Announced

    Ministerio del Interior (República Argentina) - Argentina's Ministry of the Interior has officially released and confirmed the official list of non-working public holidays in Argentina for the calendar year 2013.
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  • Nov
  • 4
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  • Argentina January 31 Public Holiday Bill

    Honorable Cámara de Diputados de la Nación Argentina (Buenos Aires) - Argentina parliamentary commission on new legislation (comisión de Legislación General de la Cámara de Diputados) has announced that it will consider next week a bill that would declare another one-off non-working public holiday in Argentina on January 31, 2013.
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  • Sep
  • 11
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  • Argentina September 24 Public Holiday Gazetted

    Boletín Oficial de la República Argentina (Buenos Aires) - Argentina's President, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, has signed into law the bill recently passed by the Argentine Senate and Lower House, which declares a one-off non-working public holiday on Monday, September 24, 2012, to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the battle of Tucumán.
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  • Sep
  • 9
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  • Argentina Considers June 27 Public Sector Holiday

    Parlamentario (Buenos Aires) - The Labour Commission of Argentina's lower house (Cámara de Diputados) has moved to the full house a bill that would declare June 27 as a new annual non-working public holiday for Argentina's public sector employees. Senate has approved the bill, recently approved by the lower house, to declare a one-off non-working public holiday on Monday, September 24, 2012, to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the battle of Tucumán.
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  • Sep
  • 6
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  • Argentina September 24 Public Holiday Approved

    Parlamentario (Buenos Aires) - As had been expected, Argentina's Senate has approved the bill, recently approved by the lower house, to declare a one-off non-working public holiday on Monday, September 24, 2012, to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the battle of Tucumán.
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  • Sep
  • 5
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  • Argentina September 24 Public Holiday Update

    La Razon (Buenos Aires) - The influential Argentine daily, La Razón, has editorialized its estimate that the Senate and the President of Argentina will approve in the coming days the recently-approved bill to declare a one-off non-working public holiday on Monday, September 24, 2012, to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the battle of Tucumán.
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  • Aug
  • 10
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  • Argentina September 24 Public Holiday Moved To Senate

    Parlamentario (Buenos Aires) - Argentina's lower house of Congress (Cámara de Diputados) has approved the recent bill to declare a one-off non-working public holiday in Argentina on Monday, September 24, 2012, to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the battle of Tucumán.
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  • Jul
  • 30
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  • Argentina 2013 Public Holidays Released

    Boletín Oficial de la República Argentina (Buenos Aires) - Argentina's Ministry of the Interior has released the official list of non-working public holidays in Argentina for the calendar year 2013.
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  • Jul
  • 1
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  • Argentina 2014 One-Off Public Holidays

    Ministerio del Interior (República Argentina) - Argentina's Ministry of the Interior has released the official list of one-off additional public holidays (días feriados con fines turísticos) in Argentina for the calendar year 2014.
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  • Jun
  • 29
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  • Argentina September 24 Public Holiday Update

    Parlamentario (Buenos Aires) - The Tourism Commission of Argentina's lower house of Congress (Cámara de Diputados) has approved part of a recent bill to declare a one-off non-working public holiday in Argentina on Monday, September 24, 2012, to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the battle of Tucumán.
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  • May
  • 25
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  • Argentina Votes February 3 Public Holiday

    Parlamentario (Buenos Aires) - Argentina's lower house of Congress (Cámara de Diputados) has approved a recent bill to declare a one-off non-working public holiday in Argentina on February 3, 2013, to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the battle of San Lorenzo.
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  • Apr
  • 1
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  • Argentina Bill To Add 2 Public Holidays

    Parlamentario (Buenos Aires) - The new laws committee of Argentina's lower house of Congress (Comisión de Legislación General de la Cámara de Diputados) is about to consider a bill that would add 2 one-off public holidays in the coming year.
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  • Mar
  • 26
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  • Argentina Bill To Cap Public Holidays

    Parlamentario (Buenos Aires) - A bill (proyecto de ley) has been introduce in Argentina's lower house of Congress by MP Enrique Thomas which would limit the number of national non-working public holidays in Argentina to 15 in any given year.
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  • Mar
  • 22
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  • Argentina Holy Week Public Holidays Confusion

