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2019 (public news feed delayed by 30 days)

  • Apr
  • 5
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  • Honduras Public Sector Holidays April 13-21

    La Prensa Libre (Tegucigalpa) - The secretaría de Derechos Humanos, Justicia, Gobernación y Descentralización of Honduras, has once again approved the declaration of the entire upcoming Holy Week (April 13-21, 2019) as additional non-working public holidays for Honduras' public sector employees.
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2018

  • Dec
  • 17
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  • Honduras Public Sector Holidays December 24 and 31

    La Prensa Libre (Tegucigalpa) - Honduras' Secretaria de Gobernación, Justicia y Descentralización has issued a communique declaring Monday, December 24, and Monday, December 31, 2018, as one-off bridge public sector holidays in Honduras.
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  • Oct
  • 11
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  • Honduras Could Reconsider Morazánica Public Holidays

    El Heraldo (Tegucigalpa) - The executive director of the Tegucigalpa Chamber of Commerce (Cámara de Comercio e Industrias de Tegucigalpa - CCIT), Rafael Medina, has asked the Honduran government to reconsider the grouping of the 3 October public holidays into the so-called "Morazánica Public Holidays", due to the prevailing weather conditions in October in Honduras.
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  • Sep
  • 18
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  • Honduras Extends 2018 Morazánica Public Holidays

    El Heraldo (Tegucigalpa) - The government of Honduras has announced that the upcoming 2018 "Semana Morazánica", annual October public holidays of Honduras, would once again be extended by 2 days, Monday and Tuesday, October 1 and 2, 2018, to run from Monday to Sunday, October 1 to 7, 2018, inclusively.
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  • Jul
  • 22
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  • Honduras Public Sector Holiday July 23

    La Prensa Libre (Tegucigalpa) - Honduras' Secretaria de Gobernación, Justicia y Descentralización has issued a communique declaring tomorrow, Monday, July 23, 2018, as another one-off non-working public holiday for the Honduran public sector, due to the escalation of the current transportation strike in Honduras.
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  • Jul
  • 19
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  • Honduras Public Sector Holiday July 20

    La Prensa Libre (Tegucigalpa) - Honduras' Secretaria de Gobernación, Justicia y Descentralización has issued a communique declaring tomorrow, Friday, July 20, 2018, as a one-off non-working public holiday for the Honduran public sector, due to the second day of the current transportation strike.
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  • Jun
  • 3
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  • Honduras Rules-Out June 22 Football Public Holiday

    La Tribuna (Tegucigalpa) - Costa Rica's President, Carlos Alvarado, has announced that no one-off non-working public holiday would be declared in Costa Rica on account of the upcoming World Cup game against Brazil.
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  • Apr
  • 26
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  • Honduras Public Sector Holiday April 30

    La Prensa Libre (Tegucigalpa) - After officially ruling it out, yesterday, Honduras' secretaría de Derechos Humanos, Justicia, Gobernación y Descentralización of Honduras, has announced the declaration of Monday, April 30, 2018, as a one-off additional non-working public holiday for Honduras' public sector employees.
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  • Mar
  • 19
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  • Honduras Public Sector Holidays March 24-April 1

    La Prensa Libre (Tegucigalpa) - The secretaría de Derechos Humanos, Justicia, Gobernación y Descentralización of Honduras, has once again approved the declaration of the entire upcoming Holy Week (March 24-April 1, 2018) as additional non-working public holidays for Honduras' public sector employees.
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2017

  • Nov
  • 24
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  • Honduras Public Holiday November 27

    La Prensa (Tegucigalpa) - The government of Honduras has announced that the Council of Ministers had approved a one-off non-working public sector holiday on Monday, November 27, 2017, on the day following the upcoming elections.
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  • Nov
  • 9
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  • Honduras Football Public Holiday November 10

    La Tribuna (Tegucigalpa) - Honduras' Presidency has issued an executive decree declaring Friday, November 10, 2017, beginning at 14:00 local time, as a one-off public sector holiday, on the occasion of the football game opposing Honduras and Australia in view of qualification for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
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  • Sep
  • 28
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  • Honduras Extends 2017 Morazánica Public Holidays

    El Heraldo (Tegucigalpa) - The government of Honduras has announced that the upcoming 2017 "Semana Morazánica", annual October public holidays of Honduras, would be extended by 2 days, Monday and Tuesday, October 2 and 3, 2017, to run from Monday to Saturday, October 2 to 7, 2017, inclusively.
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  • Sep
  • 19
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  • Honduras 2017 Morazánica Public Holidays October 4-7

