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Jamaica Reverting To August 1st Public Holiday

Source: Jamaica Information Service (Kingston)
Posted: Friday, April 3, 2009
Updated: Friday, December 24, 2010

Jamaica's Information Service has issued a release stating that, in 2009, the Emancipation Day public holiday would be observed on Saturday, August 1st.

This follows a statement, made yesterday, by Minister of Labour and Social Security, Pearnel Charles, which suggested that Emancipation Day would be celebrated on Monday, August 3, instead (2009-04-02).

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