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Venezuela Public Holidays News and Updates

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This page contains a sampling of our database of news and updates related to Venezuela public holidays, bank holidays, government holidays and national holidays, as of July 2019, and covering calendar year 2019 Venezuela 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 Venezuela public holidays news and updates.

2019 (public news feed delayed by 30 days)

  • Jul
  • 21
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  • Venezuelan Bank Holiday July 24

    Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario (Sudeban) - The Venezuelan regulatory body for the banking sector, Sudeban ("Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario") has announced that Wednesday, July 24, 2019, would be another bank holiday in Venezuela, on account of the annual "Natalicio del Libertador" public holiday of Venezuela.
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  • May
  • 25
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  • Venezuela Announces June 2019 Bank Holidays

    Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario (Sudeban) - The Venezuelan regulatory body for the banking sector, Sudeban (Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario) has announced that June 3, 17, and 24, 2019, would be bank holidays in Venezuela, on account of the annual Ascensión del Señor, San Antonio, and Batalla de Carabobo, annual bank holidays of Venezuela.
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  • Apr
  • 12
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  • Venezuelan Easter 2019 Public Holidays Extended

    Ministerio del Poder Popular para la Comunicación e Información (Caracas) - Venezuela's president, Nicolás Maduro, has issued a decree declaring public holidays in Venezuela, for both the private and public sectors, for the entire upcoming Holy Week, from Saturday, April 13, 2019, until Sunday, April 21, 2019, inclusively.
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  • Mar
  • 15
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  • Venezuelan Bank Holiday March 19

    Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario (Sudeban) - The Venezuelan regulatory body for the banking sector, Sudeban (Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario) has announced that Tuesday, March 19, 2019, would be a bank holiday in Venezuela, on account of the annual "Día de San José") annual bank holiday of Venezuela.
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  • Mar
  • 11
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  • Venezuela Public Holidays Extended Until March 13

    Ministerio del Poder Popular para la Comunicación e Información (Caracas) - Venezuela's president, Nicolás Maduro, has issued a decree extending the current blackout public holidays by declaring Tuesday and Wednesday, March 12 and 13, 2019, as one-off additional non-working public holidays in Venezuela on account of the current failure of the Venezuelan power grid.
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  • Feb
  • 27
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  • Venezuelan Extended Carnival Bank Holidays Ruled-Out

    Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario (Sudeban) - The Venezuelan regulatory body for the banking sector, Sudeban (Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario) has announced that Thursday February 28, and Friday, March 1, 2019, would not be additional bank holidays in Venezuela, on account of the upcoming Carnival.
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  • Feb
  • 21
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  • Venezuela Public Holidays February 28-March 5

    Ministerio del Poder Popular para la Comunicación e Información (Caracas) - Venezuela's president, Nicolás Maduro, has issued a decree declaring Thursday February 28, and Friday, March 1, 2019, as one-off additional non-working public holidays in Venezuela on account of the upcoming Carnival.
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2018

  • Oct
  • 29
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  • Venezuelan Bank Holiday November 5

    Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario (Sudeban) - The Venezuelan regulatory body for the banking sector, Sudeban (Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario) has announced that Monday, November 5, 2018, would be another bank holiday in Venezuela, on account of the annual "Día de Todos Los Santos") annual bank holiday of Venezuela.
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  • Sep
  • 2
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  • Venezuelan Bank Holiday September 10

    Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario (Sudeban) - The Venezuelan regulatory body for the banking sector, Sudeban (Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario) has announced that Monday, September 10, 2018, would be a bank holiday in Venezuela, on account of the annual "Día de la Virgen de Coromoto, Patrona de Venezuela") annual bank holiday of Venezuela.
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  • Aug
  • 14
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  • Venezuela Public Holiday August 20

    Ministerio del Poder Popular para la Comunicación e Información (Caracas) - Venezuela's president, Nicolás Maduro, has issued a decree declaring Monday, August 20, 2018, as one-off non-working public holiday in Venezuela to ease the transition to the new currency named the “Sovereign Bolivar”.
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  • Aug
  • 9
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  • Venezuelan 2019 Bank Holidays And Public Holidays

    Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario (Sudeban) - The Venezuelan regulatory body for the banking sector (La Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario) has released the official list of the dates of the non-working public holidays in Venezuela in 2019 as well as of the bank holidays in Venezuela for the upcoming calendar year 2019.
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  • Jul
  • 23
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  • Venezuelan Bank Holiday July 24

    Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario (Sudeban) - The Venezuelan regulatory body for the banking sector, Sudeban ("Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario") has announced that Tuesday, July 24, 2018, would be another bank holiday in Venezuela, on account of the annual "Natalicio del Libertador" public holiday of Venezuela.
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  • Jun
  • 27
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  • Venezuelan Bank Holiday July 2

    Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario (Sudeban) - The Venezuelan regulatory body for the banking sector, Sudeban ("Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario") has announced that Monday, July 2, 2018, would be another bank holiday in Venezuela, on account of the annual "Día de San Pedro y San Pablo" bank holiday of Venezuela.
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  • May
  • 27
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  • Venezuelan Bank Holiday June 4

    Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario (Sudeban) - The Venezuelan regulatory body for the banking sector, Sudeban (Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario) has announced that Monday, June 4, 2018, would be another bank holiday in Venezuela, on account of the annual "Día de Corpus Christi" ("fiesta del Cuerpo y la Sangre de Cristo") annual bank holiday of Venezuela.
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  • May
  • 12
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  • Venezuelan Bank Holiday May 14

    Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario (Sudeban) - The Venezuelan regulatory body for the banking sector, Sudeban (Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario) has announced that Monday, May 14, 2018, would be a bank holiday in Venezuela, on account of the annual "Ascensión del Señor") annual bank holiday of Venezuela.
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  • Mar
  • 22
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  • Venezuelan Easter 2018 Public Holidays Extended

    Ministerio del Poder Popular para la Comunicación e Información (Caracas) - Venezuela's president, Nicolás Maduro, has issued a decree declaring public sector holidays in Venezuela, for the entire upcoming Holy Week, from Saturday, March 24, 2018, until Sunday, April 1, 2018, inclusively.
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  • Mar
  • 18
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  • Venezuelan Bank Holiday March 19

    Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario (Sudeban) - The Venezuelan regulatory body for the banking sector, Sudeban (Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario) has announced that Monday, March 19, 2018, would be a bank holiday in Venezuela, on account of the annual "Día de San José") annual bank holiday of Venezuela.
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2017

  • Dec
  • 23
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  • Venezuelan Bank Holiday December 25

    Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario (Sudeban) - The Venezuelan regulatory body for the banking sector, Sudeban (Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario) has announced that Monday, December 25, 2017, would be a bank holiday in Venezuela, on account of the annual "Día de la Natividad del Señor") annual bank holiday of Venezuela.
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  • Dec
  • 21
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  • Venezuelan 2017-2018 Year-End Public Holidays Extended

    Ministerio del Poder Popular para la Comunicación e Información (Caracas) - Venezuela's president, Nicolás Maduro, has issued a decree declaring afternoon, half-day public sector holidays in Venezuela, from December 20, 2017, until Sunday, January 7, 2018, inclusively.
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  • Dec
  • 6
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  • Venezuelan Bank Holiday December 11

    Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario (Sudeban) - The Venezuelan regulatory body for the banking sector, Sudeban (Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario) has announced that Monday, December 11, 2017, would be a bank holiday in Venezuela, on account of the annual "Día de la Inmaculada Concepción") annual bank holiday of Venezuela.
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  • Sep
  • 7
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  • Venezuelan Bank Holiday September 11

    Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario (Sudeban) - The Venezuelan regulatory body for the banking sector, Sudeban (Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario) has announced that Monday, September 11, 2017, would be a bank holiday in Venezuela, on account of the annual "Día de la Virgen de Coromoto, Patrona de Venezuela") annual bank holiday of Venezuela.
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  • Aug
  • 12
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  • Venezuelan Bank Holiday August 14

    Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario (Sudeban) - The Venezuelan regulatory body for the banking sector, Sudeban (Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario) has announced that Monday, August 14, 2017, would be another bank holiday in Venezuela, on account of the annual "Asunción de Nuestra Señora") annual bank holiday of Venezuela.
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  • Jul
  • 20
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  • Venezuelan Bank Holiday July 24

    Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario (Sudeban) - The Venezuelan regulatory body for the banking sector, Sudeban (Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario) has announced that Monday, July 24, 2017, would be another bank holiday in Venezuela, on account of the annual "Natalicio del Libertador" public holiday of Venezuela.
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  • Jul
  • 1
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  • Venezuelan 2018 Bank Holidays And Public Holidays

    Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario (Sudeban) - The Venezuelan regulatory body for the banking sector (La Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario) has released the official list of the dates of the non-working public holidays in Venezuela in 2018 as well as of the bank holidays in Venezuela for the upcoming calendar year 2018.
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  • Jun
  • 30
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  • Venezuelan Bank Holiday July 3

    Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario (Sudeban) - The Venezuelan regulatory body for the banking sector, Sudeban ("Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario") has announced that Monday, July 3, 2017, would be another bank holiday in Venezuela, on account of the annual "Día de San Pedro y San Pablo" bank holiday of Venezuela.
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  • May
  • 26
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  • Venezuelan Bank Holiday May 29

    Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario (Sudeban) - The Venezuelan regulatory body for the banking sector, Sudeban (Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario) has announced that Monday, May 29, 2017, would be another bank holiday in Venezuela, on account of the annual "Día de Corpus Christi" ("fiesta del Cuerpo y la Sangre de Cristo") annual bank holiday of Venezuela.
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  • Apr
  • 3
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  • Venezuela Public Holidays April 10-11-12

    Ministerio del Poder Popular para la Comunicación e Información (Caracas) - Venezuela's president, Nicolás Maduro, has issued a decree declaring Monday-Tuesday-Wednesday, April 10-11-12, 2017, as one-off non-working public holidays to commemorate the 15th anniversary of the 2002 failed coup d'état that saw President Hugo Chávez ousted from office for 47 hours, before being restored to power ("golpe fascista que violó Constitución y democracia").
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  • Jan
  • 29
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  • Venezuela Public Holiday February 1st