    El Heraldo (Tegucigalpa) - The government of Honduras has announced that the upcoming 2017 "Semana Morazánica", annual October public holidays of Honduras, would run from Wednesday to Saturday, October 4 to 7, 2017, as per the amended Decreto Legislativo No. 75-2014.
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  • Apr
  • 6
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  • Honduras Public Sector Holidays April 10-16

    La Prensa Libre (Tegucigalpa) - The secretaría de Derechos Humanos, Justicia, Gobernación y Descentralización of Honduras, has once again approved the declaration of the entire upcoming Holy Week (April 10-16, 2017) as additional non-working public holidays for Honduras' public sector employees.
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  • Mar
  • 21
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  • Honduras Announces Holy Week 2017 Public Holidays

    La Prensa Libre (Tegucigalpa) - The Honduran association of private enterprises (Cohep) has announced the dates of work and public holidays in Honduras on account of the upcoming Semana Santa (Holy Week).
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  • Feb
  • 2
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  • Honduras Suyapa Public Holiday February 3

    El Heraldo (Tegucigalpa) - Honduras' Presidency has once again issued an executive decree declaring Friday, February 3, 2017, a one-off public sector holiday, on the occasion of the "Day of the Virgin of Suyapa", the patron saint of Honduras.
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2016

  • Dec
  • 29
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  • Honduras January 2 Public Holiday Ruled-Out

    La Prensa Libre (Tegucigalpa) - Honduras' "Secretaría de Derechos Humanos, Justicia, Gobernación y Descentralización" has announced that the upcoming annual, Año Nuevo, non-working public holiday of Honduras would not be moved to Monday, January 2, 2017, on account of the said non-working public holiday of Honduras falling on a Sunday in 2017.
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  • Sep
  • 14
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  • Honduras Public Holiday September 16

    El Heraldo (Tegucigalpa) - The government of Honduras, through its Secretaría de Estado en los Despachos de Derechos Humanos, Justicia, Gobernación y Descentralización, has announced Friday, September 16, 2016, would be a one-off non-working public sector holiday for Honduras' public sector, to link the annual Independence Day public holiday with the following weekend.
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  • Sep
  • 6
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  • Honduras Morazánica Public Holidays October 5-8

    El Heraldo (Tegucigalpa) - The government of Honduras has announced that the "Semana Morazánica" annual October public holidays of Honduras for the calendar year 2016 would run from Wednesday to Saturday, October 5 to 8, 2016, as per the amended Decreto Legislativo No. 75-2014.
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  • Apr
  • 29
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  • Honduras May 2 Public Holiday Ruled-Out

    La Prensa Libre (Tegucigalpa) - Honduras' Minister of the Interior (ministro de Gobernación y Descentralización), Leonel Ayala, has announced that the upcoming annual, Día del Trabajo, non-working public holiday of Honduras would not be moved to Monday, May 2, 2016, on account of the said non-working public holiday of Honduras falling on a Sunday in 2016.
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  • Apr
  • 6
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  • Honduras Public Holiday April 18

    La Prensa Libre (Tegucigalpa) - The private employers' confederation of Honduras (Consejo Hondureño de la Empresa Privada - Cohep), has announced that employees of the Honduras private sector would observe the upcoming annual Americas' Day ("Día de las Américas") non-working public holiday of Honduras on Monday, April 18, 2016, instead of the annual date of April 14.
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  • Mar
  • 16
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  • Honduras Public Sector Holidays March 21-27

    La Prensa Libre (Tegucigalpa) - The President of Honduras, Juan Orlando Hernández, has once again approved the declaration of the entire upcoming Holy Week (March 21-27, 2016) as additional non-working public holidays for Honduras' public sector employees.
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  • Feb
  • 2
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  • Honduras Virgin of Suyapa Public Holiday February 3

    El Heraldo (Tegucigalpa) - Honduras' Presidency has once again issued an executive decree making the afternoon of Wednesday, February 3, 2016, a one-off public sector holiday, on the occasion of the "Day of the Virgin of Suyapa", the patron saint of Honduras.
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2015

  • Dec
  • 22
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  • Honduras 2015 Year-End Public Holidays

