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Argentina To Consider Renaming October 12 Public Holiday

Source: El Día
Posted: Wednesday, October 10, 2007
Most recent follow-up news item: October 12, 2009


Argentina's anti-discrimination government agency (Instituto Nacional Contra la Discriminación, la Xenofobia y el Racismo, INADI) has presented a proposal for a decree that would rename the October 12 public holiday, commonly called "Día de la Raza", into "Día de la Diversidad Cultural Americana".

Recall that in 2002 (2002-10-12), Venezuela similarly changed the name of its October 12 public holiday.



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