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Suriname Maroons Day Public Holiday Flip-Flop

Source: Dagblad Suriname (Paramarimbo)
Posted: Wednesday, November 24, 2010
Most recent follow-up news item: January 10, 2022

Suriname's Secretary of the Interior, Soewarto Moestadja, has announced that the recently-promised, October 10, public holiday for Maroons Day, was not official, yet, and would not be so until a decree or law was published in the Official Gazette of the Republic of Suriname.

Secretary Moestadja made these comments while answering questions at a press conference where he was taken to task for the government's recent declaration of 2 new annual public holidays; for Diwali (2010-10-30) and Id-ul-Adha (2010-11-13).

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