    La Tribuna (Tegucigalpa) - The government of Honduras has declared the afternoon of Thursday, December 24 and 31, 2015, as one-off public sector public holidays for Honduras' public sector ("a todos los funcionarios y empleados de la administración pública").
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  • Aug
  • 22
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  • Honduras October Public Holidays Amended Again

    El Heraldo (Tegucigalpa) - Late last night, Honduras' legislative assembly (Congreso Nacional), approved a bill which amends the "Decreto Legislativo No. 75-2014 del 29 de septiembre" which itself moves the 3 annual October public holidays of Honduras from the last week of October to the beginning of October, by giving it a unified name, "Semana Morazánica".
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  • Aug
  • 14
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  • Honduras October Public Holidays Amended

    El Heraldo (Tegucigalpa) - Late last night, Honduras' legislative assembly (Congreso Nacional), approved the bill which amends last year's "Decreto Legislativo No. 75-2014 del 29 de septiembre" and moves the 3 annual October public holidays of Honduras from the last week of October to the beginning of October.
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  • Aug
  • 5
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  • Honduras October Public Holidays Changes Update

    El Heraldo (Tegucigalpa) - A bill has been introduced, into Honduras' legislative assembly, which would amend last year's "Decreto Legislativo No. 75-2014 del 29 de septiembre" and move the 3 annual October public holidays of Honduras from the last week of October to the beginning of October.
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  • Jul
  • 1
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  • Honduras Mulls October Public Holidays Changes

    El Heraldo (Tegucigalpa) - The president of Honduras' Chamber of Tourism (Cámara Nacional de Turismo de Honduras - Canaturh), Epaminondas Marinakys, has requested a move of the newly-declared end of October annual public holidays in Honduras, from the last week of October to earlier in the month, due to the rainy season coinciding with the end of October in Honduras.
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  • Apr
  • 10
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  • Honduras Public Sector Holiday April 20

    La Prensa Libre (Tegucigalpa) - The Government of Honduras, in a communiqué of the Secretaría de Derechos Humanos, Justicia, Gobernación y Descentralización, has in turn announced that it would move the date of the upcoming annual Americas' Day Honduras non-working public sector holiday to Monday, April 20, 2015, from its annual date of April 14.
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  • Apr
  • 8
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  • Honduras Public Holiday April 20

    La Prensa Libre (Tegucigalpa) - The private employers' confederation of Honduras (Consejo Hondureño de la Empresa Privada - Cohep), has announced that employees of the Honduras private sector would observe the upcoming annual Americas' Day Honduras non-working public holiday on Monday, April 20, 2015, instead of the annual date of April 14.
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  • Mar
  • 24
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  • Honduras Public Holiday April 1st

    La Prensa Libre (Tegucigalpa) - The private employers' confederation of Honduras (Consejo Hondureño de la Empresa Privada - Cohep), has announced that employees of the Honduras private sector would start the annual Easter non-working Honduras public holidays on Wednesday, April 1, 2015, at 12 noon.
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  • Mar
  • 21
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  • Honduras Public Sector Holidays March 30 to April 1

    La Prensa Libre (Tegucigalpa) - The President of Honduras, Juan Orlando Hernández, has once again approved the declaration of the entire upcoming Holy Week (March 30 to April 3, 2015) as additional non-working public holidays for Honduras' public sector employees.
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  • Feb
  • 1
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  • Honduras Half-Day Public Holiday February 3

    El Heraldo (Tegucigalpa) - Honduras' "Secretario de Estado en los Despachos de Derechos Humanos Justicia y Gobernación y Descentralización", Rigoberto Chang Castillo, has once again announced an executive decree making the afternoon of Tuesday, February 3, 2015, a one-off public sector holiday, on the occasion of the "Day of the Virgin of Suyapa", the patron saint of Honduras.
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2014

  • Dec
  • 22
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  • Honduras 2014-2015 Year-End Public Holidays

    La Tribuna (Tegucigalpa) - The government of Honduras has reversed its earlier decision, and has declared the afternoon of December 24 and 31, 2014, as public sector public holidays, beginning at 12:00 pm local time for Honduras' public sector ("a todos los funcionarios y empleados de la administración pública").
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  • Oct
  • 27
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  • Honduras October Bank Holidays

    El Heraldo (Tegucigalpa) - Honduras' Bank Association (Asociación Hondureña de Instituciones Bancarias) has announced that banks in Honduras would follow the recently-gazetted new combined October non-working Fiestas Patrias public holidays, and would be closed from Wednesday noon until the weekend.
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  • Oct
  • 2
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  • Honduras Gazettes October Public Holidays Changes