    El día (Buenos Aires) - There are contradictory statements from the government of Argentina concerning the rumor that it was thinking of declaring the entire semana santa (the week leading up to Easter Sunday) as non-working public holidays throughout Argentina.
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  • Mar
  • 16
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  • Argentina Considers Weeklong Public Holidays

    Ministerio del Interior (República Argentina) - The government of Argentina is once again considering declaring the entire semana santa (the week leading up to Easter Sunday) as non-working public holidays throughout Argentina.
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  • Mar
  • 10
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  • Argentina September 24 Public Holiday Bill

    Parlamentario (Buenos Aires) - A bill (proyecto de ley) has been introduce in Argentina's lower house of Congress which would declare September 24, 2012, a one-off nationwide public holiday to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the battle of Tucumán.
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2011

  • Dec
  • 23
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  • Argentina February 27 Public Holiday Gazetted

    Boletín Oficial de la República Argentina (Buenos Aires) - Argentina's President, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, has signed into law the recently-adopted Ley Nº 26.721/11 which declares a one-off additional non-working public holiday in Argentina on Monday, February 27, 2012.
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  • Dec
  • 16
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  • Argentina 2011-2012 Year-End Public Holidays Amended

    Subsecretaría de Justicia (Buenos Aires Ciudad) - The Administration of the City and Region of Buenos Aires has amended the recently-announced decree by Argentina's President, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner declaring 4, year-end, public holidays for Argentina's public sector.
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  • Dec
  • 14
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  • Argentina 2011-2012 Year-End Public Holidays Declared

    Ministerio del Interior (República Argentina) - Argentina's Minister of the Interior, Florencio Randazzo, has announced that Argentina's President, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner had signed a decree declaring 4, year-end, public holidays for Argentina's public sector.
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  • Dec
  • 1
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  • Argentina's Congress Approves February 27 Public Holiday

    Parlamentario (Buenos Aires) - Argentina's lower house of Congress has, in turn, approved a bill which would declare February 27, 2012, as a one-off nationwide public holiday to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the Creation and First Pledge of Allegiance to the flag of Argentina (Día del Bicentenario de la Creación y Jura de la Bandera).
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  • Oct
  • 15
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  • Argentina 2012 Public Holidays Announced

    Boletín Oficial de la República Argentina (Buenos Aires) - Argentina's Ministry of the Interior has released the official list of public holidays in Argentina for the calendar year 2012.
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  • Oct
  • 7
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  • Argentina Bank Holiday October 11

    Instituto Provincial de la Administración Pública (IPAP) - The Cabinet of Ministers of Argentina's Capital Province of Buenos Aires has issued Resolución Nº 208/11 which declares Tuesday, October 11, 2011, as a one-off bank holiday and public sector holiday throughout the Capital Province of Buenos Aires, on account of the upcoming "Centenario de Salazar".
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  • Jul
  • 27
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  • Argentina Senate Approves February 27 Public Holiday

    Parlamentario (Buenos Aires) - The Senate of Argentina has approved a bill which would declare February 27, 2012, as a one-off nationwide public holiday to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the Creation and First Pledge of Allegiance to the flag of Argentina.
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  • May
  • 4
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  • Argentina Gazettes August Public Holiday Change

    Boletín Oficial de la República Argentina (Buenos Aires) - The Government of Argentina has gazetted an emergency decree (decreto de necesidad y urgencia 521/2011) which officializes the move of the upcoming annual public holiday commemorating the death of General José de San Martin from the 3rd Monday of August to Monday, August 22, 2011.
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  • Apr
  • 30
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  • Argentina Confirms August 22 Public Holiday

    Ministerio del Interior (República Argentina) - Late last night, Argentina's Minister of the Interior, Florencio Randazzo, confirmed that the 2011 annual public holiday commemorating the death of General José de San Martín would be moved from Monday, August 15, to Monday, August 22, 2011.
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  • Apr
  • 28
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  • Argentina Considering Moving August 15 Public Holiday

    Ministerio del Interior (República Argentina) - Argentina's ministro del Interior, Florencio Randazzo, has announced that the Argentine government was considering changing the date of this year's public holiday commemorating the death of General José de San Martín from August 15 to another date, away from the upcoming August 14, 2011, presidential primaries poll day.
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2010

  • Dec
  • 23
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  • Argentina Extends Year-End Bank Holidays

