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Peru 2013 Public Holidays Announced

Source: Diario Oficial El Peruano (Lima)
Posted on Tuesday, January 1, 2013


Late last night, the government of Peru issued an executive order (Decreto Supremo No. 123-2012-PCM) which declares 9 additional public sector holidays in Peru for the calendar year 2013.

The aforementioned decree, issued by the Presidencia del Consejo de Ministros, considers these extra days to be non-working public holidays to stimulate internal tourism ("con el fin de fomentar el desarrollo del turismo interno y dinamizar las economías locales") to be recuperated ("las horas dejadas de trabajar en los días no laborables serán compensadas en la semana posterior al día no laborable"), as was done in past years (2011-12-29, 2011-03-06, 2010-02-17, 2008-12-15, 2008-02-08 and 2006-09-15).


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