    El Heraldo (Tegucigalpa) - The government of Honduras has officialized, as per the "Decreto Legislativo No. 75-2014 del 29 de septiembre" published in the Diario Oficial La Gaceta, the recently-announced moved of all 3 of Honduras' annual October non-working public holidays to the last week of October.
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  • Sep
  • 10
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  • Honduras Votes October Public Holidays Changes

    El Heraldo (Tegucigalpa) - The bill, recently introduced to Honduras' Asamblea Legislativa to combine the 3 annual October non-working public holidays, on the 3rd, the 12th and the 21st, into a contiguous period of public holidays at the end of October, has been passed, with immediate effect.
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  • Sep
  • 5
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  • Honduras Mulls October Public Holidays Changes

    El Heraldo (Tegucigalpa) - A bill has been introduced in Honduras' parliament which would combine the 3 annual October non-working public holidays, on the 3rd, the 12th and the 21st, into one week of public holidays at the end of October.
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  • Jun
  • 24
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  • Honduras Football Public Holiday June 25

    La Tribuna (Tegucigalpa) - The government of Honduras has reversed its earlier decision, and has declared tomorrow, Wednesday, June 25, 2014, as another afternoon public sector public holiday, beginning at 12:30 pm local time, to allow civil servants to watch the World Cup game between Honduras and Switzerland.
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  • Jun
  • 19
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  • Honduras Football Public Holiday June 20

    La Tribuna (Tegucigalpa) - The government of Honduras has reversed its earlier decision, and has declared tomorrow, Friday, June 20, 2014, as an afternoon public sector public holiday, beginning at 15:00 (3pm) local time, to allow civil servants to watch the World Cup game between Honduras and Ecuador.
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  • Jun
  • 15
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  • Honduras Rules-Out June 20 and 25 Football Public Holidays

    La Tribuna (Tegucigalpa) - In a break with his predecessor's frequent declaration of Football non-working public holidays, Honduras' new President, Juan Orlando Hernández, has announced that there would be no one-off non-working public holidays in Honduras, neither on June 20 nor on June 25, and that focus should be on work ("trabajo y más trabajo").
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  • Jan
  • 31
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  • Honduras Public Holiday February 3

    El Heraldo (Tegucigalpa) - Honduras is set to celebrate its new annual public holiday on Monday, February 3, 2014, to coincide with the "Aniversario del Hallazgo de la Virgen de Suyapa" (the anniversary of the discovery of the Vigin of Suyapa).
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2013

  • Nov
  • 19
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  • Honduras Public Holiday November 25

    La Prensa (Tegucigalpa) - The government of Honduras has announced that the Council of Ministers had approved a one-off non-working public sector holiday on Monday, November 25, 2013, on the day following the upcoming elections.
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  • Oct
  • 15
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  • Honduras Football Public Holiday Tomorrow

    La Tribuna (Tegucigalpa) - Following tonight's qualification of Honduras for the next World Cup, Honduras' President, Porfirio Lobo, has declared tomorrow, Wednesday, October 16, 2013, as another one-off non-working public holiday.
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  • Oct
  • 3
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  • Honduras October 2013 Public Holidays

    La Prensa (Tegucigalpa) - The government of Honduras has announced which of the 3 annual October 2013 public holidays will be moved to the nearest Monday, and which ones will remain on their set date.
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  • Sep
  • 24
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  • Honduras Football Public Holiday October 11

    La Tribuna (Tegucigalpa) - Honduras' President, Porfirio Lobo, has moved the date of the upcoming, October 3, Día del Soldado, annual non-working public holiday to Friday, October 11, 2013, to coincide with the upcoming football game between Honduras and Costa Rica.
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  • Sep
  • 14
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  • Honduras Public Sector Holiday September 16

    El Heraldo (Tegucigalpa) - The government of Honduras, through its Secretaría de Interior y Población, has announced Monday, September 16, 2013, would be a one-off non-working public sector holiday for Honduras' public sector, to compensate the annual Independence Day public holiday falling on a Sunday.
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  • Feb
  • 1
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  • Honduras Football Public Holiday February 6

    El Heraldo (Tegucigalpa) - The President of Honduras' Footbal Federation, Rafael Callejas, has announced that Honduras' President, Porfirio Lobo, had agreed to declare a one-off non-working public holiday in Honduras on Wednesday, February 6, 2013, on the date of the upcoming US-Honduras football game.
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  • Jan
  • 25
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  • Honduras New Public Holiday February 3