    Asociación de Bancos de la Argentina (ABA) - The press secretary of the Argentinian association of banks, Eduardo Berrozpe, has announced an extension of the annual Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve bank holidays.
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  • Dec
  • 11
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  • Argentina Announces Year-End Public Sector Holidays

    Boletín Oficial de la República Argentina (Buenos Aires) - Argentina's President, Cristina Kirchner, has signed executive decree 1923/2010 declaring public sector holidays on December 23, 24, 30, and 31, 2010.
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  • Nov
  • 4
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  • Argentina Declares November 22 Public Holiday

    Ministerio del Interior (Buenos Aires) - Argentina's Interior Minister, Florencio Randazzo, has announced that the new schedule of national non-working public holidays, set through yesterday's Presidential Decrees, "is immediately applicable" (el cronograma es de implementación inmediata) meaning that Monday, November 22, 2010, will be a public holiday (por lo tanto el 22 de noviembre será feriado nacional).
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  • Nov
  • 3
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  • Argentina Decrees Public Holidays Overhaul

    Boletín Oficial de la República Argentina (Buenos Aires) - Argentina's President, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, has signed a decree, published in today's Boletín Oficial (Número 32.020, Año CXVIII), implementing the public holidays revision currently being reviewed by the legislature.
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  • Oct
  • 1
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  • Argentina Fast Tracks Public Holidays Revision

    Parlamentario (Buenos Aires) - The plenary of Argentina's congressional Comisiones de Legislación General, Turismo y Cultura is fast tracking the recently introduced bill revising the list of Argentina's official non-working public holidays.
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  • Sep
  • 13
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  • Argentina Public Holidays Revision Bill Introduced

    Parlamentario (Buenos Aires) - Argentina's President, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, has presented a bill which would make wholesale changes to Argentina's public holidays, starting in 2011.
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  • Jun
  • 15
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  • Argentina Confirms Moved June 20 Public Holiday

    Ministerio del Interior (República Argentina) - Argentina's Ministry of the Interior has confirmed that, as per law 24.445, the upcoming June 20, "Paso a la Inmortalidad del General Manuel Belgrano", public holiday would be moved to Monday, June 21, 2010.
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  • May
  • 4
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  • Argentina Decrees May 24 Public Holiday

    La Nación (Buenos Aires) - A few hours ago, Argentina's President, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, abandoned the legislative route, and signed an executive decree making Monday, May 24, 2010, a one-off (por única vez) non-working public holiday to coincide with Argentina's bicentennial.
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  • Mar
  • 31
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  • Argentina Confirms Bicentennial Public Holidays

    Ministerio del Interior (Buenos Aires) - Argentina's Interior Minister, Florencio Randazzo, has announced that the Executive had sent a bill to Congress to declare Monday, May 24, 2010, a one-off public holiday on the occasion of Argentina's bicentennial.
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  • Mar
  • 23
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  • Argentina Clarifies April 2 Double Public Holiday

    Telam (Buenos Aires) - The government of Argentina has confirmed that there would be no additional, day in lieu, public holiday to compensate the fact that this year's Good Friday falls on the same date as the annual, April 2, Día del Veterano y de los Caídos en Malvinas, public holiday.
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  • Mar
  • 13
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  • Argentina To Nationalize School Holidays

    El Diario de Madryn (Madryn) - Argentina's minister of education, Mirtha Romero, has confirmed that it plans to eliminate all provincial public holidays from the list of Argentine's school holidays.
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  • Mar
  • 11
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  • Argentina Bicentennial Public Holidays Update

    0223.com (Mar del Plata) - The mayor of Mar del Plata, has met with Argentina's Interior Minister, Florencio Randazzo, yesterday, to join his voice to the chorus of politicians asking him to enact a one-off public holiday on Monday, May 24, 2010.
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  • Feb
  • 8
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  • Argentina Restores Carnival Holidays

    Diario La Prensa (Buenos Aires) - Argentina's Minister of Tourism, Enrique Meyer, has confirmed that the 2 days of Carnival, abolished as public holidays in 1976 by the military junta, would be restored at the national level effective this year.
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  • Jan
  • 25
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  • Argentina Conflicted About Bicentennial Public Holidays

