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The Municipal Government of the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro has announced that it would avail itself of the terms of the "Lei da Copa" and declare 3 one-off non-working municipal public holidays in June and July 2014.
As per the aforementioned announcement, June 18 and 25, 2014, will be half-day public holidays, while July 4, 2014, will be a full-day public holiday.
The "Lei da Copa", gazetted 2 years ago (2012-06-07), allows Brazilian states and municipalities to declare one-off public holidays whenever a FIFA World Cup game occurs in their jurisdiction in 2014.
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