    El Heraldo (Tegucigalpa) - The legislative decree ("decreto legislativo número 188-2012, del 12 de octubre de 2012") declaring a new annual holiday in Honduras to coincide with the Aniversario del Hallazgo de la Virgen de Suyapa (the anniversary of the discovery of the Vigin of Suyapa, Honduras' patron saint), has been officially gazetted (La Gaceta número 33,031 del 22 de enero de 2013).
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2012

  • Oct
  • 14
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  • Honduras New Public Holiday February 3

    El Heraldo (Tegucigalpa) - Honduras' Legislative Assembly (Congreso Nacional) has passed a legislative decree ("decreto legislativo número 188-2012, del 12 de octubre de 2012") declaring a new annual non-working public holiday in Honduras to coincide with the Aniversario del Hallazgo de la Virgen de Suyapa (the anniversary of the discovery of the Vigin of Suyapa, Honduras' patron saint).
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  • Oct
  • 10
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  • Honduras Bank Holiday October 15

    La Prensa Libre (Tegucigalpa) - Honduras' Bank Association (Asociación Hondureña de Instituciones Bancarias) has announced that the bank holiday associated with the upcoming Día de la Raza would remain on Monday, October 15, 2012, despite the recent presidential move of the upcoming Día de la Raza public holiday from its previously-announced date of Monday, October 15, 2012, to Tuesday, October 16, 2012.
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  • Oct
  • 6
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  • Honduras October 12 Public Holidays Moved Again

    El Heraldo (Tegucigalpa) - Honduras President, Porfirio Lobo, has announced he had decided to move the upcoming Día de la Raza public holiday from its previously-announced date of Monday, October 15, 2012, to Tuesday, October 16, 2012, to coincide with the Honduras qualification match against Canada.
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  • Oct
  • 1
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  • Honduras October 2012 Public Holidays Moved

    El Heraldo (Tegucigalpa) - The government of Honduras has officially announced that 2 of the 3 of the upcoming annual October public holidays (October 3 and 12) will be moved to the nearest Monday.
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  • Mar
  • 26
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  • Honduras October 29 Public Holiday Bill

    La Tribuna (Tegucigalpa) - A bill has been introduced in Honduras' parliament which would create another new annual non-working public holiday in Honduras on October 29 to commemorate the Day of Chinese Culture (Día de la Cultura China).
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  • Mar
  • 14
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  • Honduras 2012 Holy Week Public Sector Holidays

    La Prensa Libre (Tegucigalpa) - The President of Honduras, Porfirio Lobo, has once again approved the declaration of the entire upcoming Holy Week (April 2-8, 2012) as public holidays for Honduras' public sector employees.
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  • Mar
  • 8
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  • Honduras New Public Holiday February 3

    El Heraldo (Tegucigalpa) - Honduras' Legislative Assembly (Congreso Nacional) has indicated that it will approve last month's presidential request that February 3 be declared a new annual non-working public holiday in Honduras to coincide with the Aniversario del Hallazgo de la Virgen de Suyapa (the anniversary of the discovery of the Vigin of Suyapa, Honduras' patron saint).
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  • Feb
  • 4
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  • Honduras Considering February Public Holiday

    El Heraldo (Tegucigalpa) - The President of Honduras, Porfirio Lobo Sosa, has announced that he would ask the Legislative Assembly (Congreso Nacional) to declare February 3 as a new annual non-working public holiday in Honduras to coincide with the Día de la Virgen de Suyapa, Honduras' patron saint.
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2011

  • Sep
  • 30
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  • Honduras October 2011 Public Holidays Moved

    El Heraldo (Tegucigalpa) - The government of Honduras has officially announced that all 3 of the upcoming October public holidays will either occur on or be moved to the nearest Monday.
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  • Sep
  • 14
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  • Honduras Rules-Out September 16 Public Holiday

    La Tribuna (Tegucigalpa) - Honduras' Secretary of State of the Interior (Secretario de Estado en los Despachos del Interior y Población), Áfrico Madrid, has issued a statement ruling-out the declaration of an additional non-working bridge public holiday on Friday, September 16, 2011.
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  • Jun
  • 5
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  • Honduras Restores Weeklong School Holidays

