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See also: 2019 public holidays in Guam.

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2018 (public news feed delayed by 30 days)

  • Dec
  • 31
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  • Guam 2019 Public Holidays Announced

    The Government of Guam (Chamorro) - The Government of Guam has released its annual official list of non-working public holidays in Guam and public sector holidays in Guam (GovGuam holidays) for the calendar year 2019.
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  • Dec
  • 21
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  • Guam Public Holiday December 24

    The Government of Guam (Chamorro) - The Governor of Guam, Eddie Calvo, has declared the Monday, December 24, 2018, as a one-off GovGuam public sector holiday in Guam.
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  • Nov
  • 16
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  • Guam Public Holiday November 23

    The Government of Guam (Chamorro) - The Governor of Guam, Eddie Calvo, has once again declared the Friday after the upcoming Thanksgiving non-working public holiday of Guam, Friday, November 23, 2018, as a one-off GovGuam public sector holiday in Guam.
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2017

  • Dec
  • 30
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  • Guam 2018 Public Holidays Announced

    The Government of Guam (Chamorro) - The Government of Guam has released its annual official list of non-working public holidays in Guam and public sector holidays in Guam (GovGuam holidays) for the calendar year 2018.
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  • Nov
  • 21
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  • Guam Public Holiday November 24

    The Government of Guam (Chamorro) - The Governor of Guam, Eddie Calvo, has once again declared the Friday after the upcoming Thanksgiving non-working public holiday of Guam, Friday, November 24, 2017, as a one-off GovGuam public sector holiday in Guam.
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  • Jan
  • 22
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  • Guam 2017 Public Holidays Announced

    The Government of Guam (Chamorro) - The Government of Guam has released its annual official list of non-working public holidays in Guam and public sector holidays in Guam (GovGuam holidays) for the calendar year 2017.
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2016

  • Nov
  • 22
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  • Guam November 25 Public Holiday Ruled-Out

    The Government of Guam (Chamorro) - The spokeswoman for the Governor of Guam, Oyaol Nigirairikl, has announced that Guam Governor, Eddie Calvo, would not be declaring Friday, November 25, 2016, the day after the upcoming Thanksgiving non-working public holiday of Guam, as another one-off GovGuam public sector holiday in Guam.
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  • Jan
  • 8
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  • Guam 2016 Public Holidays Announced

    The Government of Guam (Chamorro) - The Government of Guam has released its annual official list of non-working public holidays in Guam and public sector holidays in Guam (GovGuam holidays) for the calendar year 2016.
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2015

  • Nov
  • 24
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  • Guam Public Holiday November 27

    The Government of Guam (Chamorro) - The Governor of Guam, Eddie Calvo, has once again declared the Friday after the upcoming Thanksgiving non-working public holiday of Guam, Friday, November 27, 2017, as a one-off GovGuam public sector holiday in Guam.
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  • Jan
  • 12
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  • Guam 2015 Public Holidays Amended

    The Government of Guam (Chamorro) - The Government of Guam has released an amended version of its previously-released annual official list of non-working public holidays in Guam for the calendar year 2015.
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  • Jan
  • 9
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  • Guam 2015 Public Holidays Announced

    The Government of Guam (Chamorro) - The Government of Guam has released its annual official list of non-working public holidays in Guam for the calendar year 2015.
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2014

  • Nov
  • 21
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  • Guam Public Holiday November 28

    The Government of Guam (Chamorro) - The Governor of Guam, Eddie Calvo, has once again declared the Friday after Thanksgiving, Friday, November 28, 2014, as a one-off GovGuam public sector holiday in Guam.
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  • Feb
  • 26
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  • Guam Public Holiday March 3

    The Government of Guam (Chamorro) - Guam's Acting Governor, Ray Tenorio, has signed a proclamation declaring another one-off non-working GovGuam public holiday on Monday, March 3, 2014, in observance of the "Guam History and Chamorro Heritage Day".
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  • Jan
  • 10
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  • Guam 2014 Public Holidays Announced

    The Government of Guam (Chamorro) - The Government of Guam has released its annual official list of non-working public holidays in Guam for the calendar year 2014.
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2013

  • Dec
  • 17
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  • Guam Bill To Restore Discovery Day Public Holiday

    The Government of Guam (Chamorro) - A bill has been introduced in the Guam legislature by Senator Tommy Morrison which would restore the Guam Discovery Day annual non-working public holiday.
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  • Dec
  • 6
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  • Guam Public Sector Holiday December 9