    Ministerio del Poder Popular para la Comunicación e Información (Caracas) - Venezuela's president, Nicolás Maduro, has issued a decree declaring Wednesday, February 1, 2017, as one-off non-working public holiday to commemorate the bicentennial of the birth of general Ezequiel Zamora.
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  • Jan
  • 1
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  • Venezuelan Bank Holiday January 9

    Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario (Sudeban) - The Venezuelan regulatory body for the banking sector, Sudeban (Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario) has announced that Monday, January 9, 2017, would be a bank holiday in Venezuela, on account of the annual "celebración del Día de Reyes" bank holiday of Venezuela.
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2016

  • Dec
  • 6
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  • Venezuelan Bank Holiday December 12

    Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario (Sudeban) - The Venezuelan regulatory body for the banking sector, Sudeban (Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario) has announced that Monday, December 12, 2016, would be another bank holiday in Venezuela, on account of the annual "Día de la Inmaculada Concepción" bank holiday of Venezuela.
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  • Nov
  • 4
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  • Venezuelan Bank Holiday November 7

    Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario (Sudeban) - The Venezuelan regulatory body for the banking sector, Sudeban (Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario) has announced that Monday, November 7, 2016, would be another bank holiday in Venezuela, on account of the annual "Día de Todos Los Santos") annual bank holiday of Venezuela.
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  • Oct
  • 23
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  • Venezuela Adds New Holiday October 24

    Ministerio del Poder Popular para la Comunicación e Información (Caracas) - Venezuela's president, Nicolás Maduro, has issued a decree declaring Monday, October 24, as national holiday to commemorate General Rafael Urdaneta, one of Simón Bolívar's most loyal military and political allies.
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  • Aug
  • 11
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  • Venezuelan Bank Holiday August 15

    Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario (Sudeban) - The Venezuelan regulatory body for the banking sector, Sudeban (Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario) has announced that Monday, August 15, 2016, would be another bank holiday in Venezuela, on account of the annual "Asunción de Nuestra Señora") annual bank holiday of Venezuela.
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  • Jul
  • 1
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  • Venezuelan Bank Holidays July 4-5

    Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario (Sudeban) - The Venezuelan regulatory body for the banking sector, Sudeban ("Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario") has announced that Monday, July 4, 2016, would be another bank holiday in Venezuela, on account of the annual "Día de San Pedro y San Pablo" bank holiday of Venezuela, while Tuesday, July 5, 2016, would be a bank holiday and a public holiday in Venezuela on account of the annual "Día de la Independencia" non-working public holiday of Venezuela.
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  • Jun
  • 19
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  • Venezuelan 2017 Bank Holidays And Public Holidays

    Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario (Sudeban) - The Venezuelan regulatory body for the banking sector (La Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario) has released the official list of the dates of the non-working public holidays in Venezuela in 2017 as well as of the bank holidays in Venezuela for the upcoming calendar year 2017.
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  • May
  • 27
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  • Venezuelan Bank Holiday May 30

    Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario (Sudeban) - The Venezuelan regulatory body for the banking sector, Sudeban (Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario) has announced that Monday, May 30, 2016, would be another bank holiday in Venezuela, on account of the annual "Día de Corpus Christi" ("fiesta del Cuerpo y la Sangre de Cristo") annual bank holiday of Venezuela.
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  • May
  • 9
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  • Venezuelan May 2016 Public Holidays Extended Further

    Ministerio del Poder Popular para la Comunicación e Información (Caracas) - Venezuela's president, Nicolás Maduro, has issued a decree extending the recently-implemented Wednesday-Sunday non-working public holidays weekends for the Venezuelan public sector for another 2 weeks.
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  • Apr
  • 29
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  • Venezuelan April-May 2016 Public Holidays Gazetted

    Ministerio del Poder Popular para la Comunicación e Información (Caracas) - Venezuela's president, Nicolás Maduro, has issued another decree extending the recently-implemented Fridays-Saturday-Sunday non-working public holidays weekends had been extended to run from Wednesdays to Sundays, for the Venezuelan public sector ("Miércoles, jueves y viernes no se laborará en el sector público a excepción de aquellas tareas que son fundamentales, que son necesarias").
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  • Apr
  • 26
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  • Venezuela Extends April-May 2016 Public Holidays Again

    Ministerio del Poder Popular para la Comunicación e Información (Caracas) - Venezuela's president, Nicolás Maduro, has issued another decree extending the recently-implemented Fridays-Saturday-Sunday non-working public holidays weekends had been extended to run from Wednesdays to Sundays, for the Venezuelan public sector ("Miércoles, jueves y viernes no se laborará en el sector público a excepción de aquellas tareas que son fundamentales, que son necesarias").
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  • Apr
  • 14
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  • Venezuela Public Holidays April 15-19

    Ministerio del Poder Popular para la Comunicación e Información (Caracas) - Venezuela's president, Nicolás Maduro, has declared another one-off non-working public holiday for Venezuela's public sector on Monday, April 18, 2016, so that in conjunction with the earlier declared April-May Friday public holidays in Venezuela, and Tuesday's annual Independence Declaration public holiday in Venezuela, there will be a period of 5 days, April 15-19, of non-working public sector holidays in Venezuela.
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  • Apr
  • 7
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  • Venezuela Extends April-May 2016 Public Holidays