    La Prensa (Tegucigalpa) - Late last night, the government of Honduras reversed its earlier decision to cancel the upcoming, annual, week long holidays for schools and the educational system.
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  • Jun
  • 3
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  • Honduras Cancels Weeklong School Holidays

    El Heraldo (Tegucigalpa) - Honduras' Minister of Education, Alejandro Ventura, has announced that the government of Honduras had decided to cancel the upcoming, annual, week long holidays for schools and the educational system.
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  • Apr
  • 17
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  • Honduras Declares April 20 Bank Holiday

    La Tribuna (Tegucigalpa) - The Honduran Banks Association (Asociación Hondureña de Instituciones Bancarias-Ahiba) has announced that banks in Honduras would exceptionally be closed on Holy Wednesday, April 20, 2011.
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  • Apr
  • 12
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  • Honduras Declares Holy Week Public Sector Holidays

    El Heraldo (Tegucigalpa) - The government of Honduras has officialized the declaration of a week-long, Holy Week, public holidays for Honduras' public sector.
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  • Apr
  • 7
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  • Honduras Considering Holy Week Public Sector Holidays

    La Prensa (Tegucigalpa) - The Ministry of Tourism of Honduras has proposed moving the upcoming April 14 public holiday to Monday, April 18, 2011, and declaring the entire upcoming Holy Week as public holidays for Honduras' public sector employees.
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2010

  • Dec
  • 22
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  • Honduras Year-End Bank Holidays Announced

    La Tribuna (Tegucigalpa) - The Honduran Banks Association (Asociación Hondureña de Instituciones Bancarias-Ahiba) has announced that banks in Honduras would remain open on December 27 and January 3, the 2 one-off full-day year-end public holidays recently declared by the Government of Honduras.
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  • Dec
  • 16
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  • Honduras Declares Year-End Public Sector Holidays

    El Tiempo (Tegucigalpa) - Honduras' Minister of the Interior, Áfrico Madrid, at the request of the Minister of Tourism, Nelly Jerez, has decided to add four, year-end, public sector holidays for the Christmas and 2010 and New Year 2011 public holidays.
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  • May
  • 29
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  • Honduras FIFA Public Holidays Update

    La Prensa (San Pedro Sula) - Honduras' Minister of the Interior, Áfrico Madrid, has announced that the government of Honduras has decreed special public sector working hours on June 16, 21 and 25 to allow public servants the time to watch Honduras playing in the 2010 World Cup championship.
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  • May
  • 13
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  • Honduras Could Move October Public Holidays To June

    Resumen de Sesiones del Congreso Nacional de Honduras (Tegucigalpa) - Honduras' National Congress has approved, by a vote of 36-8, a draft decree (proyecto de decreto) which would move this year's 3 annual October public holidays to the 3 dates when Honduras' national football team is scheduled to play in the upcoming June FIFA World Cup.
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  • Apr
  • 24
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  • Honduras To Consider Public Holidays Review

    El Tiempo (Tegucigalpa) - Honduras' legislative assembly (Cámara Legislativa) is considering a bill that would move many of Honduras' official public holidays to always occur on a Monday, starting on July 1st, 2010.
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  • Apr
  • 12
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  • Honduras Confirms Moving April 14 Public Holiday

    El Tiempo (Tegucigalpa) - The government of Honduras has reached an agreement with the private sector's COHEP (Consejo Hondureño de la Empresa Privada) to move the upcoming, Día de las Américas, public holiday from April 14, to April 19, 2010.
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  • Mar
  • 10
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  • Honduras Declares Holy Week Public Sector Holidays

    La Tribuna (Tegucigalpa) - The government of Honduras has announced that public sector employees would get the entire Holy Week as public holidays, thus benefiting from public holidays from March 27 to April 4, 2010.
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  • Feb
  • 13
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  • Honduras Bill Would Create June 28 Public Holiday

    La Tribuna (Tegucigalpa) - The Secretary of the National Congress of Honduras, Eliseo Noel Mejía Castillo, has presented a decree to the Legislative Assembly which would make June 28 a new annual public holiday.
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  • Feb
  • 2
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  • Honduras Declares Half-Day Public Sector Holiday

    El Heraldo (Tegucigalpa) - Honduras' Minister of the Interior and of Justice, Africa Madrid, has announced an executive decree making the afternoon of Wednesday, February 3, 2010, a one-off public sector holiday, on the occasion of the "Day of the Virgin of Suyapa", the patron saint of Honduras.
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  • Jan
  • 24
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  • Honduras Declares January 27 Public Sector Holiday

