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Panama Declares September 3 Public Holiday

Source: La Estrella
Posted: Sunday, September 2, 2007

Earlier today, the government of Panama declared Monday, September 3, 2007, as a one-off public holiday for all government workers and both private and public schools, to coincide with the ceremonies for the launch of a 6-year, massive, construction project that will enlarge the Panama Canal.

Recall that, in 1999, the day of the formal handover of the Panama Canal was declared a one-off public holiday (1999-12-14).

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