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The municipal council of the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro (Cámara de Concejales de Río de Janeiro), has confirmed that Wednesday to Friday, June 20-22, 2012, would be declared as municipal non-working public holidays on account of the upcoming Rio+20 Summit.
As per the aforementioned announcement, which had been expected (2012-04-22), these 3 non-working public holidays would be essentially limited to the educational sector ("Los días festivos afectarán a las escuelas y universidades públicas y privadas, a guarderías infantiles") and are declared to reduce traffic congestion during the upcoming June 13-22, Rio+20 Summit.
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