Brazil's President Favors November 20 Public Holiday
Source:Cidade Verde Posted: Monday, November 24, 2008
Most recent follow-up news item: December 12, 2017
Last Thursday, Brazil's President, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva (aka. Lula), announced that he was favorable to the making of November 20 as a nationwide public holiday in Brazil.
President, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva was reacting to the recent introduction of a bill on the subject (2008-11-21). His main argument is that 350 cities, including Brazil's major ones, are already observing the November 20 Dia Nacional da Consciência Negra as a public holiday.
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