    Ministerio del Poder Popular para la Comunicación e Información (Caracas) - Venezuela's president, Nicolás Maduro, has issued another decree declaring all Fridays to come in April and May 2016, as non-working public sector holidays in Venezuela for the Venezuelan public sector ("Se declaran los días viernes como no laborables para el sector público, a partir del 08 de abril de 2016 y mientras persistan los efectos del fenómeno climático El Niño sobre la central hidroeléctrica Simón Bolívar").
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  • Mar
  • 19
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  • Venezuela Easter 2016 Bank Holidays Not Expanded

    Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario (Sudeban) - The Venezuelan regulatory body for the banking sector, Sudeban (Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario) has announced that, despite the Venezuelan government announcing non-working public holidays in Venezuela for the entire upcoming Easter week for both the private and public sectors, Monday to Wednesday, March 21-23, 2016, would not be bank holidays in Venezuela ("instituciones bancarias laborarán en horario normal los días 21, 22 y 23 de marzo, por ser su actividad un servicio público").
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  • Mar
  • 16
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  • Venezuela Easter 2016 Public Holidays Expanded

    Ministerio del Poder Popular para la Comunicación e Información (Caracas) - Venezuela's president, Nicolás Maduro, has issued the decree 2276 in Venezuela's Gaceta Oficial, declaring the entire upcoming Holy Week 2016, from March 19 until March 27, 2016 inclusively, as non-working public holidays for both the Venezuelan public sector and private sectors, as part of another attempt at load shedding ("la declaratoria de días feriados señalada en este artículo, es aplicable tanto al sector público como al sector privado").
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  • Mar
  • 13
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  • Venezuela Declares Weeklong Easter 2016 Public Holidays

    Ministerio del Poder Popular para la Comunicación e Información (Caracas) - Venezuela's president, Nicolás Maduro, has declared the entire upcoming Holy Week 2016, from March 19 until March 27, 2016 inclusively, as non-working public holidays for the Venezuelan public sector as part of another attempt at load shedding.
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  • Jan
  • 8
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  • Venezuelan Bank Holiday January 11

    Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario (Sudeban) - The Venezuelan regulatory body for the banking sector, Sudeban (Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario) has announced that Monday, January 11, 2016, would be another bank holiday in Venezuela, on account of the annual "celebración del Día de Reyes" bank holiday of Venezuela.
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2015

  • Dec
  • 14
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  • Venezuelan 2016 Bank And Public Holidays

    Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario (Sudeban) - The Venezuelan regulatory body for the banking sector (La Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario) has released the official list of the dates of the non-working public holidays in Venezuela in 2016 as well as of the bank holidays in Venezuela for the upcoming calendar year 2016.
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  • Dec
  • 3
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  • Venezuelan Bank Holiday December 7

    Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario (Sudeban) - The Venezuelan regulatory body for the banking sector, Sudeban (Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario) has announced that Monday, December 7, 2015, would be another bank holiday in Venezuela, on account of the annual "Día de la Inmaculada Concepción" bank holiday of Venezuela.
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  • Jun
  • 26
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  • Venezuelan Bank Holiday June 29

    Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario (Sudeban) - The Venezuelan regulatory body for the banking sector, Sudeban ("Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario") has announced that Monday, June 29, 2015, would be another bank holiday in Venezuela, on account of the annual "Día de San Pedro y San Pablo" bank holiday of Venezuela.
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  • May
  • 16
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  • Venezuelan Bank Holiday May 18

    Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario (Sudeban) - The Venezuelan regulatory body for the banking sector, Sudeban (Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario) has announced that Monday, May 18, 2015, would be another bank holiday in Venezuela, on account of the annual "Celebración de la Ascensión del Señor" bank holiday of Venezuela.
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  • Jan
  • 3
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  • Venezuelan Bank Holiday January 5

    Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario (Sudeban) - The Venezuelan regulatory body for the banking sector, Sudeban (Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario) has announced that Monday, January 5, 2015, would be another bank holiday in Venezuela, on account of the annual "Día de Reyes" bank holiday of Venezuela.
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2014

  • Dec
  • 6
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  • Venezuelan Bank Holiday December 8

    Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario (Sudeban) - The Venezuelan regulatory body for the banking sector, Sudeban (Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario) has announced that Monday, December 8, 2014, would be another bank holiday in Venezuela, on account of the annual "Día de la Inmaculada Concepción" bank holiday of Venezuela.
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  • Aug
  • 13
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  • Venezuelan Bank Holiday August 18

    Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario (Sudeban) - The Venezuelan regulatory body for the banking sector, Sudeban (Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario) has announced that Monday, August 18, 2014, would be another bank holiday in Venezuela, on account of the annual "Asunción de Nuestra Señora" bank holiday of Venezuela.
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  • Aug
  • 4
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  • Venezuelan 2015 Bank And Public Holidays

    Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario (Sudeban) - The Venezuelan regulatory body for the banking sector (La Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario) has released the official list of the dates for the 2015 public holidays and bank holidays in Venezuela.
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  • Jul
  • 21
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  • Venezuelan Bank Holiday July 24

    Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario (Sudeban) - The Venezuelan regulatory body for the banking sector, Sudeban (Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario) has announced that Thursday, July 24, 2014, would be another bank holiday in Venezuela, on account of the annual "Natalicio de Simón Bolívar" public holiday of Venezuela.
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  • Jun
  • 20
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  • Venezuelan Bank Holiday June 23

    Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario (Sudeban) - The Venezuelan regulatory body for the banking sector, Sudeban (Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario) has announced that Monday, June 23, 2014, would be another bank holiday in Venezuela, on account of the annual "Corpus Christi" bank holiday of Venezuela.
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  • May
  • 30
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  • Venezuelan Bank Holiday June 2

    Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario (Sudeban) - The Venezuelan regulatory body for the banking sector, Sudeban (Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario) has announced that Monday, June 2, 2014, would be another bank holiday in Venezuela, on account of the annual "día de la Ascensión del Señor" bank holiday of Venezuela.
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  • Mar
  • 18
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  • Venezuelan Bank Holiday March 19

    Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario (Sudeban) - The Venezuelan regulatory body for the banking sector, Sudeban (Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario) has announced that Wednesday, March 19, 2014, would be a bank holiday in Venezuela, on account of the annual "día de San José".
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  • Feb
  • 26
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  • Venezuela Extra Public Holidays Gazetted

    Agencia Bolivariana de Noticias (Caracas) - The recent decree declaring a one-off non-working public holiday, on Thursday, February 27, 2014, in Venezuela, then an additional one, on Friday, February 28, 2014, to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Caracazo massacre, has been gazetted in the Gaceta Oficial 40.363.
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  • Feb
  • 26
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  • Venezuelan Bank Holidays February 27-28

    Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario (Sudeban) - The Venezuelan regulatory body for the banking sector, Sudeban (Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario) has issued the Circular N° SIB-DSB-CJ-05566 announcing that Thursday, February 27, and Friday, February 28, 2014, would also be additional bank holidays in Venezuela.
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  • Feb
  • 24
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  • Venezuela Public Holidays February 27-28

    Agencia Bolivariana de Noticias (Caracas) - The President of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, has signed a decree declaring another one-off non-working public holiday in Venezuela, on Friday, February 28, 2014, to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Caracazo massacre.
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  • Feb
  • 22
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  • Venezuela Public Holiday February 27

    Agencia Bolivariana de Noticias (Caracas) - The President of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, has signed a decree declaring Thursday, February 27, 2014, as a one-off non-working public holiday to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Caracazo massacre.
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2013

  • Nov
  • 5
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  • Venezuela Adds December 8 Public Holiday

    Agencia Bolivariana de Noticias (Caracas) - The President of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, has signed a decree declaring a new annual non-working public holiday (Day of Loyalty and Love for the Supreme Commander Hugo Chavez and the Fatherland) to be observed on December 8 to commemorate former President Hugo Chávez.
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  • Nov
  • 2
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  • Venezuelan Bank Holiday November 4

    Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario (Sudeban) - The Venezuelan regulatory body for the banking sector, Sudeban (Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario) has announced that Monday, November 4, 2013, would be a bank holiday in Venezuela, on account of the upcoming "Día de Todos los Santos" (All Saints' Day) holiday celebrations in Venezuela.
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  • Aug
  • 17
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  • Venezuelan Bank Holiday August 19

    Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario (Sudeban) - The Venezuelan regulatory body for the banking sector, Sudeban (Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario) has announced that Monday, August 19, 2013, would be a bank holiday in Venezuela, on account of the upcoming "Día de la Asunción de Nuestra Señora" (Assumption Day) holiday celebrations in Venezuela.
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  • Aug
  • 1
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  • Venezuelan 2014 Bank And Public Holidays

    Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario (Sudeban) - The Venezuelan regulatory body for the banking sector (La Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario) has released the official list of the dates for the 2014 public holidays and bank holidays in Venezuela.
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  • May
  • 31
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  • Venezuelan Bank Holiday June 3

    Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario (Sudeban) - The Venezuelan regulatory body for the banking sector, Sudeban (Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario) has announced that Monday, June 3, 2013, would be a bank holiday in Venezuela, on account of the upcoming "Corpu Cristi" holiday celebrations in Venezuela.
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  • May
  • 1
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  • Venezuelan Public Holidays Law Takes Effect

    Agencia Bolivariana de Noticias (Caracas) - The President of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, has signed the decree enforcing last year's amendments to the Venezuelan legislation governing non-working public holidays, which take effect today, though they were signed by President Hugo Chávez on May 1st, 2012.
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  • Apr
  • 10
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  • Venezuelan Public Holiday April 11

    Agencia Bolivariana de Noticias (Caracas) - The Mayor of the Venezuelan city of Caroni, José Ramón López, has issued the Decreto número 43 which declares Thursday, April 11, 2013, as a one-off non-working regional public holiday.
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  • Apr
  • 4
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  • Venezuelan Bank Holiday April 19

    Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario (Sudeban) - The Venezuelan regulatory body for the banking sector, Sudeban (Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario) has announced that Friday, April 19, 2013, would be a bank holiday in Venezuela, on account of the upcoming "Independence Day" non-working public holiday in Venezuela.
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  • Mar
  • 18
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  • Venezuelan Bank Holiday March 19

    Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario (Sudeban) - The Venezuelan regulatory body for the banking sector, Sudeban (Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario) has announced that Tuesday, March 19, 2013, would be a bank holiday in Venezuela, on account of the upcoming "día de San José".
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  • Mar
  • 13
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  • Venezuelan Public Holiday March 15

    Agencia Bolivariana de Noticias (Caracas) - The Venezuelan government has declared another one-off non-working public holiday on Friday, March 15, 2013, following the death of former President Hugo Chavez.
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  • Mar
  • 7
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  • Venezuelan Bank Holiday March 8

    Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario (Sudeban) - The Venezuelan regulatory body for the banking sector, Sudeban (Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario) has announced that Friday, March 8, 2013, the date of President Hugo Chavez's funeral, would be a bank holiday in Venezuela.
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  • Mar
  • 7
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  • Venezuelan Public Holiday March 8

    Agencia Bolivariana de Noticias (Caracas) - The Venezuelan Minister of the Interior and Justice, Nestor Reverol, has announced that tomorrow, Friday, March 8, 2013, would be extended to be a nationwide non-working public holiday to coincide with the funeral of former President Hugo Chavez.
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2012

  • Jul
  • 17
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  • Venezuelan 2013 Bank And Public Holidays

    Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario (Sudeban) - The Venezuelan regulatory body for the banking sector (La Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario) has released the official list of the dates for the 2013 public holidays and banking holidays in Venezuela.
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  • Jun
  • 25
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  • Venezuelan Bank Holiday July 2

    Asociación Bancaria de Venezuela (Caracas) - The Bankers' Association of Venezuela (Asociación Bancaria de Venezuela) has announced that Monday, July 2, 2012, would be a bank holiday in Venezuela, in the place of the upcoming feast of San Pedro y San Pablo.
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  • May
  • 19
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  • Venezuela Bank Holidays May 21 and June 11

    Asociación Bancaria de Venezuela (Caracas) - The Bankers' Association of Venezuela (Asociación Bancaria de Venezuela) has announced that Monday, May 21, and Monday, June 11, 2012, would be bank holidays in Venezuela.
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  • Apr
  • 29
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  • Venezuelan April 30 Public Holiday Ruled-Out

    Agencia Bolivariana de Noticias (Caracas) - The government of Venezuela, through its Minister for communication and Information, Andrés Izarra, has issued an official denial that Monday, April 30, 2012, would be a one-off non-working public holiday in Venezuela.
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  • Mar
  • 13
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  • Venezuelan Public Holidays Changes Confirmed

    Agencia Bolivariana de Noticias (Caracas) - The government of Venezuela has announced that the recently-announced amendments to the Venezuelan legislation governing non-working public holidays would be signed by President Hugo Chávez on May 1st, 2012, and will then take effect on May 1st, 2013.
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  • Feb
  • 18
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  • Venezuelan Regional Public Holidays February 20-21

    Gobernación del Estado Anzoátegui (República Bolivariana de Venezuela) - The Governor of Venezuela's State of Anzoátegui, Tarek William Saab, has issued a decree announcing that Monday and Tuesday, February 20 and 21, 2012, would be a one-off state public holidays to mark the upcoming Carnival.
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  • Feb
  • 6
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  • Venezuelan Public Holidays Legislation Amended

    Agencia Bolivariana de Noticias (Caracas) - The government of Venezuela has introduced a bill (proyecto de la Ley del Proceso Social del Trabajo) which would replace the current legislation related to non-working public holidays in Venezuela.
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  • Jan
  • 19
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  • Venezuela Public Holiday January 20

    Agencia Bolivariana de Noticias (Caracas) - The government of San Cristóbal in Venezuela has announced that Friday, January 20, 2012, had been declared a regional non-working public holiday (día de júbilo no laborable para todos los entides públicos y privados) on account of the upcoming celebration of the feast of San Sebastián.
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  • Jan
  • 6
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  • Venezuela Bank Holiday January 9

    Asociación Bancaria de Venezuela (Caracas) - The Bankers' Association of Venezuela has announced that Monday, January 9, 2012, would be a bank holiday in Venezuela.
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2011

  • Nov
  • 30
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  • Venezuelan Public Holiday December 2

    Ministerio del Poder Popular para Relaciones Exteriores (MPPRE) - The government of Venezuela has declared Friday, December 2, 2011, as a one-off public holiday on account of the upcoming Summit of Latinamerican and Caribbean countries (Comunidad de Estados Latinoamericanos y Caribeños - Celac).
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  • Sep
  • 7
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  • Venezuela Declares Virgen del Valle Holiday

    Agencia Bolivariana de Noticias (Caracas) - The government of Venezuela has announced that September 8th, 2011, had been declared a national celebratory holiday (Día de Júbilo Nacional) on account of the upcoming feast for the Virgen del Valle.
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  • Aug
  • 6
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  • Venezuela 2012 Bank And Public Holidays Announced

    Asociación Bancaria de Venezuela (Caracas) - The Bankers' Association of Venezuela has announced the list of official dates for the 2012 public holidays and bank holidays in Venezuela.
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  • Jul
  • 1
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  • Venezuela Declares July 4 Public Holiday

