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Bolivian 2013 Carnival Public Holidays Extended

Source: Agencia Boliviana de Información (La Paz)
Posted on Thursday, February 7, 2013


Bolivia's government has issued a communique confirming the dates of the upcoming Carnival non-working public holidays in Bolivia for the private sector, while extending the dates of the upcoming Carnival non-working public holidays for the Bolivian public sector.

As per the aforementioned communique, issued by Félix López ("director general de trabajo, higiene y seguridad ocupacional"), states that Monday and Tuesday, February 11 and 12, 2013, are non-working public holidays in Bolivia for both the private and public sector ("los días lunes 11 y martes 12 de febrero se constituyen en feriados nacionales con suspensión de actividades en el sector público y privado a nivel nacional"), while the public sector will work a continuous day on Friday, February 8, 2013, to be able to leave for the weekend at 3pm ("se determinó aplicar el horario continuo para el viernes 8 de febrero, para la administración pública a nivel nacional, debiendo iniciarse la jornada de trabajo desde horas 08:00 a 15:00").


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