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Haiti Declares February 12 Public Holiday

Source: The Associated Press (Port-au-Prince)
Posted: Wednesday, February 10, 2010
Updated: Saturday, March 2, 2019


The Haitian government has declared Friday, February 12, 2010, as a one-off public holiday to give the nation a chance to mourn and "pay homage to the innumerable victims of the earthquake, many buried in anonymity".

The announcement of this one-off public holiday was made yesterday afternoon, local time, 28 days after the earthquake that devastated the capital of Haiti, Port-au-Prince.



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