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as of February 2015, and covering calendar year 2020 Saint Barthélemy public holidays,
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France Votes Saint-Barthélémy Public Holidays Amendment
Le Monde (Paris) - France's National Assembly has voted the Bareigts amendment to the omnibus Macron economic growth bill currently being considered, which would allow the replacement of 7 of the 11 Fench annual public holidays by more local (ie. Muslim and Hindu) annual non-working public holidays.
Journal Officiel de la République Française (JORF) - The list of annual official non-working public holidays in Saint Barthélemy has been amended with the gazetting of the long-awaited addition of an October 9 annual public holiday to commemorate the abolition of slavery.
Saint Barthélemy Considering October 9 Public Holiday
Etats Généraux de l’Outre-Mer - The Etats Généraux de l'Outre-Mer have formally petitioned the French government to declare October 9 as an annual public holiday to commemorate the abolition of slavery in Saint Barthélemy.
Saint Barthélemy's May 27 Public Holiday Cancellation Confirmed
Etats Généraux de l’Outre-Mer - Since yesterday, July 15, 2007, Saint-Barthélemy is an independent French overseas administrative area and is no longer a part of Guadeloupe, and as such it has been officially confirmed that May 27 will no longer be a public holiday in Saint Barthélemy.