    Agencia Bolivariana de Noticias (Caracas) - Venezuela's Executive Vice-President, Elías Jaua, has announced that Monday, July 4, 2011, would be a one-off bridge public holiday ("el día 4 de julio será decretado no laborable y festivo por la conmemoración del mes Bicentenario en el país").
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  • Jun
  • 2
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  • Venezuelan Bank Holidays Canceled

    Ministerio de Estado para la Banca Pública (República Bolivariana de Venezuela) - The vice-president for branches and business development of Venezuela's state bank Banco Bicentenario, Yadira Romero, has announced that Banco Bicentenario would henceforth open on the date of Venezuela's traditional bank holidays.
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  • May
  • 7
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  • Venezuela Declares June 7 Public Holiday

    Gobernación del Estado Anzoátegui (República Bolivariana de Venezuela) - The Governor of Venezuela's State of Anzoátegui, Tarek W. Saab, has announced that Tuesday, June 7, 2011, would be a one-off state public holiday to mark the day when Venezuela's national football team meets Spain's.
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  • Jan
  • 31
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  • Venezuela Declares State Public Holiday Today

    Ministerio del Poder Popular para la Comunicación e Información (Caracas) - Late last night (Monday morning in Europe) the government of Venezuela's State of Anzoátegui announced that Monday, January 31, 2011, would be a one-off state public holiday (día de júbilo no laborable) to celebrate the Anzoátegui Caribes' winning of their first title in the Venezuelan Professional Baseball League.
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  • Jan
  • 11
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  • Venezuela Declares Public Sector Holidays For 2011

    Gaceta Oficial de la República Bolivariana de Venezuela (Caracas) - The list of official public sector holidays in Venezuela has been gazetted for the calendar year 2011.
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2010

  • Dec
  • 5
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  • Venezuela 2011 Bank And Public Holidays Announced

    Consejo Bancario Nacional (Caracas) - The National Bank Council of Venezuela has announced the list of official dates for the 2011 public holidays and bank holidays in Venezuela.
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  • Mar
  • 25
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  • Venezuela Declares Weeklong Public Holiday

    Ministerio del Poder Popular para la Comunicación e Información (Caracas) - Venezuela's President, Hugo Chávez, has announced that the entire upcoming Holy Week, March 29 to April 2, had been declared as non-working public holidays in Venezuela, to lighten the load on Venezuela's power grid.
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  • Feb
  • 1
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  • Venezuela Rules-Out February 2 Public Holiday

    El Universal (Caracas) - Venezuela's Education Minister (Ministro del Poder Popular para la Educación), Héctor Navarro, has issued an official statement to the effect that, contrary to what happened last year, February 2, 2010, would not be a public holiday.
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  • Jan
  • 5
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  • Venezuela Declares Public Sector Holidays For 2010

    Gaceta Oficial de la República Bolivariana de Venezuela (Caracas) - The list of official public sector holidays in Venezuela has been gazetted for the calendar year 2010.
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2009

  • Dec
  • 10
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  • Venezuela 2010 Bank And Public Holidays Announced

    Consejo Bancario Nacional (Caracas) - The National Bank Council of Venezuela has announced the list of official dates for the 2010 public holidays and bank holidays in Venezuela.
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  • Nov
  • 13
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  • Venezuela Declares Regional Public Holiday Tomorrow

    El Tiempo (Puerto la Cruz) - The government of Venezuela's State of Anzoátegui have declared tomorrow, Saturday, November 14, 2009, a state public holiday on account of the 220th birth anniversary of José Antonio Anzoátegui.
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  • Sep
  • 24
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  • Venezuela Declares September 25 Regional Public Holiday

    Radio Nacional de Venezuela (Porlamar) - The Governor of Venezuela's State of Nueva Esparta, Morel Rodríguez Ávila, has declared a one-off state public holiday (día no laborable) on Friday, September 25, 2009.
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  • Jun
  • 14
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  • Venezuela Confirms Details Of Upcoming Bank Holiday

    Diario El Carabobeño (Caracas) - Venezuela's Banks' Association (Consejo Bancario Nacional) has confirmed the date and modalities of the bank holiday that corresponds to Corpus Christi.
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  • Apr
  • 20
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  • Venezuela To Consider Renaming National Day Public Holiday

    Agencia Bolivariana de Noticias (Ciudad Guayana) - The Vice-President of the Partido Socialista Unido de Venezuela (PSUV), Freddy Bernal, has called on the government to either declare April 11 a national public holiday, or rename the April 19 public holiday as Día de la Batalla de San Félix.
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  • Feb
  • 16
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  • Venezuela's Sucre Declares Post-Referendum Public Holiday

    Informe 24 (Cumaná) - During the night from Sunday to Monday, the Governor of Venezuela's Sucre State, Enrique Maestre, decreed that Monday, February 16, 2009, would be a one-off public holiday to celebrate the Referendum victory of President Hugo Chavez.
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  • Feb
  • 4
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  • Venezuela Publishes Decree For February 2 Public Holiday

    Semana.com (Caracas) - The decree corresponding to last Monday's impromptu public holiday was finally published as Decreto Presidencial Nº 6.609 in the Gaceta Oficial de la República Nº 39.111.
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  • Feb
  • 4
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  • Venezuela Regional Public Holiday Today