    La Nación (Buenos Aires) - Argentina's federal government and the government of Argentina's Capital Territory (Buenos Aires) are in conflict over proposed plans to extend the upcoming May 25 public holiday marking Argentina's bicentennial.
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  • Jan
  • 17
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  • Argentina Announces October 27 Census Public Holiday

    Analisis Digital (Buenos Aires) - Argentina's President, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, has signed the executive decree No. 67/2010 which specifies that the next national census will take place on Wednesday, October 27, 2010, and that this date will be a national non-working public holiday (la fecha será declarada feriado nacional).
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  • Jan
  • 6
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  • Argentina Declares Another 2 Public Holidays For Chilean Elections

    Info BAE (Buenos Aires) - The government of Argentina has declared 2 days of public sector holidays, on Friday, January 15, and Monday, January 18, 2010, for all Chilean public servants to participate in their country's elections.
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2009

  • Dec
  • 22
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  • Argentina Declares Year-End Public Sector Holidays

    Telam (Buenos Aires) - Argentina's President, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, and Interior Minister, Florencio Randazzo, have co-signed Decree 2090/2009 which declares public sector holidays on Thursday, December 24, and Thursday, December 31, 2009.
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  • Dec
  • 7
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  • Argentina Declares 2 Public Holidays For Chilean Elections

    Ministerio del Interior (Buenos Aires) - The government of Argentina has declared 2 days of public sector holidays, on Friday, December 11, and Monday, December 14, 2009, for all Chilean public servants to participate in their country's elections.
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  • Oct
  • 12
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  • Argentina's October 12 Public Holiday Name In Question

    Univision (Buenos Aires) - Argentina's INADI (Instituto Nacional contra la Discriminación, la Xenofobia y el Racismo) has introduced another proposal to the government to rename the October 12, Día de la Raza, public holiday into the Día de la Diversidad Cultural Americana.
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  • Sep
  • 8
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  • Argentina Bill would Create 4 Monday Public Holidays

    Puntal (Cordoba) - Argentina Legislator, Griselda Baldata (Coalición Cívica), has introduced a bill that would stop the practice of moving historical public holidays to the nearest Monday, and declare four, 2nd Monday of the month, tourism public holidays.
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  • Aug
  • 14
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  • Argentina 2010 Public Holidays Announced

    Ministerio del Interior (Buenos Aires) - Argentina's Ministry of the Interior has released the list and dates of the official public holidays in Argentina in 2010.
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  • Jul
  • 17
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  • Argentina To Consider Changing Moveable Public Holidays

    Turismo 530 (Mendoza) - Argentina's Mendoza Provincial Parliament has passed a motion asking both national assemblies (la Cámara de Senadores y la Cámara de Diputados del Honorable Congreso de la Nación) to pass a law making the June 20 and August 17 public holidays immovable, as other public holidays in Argentina already are.
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  • Jul
  • 8
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  • Argentina Confirms H1N1 Public Holiday On July 10

    Info BAE (Buenos Aires) - Argentina's Chief of Cabinet, Sergio Massa, and Minister of the Interior, Florencio Randazzo, have signed Resolución 572 which confirms that Friday, July 10, 2009, will be a one-off public sector holiday aimed at containing the spread of the H1N1 flu.
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  • Jul
  • 7
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  • Argentina Considering Additional July 10 Public Holiday

    La Capital (Buenos Aires) - Argentina's Minister of National Health, Juan Manzur, has announced that the government was considering a one-off bridge public holiday on Friday, July 10, 2009.
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  • May
  • 16
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  • Argentina Senate Approves October 30 National Holiday

    Perfil (Buenos Aires) - Argentina's Senate has voted in final reading a bill that would make October 30, an annual national holiday called "Día Nacional de la Democracia", commemorating the date of the 1983 elections that marked Argentina's return to democracy.
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  • May
  • 9
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  • Argentina Petitioned For June Sectorial Public Holiday

    Prensa Latina (Montevideo) - In his upcoming visit to Argentina's President, Cristina Fernández Kirchner, Uruguayan presidential candidate, José Mujica, is expected to repeat his request that Argentina give 2 days of public holidays to all Uruguayans living in Argentina, so that they may return to Uruguay and vote in the June 28 Uruguayan presidential elections.
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2008

  • Dec
  • 18
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  • Argentina Passes Public Holidays Law Reform

