Source:El Heraldo (Tegucigalpa)
Posted on Monday, October 1, 2012
The government of Honduras has officially announced that 2 of the 3 of the upcoming annual October public holidays (October 3 and 12) will be moved to the nearest Monday.
Once again (2011-09-30), the aforementioned government announcement announces that the observance of the October 3 (nacimiento de Francisco Morazán) and the October 12 (Día de la Hispanidad) public holidays will be moved to October 8 and 15, respectively, as per the 2003 decree 50-2003 moving some of the fixed-date public holidays to the following Monday (2003-04-09).
In addition, the communiqué from the Secretaría del Interior y Población states that the government of Honduras is considering declaring the afternoon of Tuesday, October 16, 2012, as a one-off half-day public holiday in Honduras to allow people to watch the Honduras qualification match against Canada. However, as per the communiqué, this is yet to be confirmed ("esta posibilidad aún no ha sido oficializada por el gobierno").
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