    El Caribe (Caracas) - Late last night, local time, the Governor of Venezuela's State of Aragua, Rafael Isea, declared Tuesday, February 4, 2009, as a state-wide public holiday to commemorate the February 4, 1992, attempted coup by Hugo Chavez.
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  • Feb
  • 2
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  • Venezuela Declares February 2nd Public Holiday

    El Nacional (Caracas) - Late last night (Monday morning in Europe) the government of Venezuela announced that Monday, February 2, 2009, would be a one-off public holiday (día no laborable) to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Hugo Chavez's accession to power.
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  • Jan
  • 6
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  • Venezuela Declares Public Sector Holidays For 2009

    Gaceta Oficial de la República Bolivariana de Venezuela (Caracas) - The list of official public sector holidays in Venezuela has been gazetted for the calendar year 2009.
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2008

  • Aug
  • 5
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  • Venezuela Adopts Law To Move Public Holidays To Nearest Weekend

    Ministerio de Comunicación e Información (Caracas) - A revised organic law of tourism (Gaceta Oficial Extraordinaria 5.889 del 31 de julio) includes, for the first time in Venezuela, the concept of moving mid-week public holidays to the nearest weekend, to promote internal tourism.
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  • Jan
  • 8
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  • Venezuela Declares Public Sector Holidays For 2008

    Gaceta Oficial de la República Bolivariana de Venezuela (Caracas) - The list of official public sector holidays in Venezuela has been gazetted for the calendar year 2008.
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2007

  • Aug
  • 19
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  • Venezuela Confirms August 20 Public Holiday For Banks And Financial Institutions

    El Carabobeño - The Government of Venezuela has confirmed that, on Monday, August 20, 2007, banks, insurance brokers and financial institutions, will be closed to observe the Día de la Asunción de María public holiday.
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  • Jul
  • 10
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  • Venezuela July 11 Public Holiday in Bolívar State

    Radio Nacional de Venezuela - The Governor of the State of Bolívar has declared Wednesday, July 11, 2007, a full public holiday in the State of Bolívar, on the occasion of the semi-final game of the Copa América 2007.
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  • Jul
  • 5
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  • Venezuela July 6 Unofficial Bridge Public Holiday

    Agencia Bolivariana de Noticias - Large numbers are expected to take a day off, on Friday July 6, 2007, to make a bridge between the July 5 public holiday and the week-end.
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  • Jun
  • 27
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  • Venezuela's Bolivár State Public Holiday Today

    Correo del Caroní - The Governor of the State of Bolivár decreed late last night that today would be a public holiday throughout the state, to coincide with the occurrence of the first game of the Group B of the Copa América de Fútbol.
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  • Apr
  • 18
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  • Venezuela Bridge Public Holiday Coming Up

    El Universal - With the upcoming public holiday of Thursday April 19, in Venezuela, many, particularly civil servants, are expected to make a bridge to the weekend (hacer puente) and not work on Friday April 20, 2007, either.
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  • Feb
  • 18
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  • Venezuela State Public Sector Holiday On February 19-20

    El Tiempo de Venezuela - According to the Urepanz, the Civil Servants Union of the State of Anzoátegui (Unión Regional de Empleados Públicos del estado Anzoátegui), the State Governor, Tarek William Saab, decreed the upcoming Monday and Tuesday of Carnival (February 19-20) as días no laborables.
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  • Jan
  • 18
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  • Venezuela Declares Public Sector Holidays For 2007

    Gaceta Oficial de la República Bolivariana de Venezuela (Caracas) - The list of official public sector holidays in Venezuela has been gazetted for the calendar year 2007.
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2006

  • Dec
  • 4
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  • Venezuela Unexpected Public Holiday Today

    Univision - The private and public sectors have declared an unplanned public holiday, today, in the wake of yesterday's elections. School classes have also been canceled.
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  • Nov
  • 4
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  • Venezuela Bank Holiday Update

    Diario El Carabobeño - Banks and other financial institutions will be closed on Monday November 6, following the practice set forth by the National Banks Council, of having a non-working day on the following Monday, for holidays of a non-national character that fall on a weekday.
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2002

  • Oct
  • 12
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  • Venezuela Columbus Day Public Holiday Renamed

    Decreto del Gobierno de la República Bolivariana de Venezuela - Venezuelan President, Hugo Chavez, has signed an executive decree changing the name of the Columbus Day public holiday in Venezuela, from "Día de la Raza" (day of the race, or day of being Hispanic) to "Día de la Resistencia Indígena" (day of the indigenous/native resistance).
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1999

  • Dec
  • 13
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  • Venezuelan Bank Holidays December 15

    Asociación Bancaria de Venezuela (Caracas) - The Bankers' Association of Venezuela (Asociación Bancaria de Venezuela) has announced that Wednesday, December 15, 1999, would be a one-off bank holiday in Venezuela on account of the upcoming local elections.
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1998

  • Feb
  • 10
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  • Venezuelan Bank Holidays February 23-24

    Asociación Bancaria de Venezuela (Caracas) - The Bankers' Association of Venezuela (Asociación Bancaria de Venezuela) has announced that Monday and Tuesday, February 23-24, 1998, would be bank holidays in Venezuela on account of the upcoming Carnival.
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See also: Venezuela bank holidays and public holidays for 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023.

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