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Nicaragua Public Holidays News and Updates

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This page contains a sampling of our database of news and updates related to Nicaragua public holidays, bank holidays, government holidays and national holidays, as of July 2019, and covering calendar year 2019 Nicaragua public holidays, gathered as part of our continuous monitoring of worldwide news media and official government sources to detect changes to bank holidays and public holidays legislation, or ad hoc bank holidays and public holidays changes, anywhere in the world.

Below is this list of Nicaragua public holidays news and updates.

2019 (public news feed delayed by 30 days)

  • Jul
  • 31
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  • Nicaraguan August 2019 Public Holidays

    Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB) - Nicaragua's Minister of Labour has issued a communiqué announcing Thursday, August 1, and Saturday, August 10, 2019, as the dates of the upcoming annual fully-paid non-working public holidays in Managua, the capital city of Nicaragua ("Que de conformidad a lo establecido en el artículo 67 del Código del Trabajo, se declaran los días uno y diez de agosto del año en curso, asueto remunerado para tod@s l@s trabajador@s que laboran exclusivamente en el Municipio de Managua, por conmemorarse en dichas fechas las festividades de Santo Domingo de Guzmán, Santo Patrono de los Managua") for the upcoming annual Managua non-working public holidays of Nicaragua.
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  • Jul
  • 15
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  • Nicaraguan 40th Revolution Anniversary Public Holiday July 19

    Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB) - The General Secretary of Nicaragua's Ministry of Labour (MITRAB), José León Argüello, has announced that Friday, July 19, 2019, would be a non-working public holiday in Nicaragua to mark the 40th anniversary of the Sandanista revolution ("por conmemorarse el 40 aniversario del triunfo de la Revolución Popular Sandinista en Nicaragua").
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  • Apr
  • 26
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  • Nicaraguan Labour Day 2016 Public Holiday

    Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB) - Nicaragua's Ministerio de Trabajo (Mitrab) has announced that Wednesday, May 1, 2018, had been declared as a non-working public holiday in Nicaragua on account of the annual, "Día Internacional de los Trabajadores", non-working public holiday of Nicaragua.
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2018

  • Oct
  • 29
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  • Nicaraguan 2018 All Souls Public Holiday

    Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB) - Nicaragua's Coordinadora del Consejo de Comunicación y Ciudadanía, Rosario Murillo, as per instructions of President Daniel Ortega Saavedra announced that MITRAB had issued a communique declaring that Friday, November 2, 2018, would be a full-day paid public sector holiday in Nicaragua ("Asueto con Goce de Salario para el 2 de noviembre a todos los trabajadores y empleadores del sector público").
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  • Sep
  • 10
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  • Nicaragua Public Holidays September 14-15

    Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB) - Nicaragua's Vice-President, Rosario Murillo has announced that Friday and Saturday, September 14-15, 2018, would be non-working public holiday (feriados nacionales obligatorios) in Nicaragua to mark the annual non-working public holidays commemorating the Battle of San Jacinto and Nicaragua's Independence Day public holiday.
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  • Jul
  • 31
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  • Nicaraguan August 2018 Public Holidays

    Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB) - Nicaragua's Vice-President, Rosario Murillo, has issued a communiqué announcing Wednesday, August 1, and Friday, August 10, 2018, as the dates of the upcoming annual fully-paid non-working public holidays in Managua, the capital city of Nicaragua ("declarar feriado en Managua, para los trabajadores el día 1 de agosto y más adelante va a mandar el relativo al 10 de agosto") for the upcoming annual Managua non-working public holidays of Nicaragua.
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  • Jul
  • 17
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  • Nicaraguan Public Holiday July 19

    Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB) - Nicaragua's Ministry of Labour (MITRAB), through its coordinator for the council of communications and Vice-President of Nicaragua, Rosario Murillo, has announced that Thursday, July 19, 2018, would be a non-working public holiday in Nicaragua to mark the 39th anniversary of the Sandanista revolution.
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  • Apr
  • 27
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  • Nicaraguan Labour Day 2018 Public Holiday

    Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB) - Nicaragua's Vicepresidenta de la República de Nicaragua, Rosario Murillo, has announced that Tuesday, May 1, 2018, had been declared as a non-working public holiday in Nicaragua on account of the annual, "Día Internacional de los Trabajadores", non-working public holiday of Nicaragua.
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  • Mar
  • 20
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  • Nicaraguan Easter 2018 Public Sector Holidays Extended

    Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB) - Nicaragua's Ministerio del Trabajo (Mitrab) has announced that Nicaragua's public sector workers and government services would, this year, close down for 9 consecutive days of public sector holidays in Nicaragua on account of the upcoming Holy Week 2018.
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2017

  • Dec
  • 21
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  • Nicaragua 2017-2018 Year-End Public Holidays

    Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB) - Nicaragua's Vicepresidenta de la República, Rosario Murillo, has announced that MITRAB (Ministerio del Trabajo) had once again declared extended public sector non-working public holidays in Nicaragua centered around the Nicaraguan public holidays for Christmas 2017 and New Year's Day 2018.
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  • Dec
  • 1
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  • Nicaragua Public Holidays December 7-8

    Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB) - Nicaragua's Ministry of Labour (MITRAB) has announced that Thursday, December 7, 2017, would be an additional public sector non-working public holiday in Nicaragua ("Nuestro Presidente ha aprobado que el jueves 7 de diciembre los trabajadores tengamos asueto, hasta mediodía trabajamos, por la tarde tenemos libre. El 8 es un día (completo) de asueto con goce de salario, es un día de fiesta nacional") on account of the December 8, annual, Immaculate Conception Day public holiday in Nicaragua.
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  • Sep
  • 8
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  • Nicaragua Public Holidays September 14-15

    Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB) - Nicaragua's Vice-President, Rosario Murillo has announced that Thursday and Friday, September 14-15, 2017, would be non-working public holiday (feriados nacionales obligatorios) in Nicaragua to mark the annual non-working public holidays commemorating the Battle of San Jacinto and Nicaragua's Independence Day public holiday.
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  • Jul
  • 31
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  • Nicaraguan August 2017 Public Holidays

    Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB) - Nicaragua's Ministry of Labour (MITRAB), through its General Secretary, José León Arguello, has issued a communiqué announcing Tuesday, August 1, and Thursday, August 10, 2017, as the dates of the upcoming annual fully-paid non-working public holidays in Managua, the capital city of Nicaragua ("los días uno y 10 de agosto del año en curso, son asueto remunerado para todos los trabajadores que laboran exclusivamente en el municipio de Managua") for the upcoming annual Managua non-working public holidays of Nicaragua.
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  • Jul
  • 10
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  • Nicaraguan Public Holiday July 19

    Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB) - Nicaragua's Ministry of Labour (MITRAB), through its coordinator for the council of communications, Rosario Murillo, has announced that Wednesday, July 19, 2017, would be a non-working public holiday in Nicaragua, but that it would not be accompanied by additional public holidays, as had been hinted at recently, and had in fact happened in previous years.
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  • May
  • 19
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  • Nicaraguan Public Holiday May 30

    Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB) - Nicaragua's Minister of Labour, Rosario Murillo, has issued a communique declaring that Tuesday, May 30, 2017, would once again be a non-working public sector holiday in Nicaragua, in accordance with the Decreto Presidencial 22-2010, to mark Nicaragua's Mothers' Day ("Día de las Madres Nicaragüenses").
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  • Apr
  • 21
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  • Nicaraguan Labour Day 2017 Public Holiday

    Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB) - Nicaragua's Ministerio del Trabajo (Mitrab), has announced that Monday, May 1, 2017, had been declared as a non-working public holiday in Nicaragua on account of the annual, "Día Internacional de los Trabajadores", non-working public holiday of Nicaragua.
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  • Apr
  • 6
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  • Nicaraguan Easter 2017 Public Sector Holidays Extended

    Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB) - Nicaragua's Ministerio del Trabajo (Mitrab) has announced that Nicaragua's public sector workers and government services would, this year, close down for 9 consecutive days of public sector holidays in Nicaragua on account of the upcoming Holy Week.
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  • Jan
  • 9
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  • Nicaraguan Public Holiday January 10

    Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB) - Nicaragua's Ministry of Labour (MITRAB) has announced that Tuesday afternoon, January 10, 2017, would be a half-day public holiday in Nicaragua's capital, Managua, on account of that day's inauguration of Daniel Ortega and his wife, Rosario Murillo, as President and Vice-President of Nicaragua, respectively.
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2016

  • Dec
  • 15
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  • Nicaragua 2016-2017 Year-End Public Holidays

    Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB) - Nicaragua's Coordinadora del Consejo de Comunicación y Ciudadanía, Rosario Murillo, has announced that MITRAB (Ministerio del Trabajo) had once again declared extended public sector non-working public holidays in Nicaragua centered around the Nicaraguan public holidays for Christmas 2016 and New Year's Day 2017.
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  • Dec
  • 5
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  • Nicaragua Public Holidays December 7-8-9

    Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB) - Nicaragua's Ministry of Labour (MITRAB) has announced that Wednesday and Friday, December 7 and 9, 2016, would be additional public sector non-working public holidays in Nicaragua ("se declaran los días miércoles 07 y viernes 09 de Diciembre del presente año, días de asueto con goce de salario para los trabajadores del sector público") on account of the December 8, annual, Immaculate Conception Day public holiday in Nicaragua.
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  • Nov
  • 5
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  • Nicaraguan November 7 Public Holiday Ruled-Out

    Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB) - Nicaragua's Ministerio de Trabajo (MITRAB), through its general secretary, José León Argüello Malespín, has issued a communique declaring that Monday, November 7, 2016, the day after the upcoming presidential election of Nicaragua, would not be a one-off non-working public holiday in Nicaragua.
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  • Oct
  • 24
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  • Nicaraguan 2016 All Souls Public Holiday

    Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB) - Nicaragua's Coordinadora del Consejo de Comunicación y Ciudadanía, Rosario Murillo, as per instructions of President Daniel Ortega Saavedra announced that MITRAB had issued a communique declaring that Wednesday, November 2, 2016, would be a full-day paid public sector holiday in Nicaragua ("el próximo 2 de noviembre será día de asueto con goce de salario para los trabajadores del Estado").
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  • Sep
  • 13
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  • Nicaragua Public Holidays September 14-15-16

    Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB) - Nicaragua's Coordinadora del Consejo de Comunicación y Ciudadanía has announced that Wednesday and Thursday, September 14-15, 2016, would be non-working public holiday (feriados nacionales obligatorios) in Nicaragua to mark the annual non-working public holidays commemorating the Battle of San Jacinto and Nicaragua's Independence Day public holiday.
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  • Jul
  • 25
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  • Nicaraguan August 2016 Public Holidays

    Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB) - Nicaragua's Ministry of Labour (MITRAB), through its coordinator for the council of communications, Rosario Murillo, has issued a communiqué announcing Monday, August 1, and Wednesday, August 10, 2016, as the dates of the upcoming annual fully-paid non-working public holidays in Managua, the capital city of Nicaragua ("decretando como días de asueto el 1 y 10 agosto en el municipio de Managua, en ocasión de las fiestas patronales en honor a Santo Domingo de Guzmán") for the upcoming annual Managua non-working public holidays of Nicaragua.
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  • Jul
  • 12
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  • Nicaraguan Public Holidays July 19-20

    Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB) - Nicaragua's Ministry of Labour (MITRAB), through its coordinator for the council of communications, Rosario Murillo, has announced that Nicaraguan President, Daniel Ortega Saavedra, had once again authorized the extension of the annual, July 19, non-working public holiday of Nicaragua, with a one-off non-working public sector holiday in Nicaragua on Monday, July 20, 2015 ("el día 20 se decreta como asueto con goce de salario para los trabajadores del Estado").
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  • May
  • 24
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  • Nicaraguan Public Holiday May 30

    Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB) - Nicaragua's Minister of Labour, "Compañera" Rosario Murillo, issued a communique declaring that Monday, May 30, 2016, would once again be a non-working public sector holiday in Nicaragua, in accordance with the Decreto Presidencial 22-2010, to mark Nicaragua's Mothers' Day.
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  • Apr
  • 26
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  • Nicaraguan Labour Day 2016 Public Holidays May 1-2

    Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB) - Nicaragua's Coordinadora del Consejo de Comunicación y Ciudadanía, Rosario Murillo, has announced that Monday, May 2, 2016, had been declared as a non-working public holiday in Nicaragua on account of the annual, "Día Internacional de los Trabajadores", non-working public holiday of Nicaragua falling on a Sunday in 2016.
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  • Mar
  • 15
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  • Nicaraguan Easter 2016 Public Sector Holidays Extended

    Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB) - Nicaragua's Coordinadora del Consejo de Comunicación y Ciudadanía, Rosario Murillo, has announced that Nicaragua's public sector workers and government services would, once again in 2016, close down for 9 and a half consecutive days of public sector holidays in Nicaragua on account of the upcoming Holy Week.
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2015

  • Dec
  • 12
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  • Nicaragua 2015-2016 Year-End Public Holidays

    Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB) - Nicaragua's Minister of Labour, Alba Luz Torres, has announced that MITRAB (Ministerio del Trabajo) had once again declared extended public sector non-working public holidays in Nicaragua centered around the Nicaraguan public holidays for Christmas 2015 and New Year's Day 2016.
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  • Dec
  • 2
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  • Nicaragua Public Holidays December 7-8

    Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB) - Nicaragua's Ministry of Labour (MITRAB) has announced that Monday, December 7, 2015, would be an additional public sector non-working public holiday in Nicaragua ("asueto a cuenta de vacaciones") on account of the December 7, Día de la Gritería, leading to the December 8, annual, Immaculate Conception Day public holiday in Nicaragua.
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  • Oct
  • 22
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  • Nicaraguan 2015 All Souls Public Holiday

    Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB) - Nicaragua's Minister of Labour, Jeannette Chávez Gomez, issued a communique declaring that Monday, November 2nd, 2015, would be a full-day public sector holiday ("el próximo 2 de noviembre será día de asueto para que los trabajadores del Estado").
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  • Sep
  • 10
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  • Nicaragua Public Holidays September 14-15

    Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB) - Nicaragua's Ministry of Labour (MITRAB) has announced that Monday and Tuesday, September 14-15, 2015, would be non-working public holiday (feriados nacionales obligatorios) in Nicaragua to mark the annual non-working public holidays commemorating the Battle of San Jacinto and Nicaragua's Independence Day public holiday.
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  • Jul
  • 31
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  • Nicaraguan August 2015 Public Holidays

    Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB) - Nicaragua's Ministry of Labour (MITRAB) has issued a communiqué announcing Saturday, August 1, and Monday, August 10, 2015, as the dates of the upcoming annual fully-paid non-working public holidays in Managua, the capital city of Nicaragua ("los días 1 y 10 de agosto del año en curso serán dados de asueto para los trabajadores de la ciudad de Managua") for the upcoming annual Santo Domingo de Guzmán festivities.
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  • Jul
  • 14
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  • Nicaraguan Public Holidays July 19-20

    Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB) - Nicaragua's Ministry of Labour (MITRAB), through its coordinator for the council of communications, Rosario Murillo, has announced that the annual non-working public holiday of Nicaragua on Sunday, July 19, 2015, would be compensated by a one-off non-working public holiday in Nicaragua on Monday, July 20, 2015 ("regresando a laborar hasta el martes 21 de julio").
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  • Apr
  • 25
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  • Nicaraguan May Day 2015 Public Holiday

    Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB) - Nicaragua's Secretary to the Ministry of Labour, José León Argüello, has announced that Friday, May 1, 2015, had been declared as a non-working public holiday in Nicaragua on account of the annual, "Día Internacional de los Trabajadores", non-working public holiday of Nicaragua.
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2014

  • Dec
  • 10
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  • Nicaragua 2014-2015 Year-End Public Holidays

    Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB) - Nicaragua's Ministry of Labour has announced that MITRAB (Ministerio del Trabajo) had once again declared extended public sector non-working public holidays centered around the Nicaraguan public holidays for Christmas 2014 and New Year's Day 2015.
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  • Dec
  • 3
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  • Nicaragua Public Holiday December 8

    Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB) - Nicaragua's Ministry of Labour (MITRAB) has announced that Monday, December 8, 2014, would be a non-working public holiday in Nicaragua ("feriado nacional obligatorio con goce de salario para todos los trabajadores del país") on account of the annual Immaculate Conception Day public holiday in Nicaragua.
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  • Jul
  • 31
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  • Nicaraguan August 2014 Public Holidays

    Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB) - Nicaragua's Minister of Labour, Alba Luz Torres, has issued a communiqué announcing that Friday, August 1, and Sunday, August 10, 2014, would be fully-paid public holidays in Managua, the capital city of Nicaragua (asueto remunerado para todos los trabajadores que laboren exclusivamente en el municipio de Managua) for the upcoming annual Santo Domingo de Guzmán festivities.
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  • Jul
  • 15
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  • Nicaraguan July 21 Public Holiday Ruled-Out

    Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB) - The Nicaraguan Minister of Labour, Alba Luz Torres, has announced that Saturday, July 19, 2014, would be a non-working public holiday in Nicaragua, but that, once again, it would not be accompanied by additional public holiday.
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  • May
  • 27
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  • Nicaraguan Public Holiday May 30

    Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB) - Nicaragua's Ministry of Labour (MITRAB), through its coordinator for the council of communications, Rosario Murillo, has announced that Friday, May 30, 2014, would once again be a non-working public sector holiday in Nicaragua, in accordance with the Decreto Presidencial 22-2010, to mark Nicaragua's Mothers' Day.
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  • Apr
  • 23
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  • Nicaraguan May Day 2014 Public Holidays Extended

    Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB) - Nicaragua's Minister of Labour, Alba Luz Torres Briones, has announced that Friday, May 2, 2014, would be a one-off non-working public holiday in Nicaragua as that day is sandwiched between the weekend and the annual May 1st non-working public holiday.
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  • Apr
  • 7
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  • Nicaraguan Easter 2014 Public Sector Holidays

    Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB) - Nicaragua's Minister of Labour, Alba Luz Torres Briones, has announced that Nicaragua's public sector workers and government services would once again close down for 9 consecutive days of public sector holidays on account of the upcoming Holy Week (desde el Sábado de Ramos hasta el Domingo de Pascua, período que marca la Semana Santa y que este año está comprendido entre los días 12 al 20 de abril, será declarado feriado).
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2013

  • Dec
  • 20
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  • Nicaragua 2013-2014 Year-End Public Holidays

    Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB) - Earlier this morning, Nicaragua's secretary general of the Ministry of Labour, José Guerrero, announced that MITRAB (Ministerio del Trabajo) had once again declared extended public sector non-working public holidays centered around the Nicaraguan public holidays for Christmas 2013 and New Year's Day 2014.
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  • Dec
  • 6
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  • Nicaragua Public Holidays December 8-9

    Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB) - Nicaragua's Ministry of Labour (MITRAB), through its minister, Alba Luz Torres Briones, has announced that Monday, December 9, 2013, would be a non-working public holiday in Nicaragua to compensate the annual Immaculate Conception Day public holiday falling on a Sunday.
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  • Sep
  • 14
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  • Nicaragua Adds Public Holiday September 16

    Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB) - Nicaragua's Ministry of Labour (MITRAB), through its minister, Alba Luz Briones, has announced that Monday, September 16, 2013, would be a non-working public holiday in Nicaragua to compensate the annual Independence Day public holiday falling on a Sunday.
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  • Jul
  • 13
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  • Nicaraguan Public Holiday July 19

    Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB) - The Secretary General to the Nicaraguan Minister of Labour, José León Argüello, has announced that Friday, July 19, 2013, would be a non-working public holiday in Nicaragua, but that it would not be accompanied by additional public holidays, as had been hinted at recently, and had in fact happened in previous years.
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  • Jul
  • 11
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  • Nicaraguan July Public Holiday Expected

    Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB) - Rosario Murillo, the Nicaraguan government's lead spokeswoman, has issued a communiqué announcing that her husband, President Daniel Ortega, would soon issue a decree declaring a non-working public holiday in Nicaragua on account of the annual July 19 public holiday.
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  • May
  • 24
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  • Nicaraguan Public Holiday May 30

    Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB) - Nicaragua's Ministry of Labour (MITRAB), through its minister, Alba Luz Briones, has announced that Thursday, May 30, 2013, would once again be a non-working public sector holiday in Nicaragua to mark Nicaragua's Mothers' Day.
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  • Apr
  • 27
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  • Nicaraguan Public Holiday May 1st

    Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB) - Nicaragua's new Minister of Labour, Alba Luz Torres Briones, has announced that this year's May 1st non-working public holiday would be limited to Wednesday, May 1st, 2013, and not be accompanied by additional public holidays before or after May 1st as has happened in past years.
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  • Mar
  • 5
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  • Nicaraguan Easter 2013 Public Sector Holidays

    Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB) - Nicaragua's Minister of Labour, Jeannette Chávez Gómez, has announced that Nicaragua's public sector workers and government services would once again close down for 9 consecutive days of public sector holidays on account of the upcoming Holy Week ("desde el Sábado de Ramos hasta el Domingo de Pascua, período que marca la Semana Santa y que este año está comprendido entre los días 23 al 31 de marzo, será declarado feriado").
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2012

  • Dec
  • 13
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  • Nicaragua 2012-2013 Year-End Public Holidays

    Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB) - Nicaragua's secretary general of the Ministry of Labour, José Guerrero, has announced that MITRAB (Ministerio del Trabajo) had once again declared extended public sector non-working public holidays centered around Christmas 2012 and New Year's Day 2013.
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  • Nov
  • 24
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  • Nicaraguan Full Public Holiday December 8

    Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB) - Nicaragua's Ministerio del Trabajo (Mitrab) has once again declared a general public holiday (para todos los trabajadores del sector público y privado) on Saturday, December 8, 2012, on account of the upcoming Immaculate Conception (Inmaculada Concepción de María) public holiday.
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  • Oct
  • 31
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  • Nicaraguan Public Holiday November 2nd

    Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB) - Nicaragua's Minister of Labour, Jeannette Chávez Gomez, issued a radio communique declaring that Friday, November 2nd, 2012, would be a full-day public sector holiday ("asueto con goce de salario para todos los trabajadores de las instituciones del sector público").
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  • Jul
  • 30
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  • Nicaraguan Public Holidays August 1 and 10

    Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB) - Nicaragua's Minister of Labour, Jeannette Chávez Gómez, has issued a communique announcing that Wednesday, August 1, and Friday, August 10, 2012, would be fully-paid public holidays ("fueron declarados asuetos remunerados") in the city of Managua ("para todos los que laboran exclusivamente en el Municipio de Managua").
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  • Jul
  • 14
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  • Nicaraguan Public Holiday July 20

    Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB) - Nicaragua's Minister of Labour (Ministra del Poder Ciudadano para los Trabajadores), Jeannette Chávez, has announced that Friday, July 20, 2012, would, once again be a one-off public sector holiday on the occasion of this year's Revolution Day Anniversary (33 aniversario del triunfo de la Revolución Sandinista).
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  • May
  • 28
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  • Nicaraguan Public Holiday May 30

    Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB) - Nicaragua's Council for Communication and Citizenship (Consejo de Comunicación y Ciudadanía), at the request of President, Daniel Ortega, has announced that Wednesday, May 30, 2012, would be a one-off non-working public sector holiday in Nicaragua to mark Nicaragua's Mothers' Day.
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  • Apr
  • 25
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  • Nicaraguan 4-Day Public Holidays

    Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB) - Nicaragua's President, Daniel Ortega, has announced that Monday, April 30, 2012, would be a one-off non-working public holiday in Nicaragua as that day is sandwiched (encajonado) between the weekend and the annual, May 1st, non-working public holiday.
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  • Mar
  • 24
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  • Nicaraguan 9-Day Public Sector Holidays

    Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB) - Nicaragua's Minister of Labour, Jeannette Chávez Gómez, has announced that Nicaragua's public sector workers and government services would once again close down for 9 consecutive days of public sector holidays on account of the upcoming Holy Week (disfrutarán de vacaciones desde el Sábado de Ramos al Domingo de Pascua inclusive).
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2011

  • Dec
  • 17
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  • Nicaragua 2011-2012 Year-End Public Holidays Announced

    Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB) - Nicaragua's Minister of Labour, Jeannette Chávez Gómez, has announced that MITRAB (Ministerio del Trabajo) had declared public sector holidays from Saturday, December 24, 2011, until Wednesday, January 4, 2012, inclusively.
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  • Nov
  • 29
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  • Nicaragua Declares December 8 Public Holiday

    Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB) - Nicaragua's Ministerio del Trabajo (Mitrab) has declared a general public holiday (para todos los trabajadores del sector público y privado) on Thursday, December 8, 2011, on account of the upcoming Immaculate Conception (celebraciones de La Purísima) public holiday.
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  • Nov
  • 4
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  • Nicaragua Electoral Public Holidays Ruled-Out

    Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB) - Nicaragua's Minister of Labour, Jeannette Chávez Gómez, has issued a communique announcing that Monday, November 7, 2011, would not, this time, be an additional non-working paid public holiday on the day after the upcoming elections.
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  • Sep
  • 13
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  • Nicaragua Declares Public Holiday On September 16

    Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB) - Nicaragua's Minister of Labour, Jeannette Chávez Gómez, has issued a communique announcing that Friday, September 16, 2011, would be an additional non-working paid public sector holiday to bridge the gap between the upcoming national days public holidays and the weekend of September 17-18, 2011.
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  • Sep
  • 6
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  • Nicaragua Declares September 14-15 Public Holidays

    Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB) - Nicaragua's Minister of Labour, Jeannette Chávez Gómez, has issued a communique announcing that Wednesday and Thursday, September 14-15, 2011, would be fully-paid public holidays ("dichos días son de descanso obligatorio con goce de salario") on account of the upcoming national days public holidays.
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  • Jul
  • 27
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  • Nicaragua Declares August 1 and 10 Public Holidays

    Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB) - Nicaragua's Minister of Labour, Jeannette Chávez Gómez, has issued a communique announcing that Monday, August 1, and Wednesday, August 10, 2011, would be a fully-paid public holidays (asueto remunerado) in the city of Managua ("para todas las personas que laboran exclusivamente en el municipio de Managua").
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  • Jul
  • 13
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  • Nicaragua Announces July 19 Public Holiday

    Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB) - Nicaragua's Minister of Labour, Jeannette Chávez Gómez, has issued a communique announcing that Tuesday, July 19, 2011, would be a fully-paid public holiday ("día de descanso obligatorio con goce de salario") for all sectors of the economy.
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  • May
  • 28
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  • Nicaragua Mothers' Day Public Holiday Update

    Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB) - Nicaragua's Minister of Labour, Jeannette Chávez Gómez, has announced that Monday, May 30, 2011, would be a fully-paid public holiday (día de asueto con goce de salario) for women in the public sector who have children on account of the upcoming Día de la Madre Nicaragüense.
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  • Apr
  • 14
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  • Nicaragua Declares May 2 Public Holiday

    El Nuevo Diario (Managua) - Nicaragua's Minister of Labour, Jeannette Chávez, has issued a communique declaring that Monday, May 2nd, 2011, would be a full-day public holiday in compensation of the fact that the annual May 1st public holiday falls on a Sunday in 2011.
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  • Apr
  • 8
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  • Nicaragua Declares 9-Day Public Sector Holidays

    Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB) - Nicaragua's Minister of Labour, Jeannette Chávez Gómez, has announced that Nicaragua's public sector workers and government services would close down for 9 consecutive days of public sector holidays on account of the upcoming Holy Week ("desde el sábado de Ramos al domingo de Pascua inclusive").
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2010

  • Dec
  • 6
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  • Nicaragua Amends December 7 Public Holiday

    Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB) - Nicaragua's Minister of Labour, Jeannette Chávez Gómez, has announced that following complaints from the private sector, she had amended the terms of the upcoming December 7, half-day public holiday.
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  • Dec
  • 4
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  • Nicaragua 2010-2011 Year-End Public Holidays Announced

    Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB) - Nicaragua's Minister of Labour, Jeannette Chávez Gómez, has announced that MITRAB (Ministerio del Trabajo) had declared public sector holidays from Friday, December 24, 2010, until Tuesday, January 4, 2011, inclusively.
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  • Dec
  • 1
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  • Nicaragua Declares December 7 Public Holiday

    El Nuevo Diario (Managua) - Nicaragua's Ministerio del Trabajo (Mitrab) has declared a general public holiday for the afternoon of Tuesday, December 7, 2010, beginning at 13:00 (1pm).
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  • Oct
  • 27
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  • Nicaragua Declares November 2nd Public Sector Holiday

    La Voz del Sandinismo (Managua) - Yesterday afternoon, Nicaragua's Minister of Labour, Jeannette Chávez, issued a communique declaring that Monday, November 2nd, 2010, would be a full-day public sector holiday.
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  • Sep
  • 3
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  • Nicaragua Declares September 13 Public Holiday

    El Pueblo Presidente (Managua) - Late last night, Nicaragua's Minister of Labour (Ministra del Poder Ciudadano para los Trabajadores), Jeannette Chávez, announced that Monday, September 13, 2010, would be an additional one-off bridge public holiday for the public sector (para todas las personas trabajadoras del estado).
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  • Jul
  • 9
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  • Nicaragua Declares July 20 Public Sector Holiday

    El Pueblo Presidente (Managua) - Nicaragua's Minister of Labour (Ministra del Poder Ciudadano para los Trabajadores), Jeannette Chávez, has announced that Tuesday, July 20, 2010, would be a one-off public sector holiday on the occasion of this year's Revolution Day Anniversary (31 aniversario del triunfo de la Revolución Sandinista).
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  • May
  • 29
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  • Nicaragua Declares May 31st Public Holiday

