Posted on Saturday, June 30, 2007
The Departmental Council of the Office of the Governor of Bolivia's Department of Santa Cruz, has declared a public holiday on Monday, July 2, 2007, to coincide with the anniversary of the referendum in which 4 of the 9 departments of Bolivia voted in favor of greater autonomy.
However, national Labor Minister, Carla Chirino, issued a statement calling the declaration illegal, despite article 212 of the Bolivian Constitution.
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