Brazil Quasi-Nationwide Bank Holiday On November 20
Source:Portal Terra (São Paulo)
Posted: Saturday, November 15, 2008 Updated: Friday, November 21, 2008
Brazil's federation of banks (Federação Brasileira de Bancos, aka. Febraban) has announced that banks in 303 of the main cities of Brazil would observe the upcoming Dia Nacional da Consciência Negra holiday on Thursday, November 20, 2008.
Some of the major cities mentioned by the Febraban communique are (with the state abbreviation in parentheses): São Paulo (SP), Rio de Janeiro (RJ), Campinas (SP), Marabá (PA) and Vilhena (RO). On that date, these banks will be closed to the public.
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