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Haiti Declares November 1-2 Public Holidays

Source: Le Palais National (Port-au-Prince)
Posted on Wednesday, October 31, 2001


Haitian President, Jean-Bertrand Aristide, has issued a decree declaring Thursday and Friday, November 1 and 2, 2001, as one-off non-working public holidays in Haiti.

As per the aforementioned "Arrêté déclarant jours fériés les 1er et 2 novembre, jours de la Toussaint et des Morts", President Aristide has availed himself of the powers given to him in Article 111 of the "Décret du 24 février 1984 actualisant le Code du travail du 12 septembre 1961" to change an annual working holiday into a non-working holiday.

The decree applies to all sectors of the Haitian economy (l'Administration, les écoles, le commerce, et l'industrie chômeront).



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