    Telam (Buenos Aires) - Late last night, in a marathon last session, Argentina's Senate approved a law project that makes changes to the observance and name of many public holidays.
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  • Dec
  • 10
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  • Argentina Declares Year-End Public Sector Holidays

    Puntal (Buenos Aires) - Argentina's Minister of the Interior, Florencio Randazzo, announced that President Cristina Fernández had signed decree 2095 declaring Friday, December 26, 2008, and Friday, January 2, 2009, as one-off non-working bridge public holidays for the public sector (asueto administrativo para los empleados estatales).
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  • Nov
  • 21
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  • Argentina Votes For New State Public Holiday In Buenos Aires Province

    ANI Noticias (Buenos Aires) - The Chamber of Deputies of Argentina has passed a law making November 20 a State public holiday in the National Capital State of Buenos Aires. The law still require Senate approval and Presidential confirmation.
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  • Nov
  • 6
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  • Argentina Proposal For 5-Day Indigenous New Year Public Holidays

    Imprenta del Congreso de la Nación (Buenos Aires) - A new proposed law (6236-D-2008), currently in front of the Senate of Argentina, would make the 5-day indigenous new year (June 20-24) an annual public holiday.
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  • Nov
  • 4
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  • Argentina's November Bank Holiday Nationwide This Year

    Clarín (Buenos Aires) - Earlier today, Argentina's Association of Banks (Asociación Bancaria) has announced the extension of the usual, November 6, Día del Trabajador Bancario bank holiday to the entire country (usually it is limited to Argentine's capital, Buenos Aires).
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  • Oct
  • 1
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  • Argentina Passes Law Moving October 12 Public Holiday

    Diario el Litoral - Argentina's parliament voted today to make the October 12 public holiday henceforth move to the following Monday, if it falls on a Saturday or Sunday.
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  • Sep
  • 27
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  • Argentina Votes Wednesday On October 12 Public Holiday Move

    Diario El Sol (Buenos Aires) - Argentina's parliament (Cámara de Diputados) has been called to a special session on Wednesday, October 1st, to vote on the law that would move the upcoming October 12 public holiday to the following day, Monday, October 13, 2008.
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  • Aug
  • 26
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  • Argentina Introduces Law Moving October 12 Weekend Public Holiday

    La Nación - The Minister of the Interior, Florencio Randazzo, has finally released the text of the draft bill sent to Parliament concerning the amendment of law 23.555 to allow for the moving of the October 12 Día de la Raza public holiday to the next Monday, if it falls on a Saturday or Sunday, making the change permanent for years to come.
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  • Aug
  • 22
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  • Argentina President To Declare October 13 Day In Lieu Public Holiday

    Tucumán Noticias (San Miguel de Tucumán) - Argentine President, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, confirmed earlier rumours that she would decree Monday, October 13, 2008, as a day in lieu public holiday to compensate the fact that the Día de la Raza public holiday falls on a Sunday in 2008.
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  • Aug
  • 21
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  • Argentina Considering Amending Law On Movable Public Holidays

    La Capital (Mar del Plata) - During yesterday's visit of Argentina's President, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, to Mar del Plata, the topic of the upcoming Día de la Raza public holiday was raised.
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  • Aug
  • 16
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  • Argentina's Chubut Province Proposes Public Holiday For Restoration of Democracy's 25th Anniversary

    Chubut Government Website - A group of UCR deputies in Argentina's Chubut Parliament has introduced a bill to make Thursday, October 30, 2008, a one-off provincial public holiday to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the restoration of democracy in Argentina.
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  • Jul
  • 26
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  • Argentina August 27-28 Census Public Holiday In Córdoba Province

    Cadena3 (Córdoba) - The Secretary General of Argentina's Province of Córdoba, Ricardo Sosa, has announced that the provincial government has declared August 27 and 28 as public holidays to coincide with the upcoming state census.
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  • Jun
  • 26
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  • Argentina To Consider Tourism-Boosting Public Holidays Change

    Misiones Online (Buenos Aires) - A draft law is being considered by the Parliament of Argentina (Cámara de Diputados) which would have for effect to make all public holidays in Argentina remain on the fixed date that they commemorate.
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  • Jun
  • 3
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  • Argentina Confirms Moving Of June 20 And August 17 Public Holidays