    The Government of Guam (Chamorro) - The government of Guam has announced a non-working GovGuam public holiday on Monday, December 9, 2013, in observance of the Feast of the Immaculate Conception Our Lady of Camarin Day, or Santa Marian Kamalen, the patron saint of Guam and the Northern Marianas, whose celebration will occur on Sunday, December 8, 2013.
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  • Jan
  • 29
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  • Guam 2013 Public Holidays Announced

    The Government of Guam (Chamorro) - The Government of Guam has released the official list of public holidays in Guam for the calendar year 2013.
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2012

  • Jan
  • 3
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  • Guam 2012 Public Holidays Announced

    The Government of Guam (Chamorro) - The Government of Guam has released the official list of 2012 public holidays in Guam.
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2011

  • Nov
  • 22
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  • Guam Thanksgiving Extra Public Holiday

    The Government of Guam (Chamorro) - The Governor of Guam, Eddie Calvo, has declared Friday, November 25, 2011, the day after the upcoming Thanksgiving, as a GovGuam public sector holiday.
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2008

  • Dec
  • 17
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  • Guam Declares December 26 Public Sector Holiday

    Pacific Daily News (Chamorro) - Guam's Governor, Felix Camacho, has announced that Friday, December 26, 2008, the day after Christmas, will be a government of Guam holiday (aka. GovGuam Holiday).
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  • Nov
  • 2
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  • Guam Confirms Public Sector Holiday Tomorrow

    Pacific Daily News - The Government of Guam (aka. GovGuam) has confirmed that Guam's public sector employees will have a day in lieu public holiday tomorrow, Monday, November 3, 2008.
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  • Sep
  • 19
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  • Guam Election Commission Wants Election Day Public Holiday

    Pacific Daily News - The Guam Election Commission (GEC) has asked Governor Felix Camacho and lawmakers to make the upcoming November 4 U.S. General Election a local government holiday (aka. GovGuam holiday).
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  • Apr
  • 26
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  • Guam Will Add MLK Government Public Holiday Starting In 2009

    Pacific Daily News - Lawmakers, yesterday, overrode the veto of Governor Felix Camacho hence adding the third Monday of January as a new "GovGuam holiday" (public holiday limited to civil servants) in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.
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2007

  • Dec
  • 20
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  • Guam Declares December 24 Bridge Public Holiday

    KUAM News - Governor Felix Camacho signed Executive Order 2007-21 declaring Monday, December 24, 2007, a one-off bridge public holiday for the Government of Guam. Many private sector businesses are expected to follow the government.
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  • Dec
  • 4
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  • Guam December 7 Public Sector Day In Lieu

    Marianas Variety - Next Friday, December 7, Guam government employees will have the day off in observance of the Feast of the Immaculate Conception Our Lady of Camarin Day, or Santa Marian Kamalen, the patron saint of Guam and the Northern Marianas, whose celebration will occur on Saturday December 8.
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2005

  • Jan
  • 3
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  • Guam Public Sector Holidays Law Signed

    30th Guam Legislature - The Public Law 27-153 (house bill "An Act To Amend §1000 Of Chapter 10 Of Title 1, Guam Code Annotated, Relative To Following The Practice Of The Federal Government For Federal Holidays Falling On Saturdays And Sundays") was signed into law by the Governor of Guam, late last week.
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2004

  • Dec
  • 22
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  • Guam Legislature Removes Day In Lieu Public Sector Holidays

    30th Guam Legislature - The Guam Legislature has passed Public Law 27-153 which amends §1000 Of Chapter 10 Of Title 1, Guam Code Annotated, and purports to put and end to the public sector practice of taking the day off the day before or after a public holiday that falls on a weekend.
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  • Dec
  • 15
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  • Guam Declares December 24 and 31 Bridge Public Holidays

    GuamPDN/PINA Nius - Governor Felix Camacho will sign an executive order declaring Friday December 24, 2004, and Friday Dececember 31, 2004, GovGuam holidays for this year only, as both Christmas Day and New Year's Day fall on a weekend this year.
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2002

  • Dec
  • 5
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  • Guam Restores Public Sector Holiday

    Guam Legislative Secretary - In face of pressure from constituents, Guam lawmakers have voted to recall the recent bill reducing Guam annual public holidays from the session voting file to restore the "Our Lady of Camarin Day" public holiday.
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  • Dec
  • 3
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  • Guam Sharply Reduces Public Sector Holidays

    Guam Legislative Secretary - Guam Legislative Bill No. 343, "An Act To Repeal And Reenact Section 1000, Repeal Section 1001 Of Title 1 And To Add Section 4109.5 Of Title 4 Of The Guam Code Annotated Relative To The Reduction Of The Number Of Government Of Guam Holidays", became law over the past weekend, without the Governor's signature.
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See also: Guam bank holidays and public holidays for 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023.

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