    El Heraldo (Tegucigalpa) - Honduras' Minister of the Interior, Óscar Raúl Matute, has announced that Wednesday, January 27, 2010, would be a one-off public sector holiday to coincide with that day's passation of power to President-elect Porfirio Lobo Sosa.
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2009

  • Dec
  • 22
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  • Honduras Announces Year-End Public Sector Holidays

    La Tribuna (Tegucigalpa) - Honduras' Interior Minister (Ministro de Gobernación y Justicia), Oscar Raúl Matute, has declared public sector holidays for the afternoon of Thursday, December 24, and Thursday, December 31, 2009.
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  • Nov
  • 27
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  • Honduras Declares November 30 Public Holiday

    Diario Tiempo (Tegucigalpa) - The Honduran government, led by Roberto Micheletti in a council of Ministers, has decided to declare a public sector holiday for Friday afternoon, November 27, 2009, starting at noon local time (7:00pm European time), as well as the entire day of Monday, November 30, 2009.
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  • Nov
  • 25
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  • Honduras Could Declare November 30 Public Holiday

    La Prensa (Tegucigalpa) - Honduras' Secretaría de Gobernación y Justicia has been petitioned by both the private and public sectors to declare next Monday, November 30, 2009, as a one-off public holiday.
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  • Nov
  • 2
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  • Honduras November 2 Public Holiday Clarification

    Diario Tiempo (Tegucigalpa) - Following this weekend's declaration by the speaker of Honduras' Parliament, Ramón Velásquez, there has been widespread confusion that today, November 2nd, 2009, would be an official public holiday, which is not the case.
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  • Oct
  • 14
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  • Honduras Declares October 15 World Cup Public Holiday

    El Heraldo (Tegucigalpa) - Honduras' President, Roberto Micheletti, has declared tomorrow, Thursday, October 15, 2009, a one-off public holiday to celebrate today's national football team qualification for next year's World Cup in South Africa.
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  • Oct
  • 13
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  • Honduras Moves Army Day Public Holiday

    Proceso Digital (Tegucigalpa) - Honduras' Minister of the Interior (Ministro de Gobernación), Oscar Matute, announced yesterday that the upcoming, October 21, Army Day public holiday would be moved to the following Monday, October 26, 2009.
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  • Sep
  • 13
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  • Honduras Abolishes School Week Public Holidays

    El Heraldo (Tegucigalpa) - On Friday night, Honduras' Secretary of Education, Santos Elio Sosa, announced that the traditional, week-long September educational public holidays, were abolished for this year.
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  • Apr
  • 14
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  • Honduras Surprised By Public Holiday Move

    La Prensa (San Pedro Sula) - News sources in Honduras report widespread surprise today, April 14, 2009, as all businesses, government offices and banks are open, despite it usually being the Day of the Americas public holiday.
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  • Apr
  • 3
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  • Honduras Declares Early Start For Easter Week Public Holidays

    La Prensa (Tegucigalpa) - Late last night, the Government of Honduras announced that it had added one day to the annual 9-day Holy Week public holidays given to the public sector, due to the same day's "triumph" of the Honduras football team against Mexico's. The public sector will therefore be on holidays from Friday, April 3, until Sunday, April 12, 2009, inclusively.
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2008

  • Dec
  • 19
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  • Honduras Declares Year-End Public Sector Holidays

    La Prensa (Tegucigalpa) - Honduras' Secretary of Justice and the Public Service (Secretaría de Gobernación y Justicia) issued Resolution 126 which gives non-working public sector holidays to public servants on the days of December 24, 26, 31 and January 2, 2009.
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  • Oct
  • 25
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  • Honduras Moves Army Day Public Holiday For Civil Servants To November 10

    El Heraldo (Tegucigalpa) - It was announced late last night that Honduras' President, Manuel Zelaya Rosales, had given instructions to the Minister of the Civil Service, Víctor Meza, to change the date when the public sector will observe this year's Army Day holiday, from Monday, October 27, to Monday, November 10, 2008.
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  • Sep
  • 16
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  • Honduras Moves Two Upcoming Public Holidays To Following Monday

    El Heraldo (Tegucigalpa) - Basing itself on the legislative decree 50-2003, Honduras' Secretaría de Gobernación y Justicia has issued a directive moving the date of the observance of 2 upcoming public holidays to the next Monday.
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  • Mar
  • 15
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  • Honduras Declares March 17-19 Public Sector Holidays