    InfoBAE - The Argentine Ministry of the Interior has announced that this year, again, the June 20 and August 17 public holidays would be moved to the 3rd Monday of their respective months.
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  • Jan
  • 26
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  • Argentine Bill To Make International Women's Day A Public Holiday

    Argentina's Parliamentary News Agency - A bill has recently been introduced to the Argentine Legislature which would make March 8, International Women's Day a new public holiday in Argentina.
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2007

  • Dec
  • 27
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  • Argentina 2008 Public Holidays Announced

    InfoBAE - The Central Bank of Argentina (BCRA) announced the official list of 2008 public holidays in Argentina.
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  • Dec
  • 5
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  • Argentina Announces Public Sector and Bank Holidays For December 10, 24 and 31

    InfoBAE - Presidential Decree 1781, issued yesterday, sets forth 3 one-off Monday public holidays in December, for public servants: the 10th (the date of the inauguration of president-elect Cristina Fernández), the 24th and the 31st.
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  • Nov
  • 4
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  • Argentina November 6 Banking Sector Holiday

    Invertia - All banks in the Buenos Aires metro area as well as the Argentine Central Bank and all financial markets nationwide, will be closed on Tuesday November 6.
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  • Oct
  • 10
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  • Argentina To Consider Renaming October 12 Public Holiday

    El Día - Argentina's anti-discrimination government agency (Instituto Nacional Contra la Discriminación, la Xenofobia y el Racismo, INADI) has presented a proposal for a decree that would rename the October 12 public holiday, commonly called "Día de la Raza", into "Día de la Diversidad Cultural Americana".
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  • Sep
  • 22
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  • Argentina September 24 Municipal Public Holiday

    La Gaceta de Tucumán - Monday, September 24, 2007, will be a municipal public holiday to honour la Virgen de la Merced, in 5 cities in Argentina: Tucumán, Bahía Blanca, Mercedes, Chascomús, and Viedma.
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  • Aug
  • 12
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  • After Some Hesitation Argentina Moves August 17 Public Holiday To Following Monday

    Actualidad Misiones - After some hesitations during the months of June and July, the government finally decided to move the commemoration of the death of General San Martín public holiday to the following Monday, as has been the recent practice.
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  • Jun
  • 24
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  • Argentina's Flag Day Public Holiday: Renewed Debate

    Diario Hoy - A leading socialist Argentine politician has added his voice to a growing recent chorus of calls for a change in the calculation of the date of the Día de la Bandera public holiday.
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  • Apr
  • 1
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  • Argentina Holy Week Public Holidays Update

    Private Communication - As a follow-up to our post of March 18, we have had reports from clients and contact in Buenos Aires that, although April 3 and 4 have not been declared officially public holidays, many businesses are closing for the entire Semana Santa (Holy Week, the week before Easter, from April 2-8, 2007), nonetheless.
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  • Mar
  • 18
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  • Argentina Under Pressure To Declare April 3-4 Public Holidays

    Diario Hoy - Pressure is mounting, mainly from the tourism industry, to make Tuesday April 3, and Wednesday April 4, 2007, public holidays in Argentina.
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  • Mar
  • 10
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  • Argentina Holy Week Holidays Update

    La Nueva Provincia - Expect massive traffic problems during Holy Week if traveling by land between Argentina and Uruguay, as it appears that the 3 bridges between Argentina and Uruguay (Gualeguaychú, Colón and Concordia) will be closed from April 1 to April 8, 2007.
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  • Mar
  • 2
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  • Argentina's Entre Rios Province Asking For April 30 Public Holiday

    La Calle - The deliberating council of Gualeguaychú, in the province of Entre Rios has requested that April 30, 2007, be made a provincial public holiday, to commemorate the third anniversary of the events at the international San Martin bridge.
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  • Feb
  • 17
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  • Argentina's Jujuy Provincial Public Holidays

    Jujuy al Día - The province of Jujuy, northwestern Argentina has declared Monday February 19 as a provincial public holiday (compulsory rest for both public and private sectors) and Tuesday February 20> as a día no laborable (compulsory for the public sector, but optional for the private sector).
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  • Feb
  • 11
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  • Argentina Carnival Public Holiday Status Update

    El Tribuno - Although abolished since 1976 in Argentina, the movement to re-instate Carnival (February 19 and 20, this year) has grown to the point where many municipalities and states will now be observing it in some way or another (usually, at the very least, by giving civil servants the 2 days off).
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  • Jan
  • 1
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  • Argentina 2007 Public Holidays Announced