    El Pueblo Presidente (Managua) - Nicaragua's Ministry of Labour (MITRAB) has announced that Sunday, May 30, 2010, would be a public holiday on the occasion of this year's Mothers' Day (Día de las Madres).
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  • Apr
  • 27
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  • Nicaragua Confirms Labour Day Public Holiday Dates

    Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB) - Nicaragua's Ministry of Labour has released a communique confirming that, in accordance with Article 66 of Nicaragua's Labour Code, the date of the upcoming Labour Day public holiday would be Saturday, May 1st, 2010.
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  • Mar
  • 17
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  • Nicaragua Announces Holy Week Public Sector Holidays

    Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB) - Nicaragua's Minister of Labour, Jeannette Chávez Gomez, has announced that the government public sector of Nicaragua would be on public holidays for the entire upcoming Holy Week, that is to say, from Saturday, March 27, until Sunday, April 4, 2010, inclusively.
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2009

  • Dec
  • 7
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  • Nicaragua 2009-2010 Year-End Public Holidays Announced

    Ministerio del Trabajo (MITRAB) - Nicaragua's Minister of Labour, Jeannette Chávez Gómez, has announced that MITRAB (Ministerio del Trabajo) had declared public sector holidays from Thursday, December 24, 2009, until Sunday, January 3, 2010, inclusively.
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  • Nov
  • 21
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  • Nicaragua Declares December 7 Public Sector Holiday

    El Nuevo Diario (Managua) - Nicaragua's Ministerio del Trabajo (Mitrab) has declared a public sector holiday for the afternoon of Monday, December 7, 2009.
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  • Oct
  • 31
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  • Nicaragua Declares November 2nd Public Holiday

    MITRAB (Managua) - Yesterday afternoon, Nicaragua's Minister of Labour, Jeanette Chávez Gómez, issued a communique declaring that Monday, November 2nd, 2009, would be a full-day public holiday for the public sector.
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  • Sep
  • 16
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  • Nicaragua Extends School Holidays Until September 21

    La Prensa (Managua) - Nicaragua's Ministerio de Educación (Mined) has announced that the September 16-17 school closings had been extended until Monday morning, September 21, 2009.
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  • Jul
  • 30
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  • Nicaragua Clarifies August 1 and 10 Public Holidays

    El Nuevo Diario (Managua) - Nicaragua's Ministry of Labour (MITRAB) has issued a communique clarifying the geographical extent of the upcoming "feriados agostinos" (August 1 and 10), and the consequences of August 1st, 2009, falling on a Saturday.
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  • Jul
  • 15
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  • Nicaragua Declares Additional July 20 Public Holiday

    La Prensa (Managua) - Nicaragua's Minister of Labour, Jeannette Chávez, has announced that Monday, July 20, 2009, would be a one-off public holiday in Nicaragua.
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  • Jul
  • 2
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  • Nicaragua Declares 3 Days Of Mourning

    La Prensa (Managua) - Nicaragua's President, Daniel Ortega, has declared a 3-day mourning period following the death, yesterday, of Managua's mayor, Alexis Arguello.
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  • Mar
  • 20
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  • Nicaragua Announces Holy Week Public Holidays

    MITRAB (Managua) - In a communique released yesterday, Nicaragua's Minister of Labor, Jeannette Chávez Gomez, announced that, as per custom, it had declared the period from Palm Sunday until Easter Sunday as public sector holidays.
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2008

  • Dec
  • 5
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  • Nicaragua 2008-2009 Year-End Public Holidays Announced

    La Prensa (Managua) - Nicaragua's Ministry of Labor (MITRAB) has announced that the public sector would be on public holidays from Wednesday, December 24, 2008, until Sunday, January 4, 2009, inclusively.
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  • Nov
  • 6
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  • Nicaragua Tinkers With Upcoming Public Holidays Again

    El Nuevo Diario (Managua) - In what is the third modification this week, the Ministry of Labour of Nicaragua (MITRAB) has announced that it was rescinding ordinances JCHG-013-11-08 and JCHG-012-11-08, relative to the public holidays for the upcoming municipal elections. Friday, November 7, 2008, will be a public holiday for civil servants only, while Monday, November 10, 2008, will remain a full paid public holiday for all.
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  • Nov
  • 5
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  • Nicaragua Changes Status Of Upcoming Public Holidays

    La Prensa (Edición Digital) - The Ministry of Labour of Nicaragua (MITRAB) released ordinance JCHG-013-11-08 which modifies ordinance JCHG-012-11-08 with respect to the status of the upcoming November 7-8 municipal elections public holidays. The change affects payment due to employees on that day, but does not change the status of these days as nationwide public holidays.
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  • Nov
  • 4
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  • Nicaragua Declares 3 Days Of Public Holidays For Municipal Elections

    La Gaceta, Diario Oficial (MITRAB) - At the request of the Electoral Commission of Nicaragua, the Labor Minister of Nicaragua, Jeannette Chávez Gómez, issued the ministerial decision JCHG-012-11-08 declaring 3 days of public holidays for the upcoming municipal elections. These 3 days of paid nationwide public holidays (asueto con goce de salario, a nivel nacional) will be Friday, Saturday and Monday, November, 7-8-10, 2008.
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  • Sep
  • 7
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  • Nicaragua Extends Fiestas Patrias For A Third Day