    Proceso Digital (Tegucigalpa) - The government of Honduras has announced that government workers will benefit from 3 extra public sector holidays in 2008, from March 17-19.
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2007

  • Dec
  • 21
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  • Honduras Declares December 24 And 31 Bridge Holidays For Public Servants

    El Heraldo - The General Secretary of the Honduras Ministry of Administration and Justice, Florencia García, announced last night that executive decree 72-2007 had been issued creating two, one-off, bridge holidays for civil servants: Monday, December 24, and Monday, December 31, 2007.
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  • Oct
  • 3
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  • Honduras Changes Dates Of October Public Holidays

    Proceso Digital - Late in the evening of October 2, the Honduras Minister of the Interior, announced that the government had decided to move the date of the October 3 and October 12 public holidays, to October 8 and October 15, respectively.
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  • Mar
  • 28
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  • Honduras Easter Week Public Sector Holidays Update

    Diario El Heraldo (Tegucigalpa) - It is reported that Honduras' President, Manuel Zelaya, is still hesitating as to whether to declare the first 3 days of Easter week as public sector holidays, and if so, how to compensate for these 3 extra public sector holidays.
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2006

  • Dec
  • 27
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  • Honduras Clarifies End Of The Year Civil Service Public Holidays

    El Heraldo (Tegucigalpa) - It was restated that, as per the decreto legislativo 50-2003, passed by the Congreso Nacional, the only 2 days of public holidays for civil servants, in Honduras, are December 25 and January 1. Government services will be functioning on all other dates.
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  • Oct
  • 2
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  • Honduras' Moving of 2006 October Public Holidays Confirmed

    La Prensa (Tegucigalpa) - The Government of Honduras has confirmed that, for 2006, many businesses and banks would move the Morozán Day and Día de la Raza public holidays to the following Monday, October 9 and October 16, respectively.
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  • Apr
  • 4
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  • Honduras Public Sector Holidays April 8-16

    ACAN-EFE (Tegucigalpa) - Following a meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers, Honduras' President, Manuel Zelaya, announced that the public sector would be on holidays for the first 3 days of Easter week.
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  • Apr
  • 1
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  • Honduras Changes October Public Holidays Rules

    El Tiempo (Tegucigalpa) - The Tourism Minister of Honduras, Ricardo Martínez, has indicated that all three October public holidays, would all be moved to the following Monday, rather than to Easter week.
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2005

  • Sep
  • 30
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  • Honduras Confirms 2005 October Public Holidays Omission

    Diario El Heraldo (Tegucigalpa) - Honduras' Secretary of Government and Justice, José Cortés, has confirmed that government workers will only observe one of the three upcoming October public holidays, that of October 3rd.
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  • Feb
  • 24
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  • Honduras Exchanges October And Easter Public Holidays

    Diario El Heraldo (Tegucigalpa) - The President of Honduras, Ricardo Maduro, has issued a decree moving, for 2005, the observance of the April 14, October 12 and October 21 public holidays to the first 3 days of the Semana Santa (the week before Easter).
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2003

  • Apr
  • 9
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  • Honduras Amends Public Holidays Legislation

    Gaceta Oficial - Honduras' President, Ricardo Maduro, has signed into law Decreto 50-2003 which moves fixed date public holidays that fall mid-week to the following Monday.
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2001

  • Dec
  • 5
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  • Honduras Restores 3 Public Holidays

    Gaceta Oficial - The President of the Republic of Honduras, Rafael Pineda Ponce, has signed Decree 199-2001 of November 1st, 2001, which effectively restores 3 of the 4 public holidays canceled in 1998.
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1998

  • Dec
  • 21
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  • Honduras Cancels 4 Public Holidays

    Gaceta Oficial - Decree 288-98 of November 30, 1998, was signed by the President of the Republic of Honduras, Rafael Pineda Ponce, amending first paragraph of Article 339 of the Labor Code, by removing 4 public holidays from the list of official public holidays in Honduras.
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1996

  • Mar
  • 31
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  • Honduras Declares Holy Week Public Sector Holidays

    La Nación (Tegucigalpa) - Honduras' Ministry of the Interior (Ministerio de Gobernación y Justicia) has announced that the public sector would be on holidays from April 3 until April 8 in the morning, on account of the upcoming Holy Week.
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See also: Honduras bank holidays and public holidays for 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023.

Background Information (Honduras)