    La Voz del Interior - Official confirmation of 2007 public holidays in Argentina. Argentina will have 13 public holidays in 2007. Nine of these are non-moveable, three move from weekdays to the closest Monday. This year 2 of the public holidays will fall on a Saturday.
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2006

  • Dec
  • 29
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  • Argentina Announces December 30 Partial Bank Holiday

    La Razón (Buenos Aires) - On Saturday December 30, 2006, banks will be open from 10:00 to 15:00, but only emergency government services will be running.
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  • Dec
  • 28
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  • Argentina Financial Sector Public Holiday

    National NCS - The Buenos Aires Stock Exchange and the Mercado de Valores de Buenos Aires will be closed today, December 29, 2006. However, all local banks and following entities in Buenos Aires will observe normal working hours on that day.
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  • Dec
  • 20
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  • Argentina Declares December 22 and 29 Public Sector Holidays

    Info BAE (Buenos Aires) - National and provincial civil servants will get 2 additional public holidays, on December 22 and 29, 2006. However, municipal employees in Buenos Aires will not.
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  • Dec
  • 13
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  • Argentina Observes The Día del Petróleo Nacional Public Holiday

    El Diario de Madryn (Chubut State) - Today, in the province of Chubut, will be held the Día del Petróleo Nacional provincial public holiday.
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  • Nov
  • 7
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  • Argentina Considering Public Holiday For Municipal Employees

    Analisis (Parana) - A projected ordinance would make November 8th, a yearly public holiday for municipal workers.
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  • Nov
  • 2
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  • Argentina November 6 Bank Holiday Update

    Edicion Central - Next Monday, November 6, is the Day of the Bank Employee (Día del Trabajador Bancario) and as such all financial establishments will be closed, although automated teller machines will function normally.
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  • Jun
  • 7
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  • Argentina Changes Observance Of Malvinas' Day

    Diario Hoy (Buenos Aires) - Law 25.370 was amended to make the, April 2, Malvinas Day (officially called "Día del veterano y los caídos en la Guerra de Malvinas") a non-moveable holiday, regardless of the weekday on which it occurs.
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  • Mar
  • 15
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  • Argentina Adds New March 24 Public Holiday

    Clarin (Buenos Aires) - Under a special expedited procedure (trámite ultraveloz) both houses of Argentina's Congress are expected to approve the creation of a new, annual, March 24, public holiday.
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2004

  • May
  • 21
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  • Argentina's Capital Territory Restores Carnival As Public Holidays

    Legislatura de la Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires - The legislature of Argentina's capital territory (Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires) has passed Ley CABA Nº: 1322 / 2004 restoring the 2 days of Carnival as paid public holidays for its public sector, and as optional holidays for the private sector.
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2002

  • Sep
  • 30
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  • Argentina Declares October 14 Public Holiday

    Boletín Oficial (Buenos Aires) - Argentina's National Assembly has gazetted theDecreto 1932/2002 which makes Monday, October 14, 2002, a day in lieu public holiday in compensation of the fact that the October 12 annual public holiday falls on a Saturday in 2002.
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2001

  • Dec
  • 22
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  • Argentina Extends Bank And Financial Holiday For a Second Day

    La Nación (Buenos Aires) - Argentina's central bank (Banco Central de la República Argentina, BCRA) has announced that yesterday's bank and financial holiday would be extended to one more day, on Monday, December 24, 2001.
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  • Jul
  • 18
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  • Argentina Changes Dia de la Raza Public Holiday Date

    Boletín Oficial (Buenos Aires) - Argentina's National Assembly has gazetted theLey Nº 25442 del 20 de Junio de 2001 which moves the observance of this year's October 12 annual public holiday to Monday, October 8, 2001.
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2000

  • Nov
  • 22
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  • Argentina Chooses April 2 Malvinas' Day As National Public Holiday

    Senado de la Nación Argentina (Buenos Aires) - The ley nacional 25.370/00 (Día del Veterano y de los Caídos en la Guerra en Malvinas) was ratified, making April 2, an hitherto commemorative date, a full national public holiday.
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See also: Argentina bank holidays and public holidays for 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023.

Background Information (Argentina)