    Ministerio del Trabajo (MITRAB) - In a rare move, and availing itself of articles 263, 264 and 265 of the Labour Code, the Ministry of Labour of Nicaragua (MITRAB) announced that, in addition to the annual, September 15 Independence Day public holiday, it had exceptionally declared Tuesday, September 16, 2008, as a one-off public holiday, given as compensation for the fact that, in 2008, the September 14, Batalla de San Jacinto, public holiday falls on a Sunday.
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  • Jul
  • 30
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  • Nicaragua's Clarifies Sunday August 10 Public Holiday

    El Pueblo Presidente - Nicaragua's Ministry of Labour (MITRAB) has issued a communique to lay to rest rumours that Monday, August 11, 2008, would be a public holiday in Managua to compensate the fact that the municipal holiday of August 10 falls on a Sunday this year.
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  • Apr
  • 29
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  • Nicaragua Declares May 2nd Bridge Public Holiday

    Cadena Global - Nicaragua's Ministry of Labor announced that Friday, May 2, 2008, would be a one-off, compulsory, bridge public holiday for both the public and private sectors.
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  • Mar
  • 10
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  • Nicaragua Government Holidays March 15-23

    La Voz del Sandinismo (Managua) - Labour Minister, Yanet Chávez, announced that civil servants and employees of state-run enterprises would benefit from paid holidays from Saturday, March 15, to Sunday, March 23, 2008, inclusively.
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2007

  • Dec
  • 3
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  • Nicaragua 2007-2008 Year-End Public Holidays Announced

    El Nuevo Diario - The Nicaragua Ministry of Labor announced that civil servants would be on public holidays leave from the evening of Friday December 21, 2007, to the morning of Wednesday January 2, 2008.
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  • Aug
  • 1
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  • Nicaragua's Managua Declares August 1-2 Public Sector Holiday

    La Voz del Sandinismo - The Minister of Labour announced that she had declared Wednesday and Thursday, August 1 and 2, 2007, as fully-paid public holidays for all municipal employees of Managua, on the occasion of the commemoration of the life of Santo Domingo de Guzmán, patron of Managua.
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  • Jul
  • 6
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  • Sharply Reduced Hours For Nicaragua's Civil Service In July-August

    Prensa Latina - All government work places will now close at 1pm (13:00) local time as of July 6, and for the duration of the month of July and August, 2007.
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  • Apr
  • 26
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  • Nicaragua Announces Labour Day Public Holiday

    El Nuevo Diario - A press communique from the Ministry of Labour of Nicaragua, finally confirmed, late this afternoon, that Nicaragua would observe the Labour Day public holiday on Tuesday, May 1, 2007, as per article 66 of the Labour Code.
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2006

  • Dec
  • 14
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  • Nicaragua 2006-2007 Year-End Public Holidays Announced

    La Prensa (Nicaragua) - The Nicaragua Minister of Labor, Virgilio Gurdián, announced that civil servants (as defined by Article 69 of the Nicaragua Labor Law Code) will be on public holidays leave from December 22, 2006, to January 1, 2007, inclusively.
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  • Dec
  • 6
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  • Nicaragua Declares Civil Service Half-Day Public Holiday

    Ministerio del Trabajo (Mitrab) - The Minister of Labour, Virgilio Gurdián, announced that the afternoon of Thursday, December 7, 2006, would be a public holiday for the civil sector, in anticipation of the December 8 national public holiday for the Immaculate Conception (La Gritería a la Inmaculada Concepción de María).
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  • Nov
  • 1
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  • Nicaragua Declares November 6 Public Holiday

    Ministerio del Trabajo (Mitrab) - Monday, November 6, 2006, has been declared a one-off public holiday to coincide with the upcoming general elections.
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2004

  • Dec
  • 1
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  • Nicaragua 2004-2005 Year-End Public Holidays Announced

    La Prensa (Managua) - Nicaragua's Ministerio del Trabajo (Mitrab) has declared a one-off, public sector holiday for the afternoon of Tuesday, December 7, 2004.
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2001

  • Dec
  • 5
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  • Nicaragua 2001-2002 Year-End Public Holidays Announced

    La Prensa (Managua) - Nicaragua's Ministry of Labor (MITRAB) has announced that government workers will be on extended year-end public holidays from December 24, 2001, until January 2, 2002.
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2000

  • Dec
  • 4
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  • Nicaragua Declares December 7 Public Sector Holiday

    La Prensa (Managua) - Nicaragua's Ministerio del Trabajo (Mitrab) has declared a one-off, public sector holiday for the afternoon of Thursday, December 7, 2000.
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  • Jul
  • 10
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  • Nicaragua Divided On New July 19 Public Holiday

    La Prensa Latina (Managua) - The upcoming, July 19, 2000, new public holiday, commemorates the 21st anniversary of the coup that led the Sandinistas to power in 1979.
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See also: Nicaragua bank holidays and public holidays for 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023.

Background Information (Nicaragua)