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Bolivia Mulls Dakar Public Holiday

Source: Ministerio de Trabajo, Empleo y Previsión Social (La Paz)
Posted on Saturday, December 13, 2014


Bolivia's President, Evo Morales, has indicated that the Bolivian government was considering the declaration of Monday, January 12, 2015, as a one-off non-working public holiday on the occasion of the 3rd day in Bolivia of the upcoming Dakar automobile rally.

As per the aforementioned presidential statement, "Estamos revisando las fechas que va a pasar por Bolivia, 10, 11, 12 (de enero). El 12 es día lunes, no sé si vamos a declarar feriado con suspensión de actividades para que el pueblo pueda acompañar a nuestros corredores y ver el paso por Bolivia del Dakar".


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