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The Ministry of Labour of the Dominican Republic has issued an official communiqué confirming that the upcoming "Día de Duarte" public holiday will be moved from its traditional date of January 26 to Monday, January 30, 2012.
The aforementioned announcement is in line with the recently-announced (2011-11-01) official listing of public holidays in the Dominican Republic for the year 2012, and follows the 1997 "Ley No. 139-97 mediante la cual los días feriados del calendario que coincidan con los días martes y miércoles, jueves o viernes" (1997-06-19).
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