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Nicaraguan Easter 2014 Public Sector Holidays

Source: Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB)
Posted: Monday, April 7, 2014
Most recent follow-up news item: November 19, 2019

Nicaragua's Minister of Labour, Alba Luz Torres Briones, has announced that Nicaragua's public sector workers and government services would once again close down for 9 consecutive days of public sector holidays on account of the upcoming Holy Week (desde el Sábado de Ramos hasta el Domingo de Pascua, período que marca la Semana Santa y que este año está comprendido entre los días 12 al 20 de abril, será declarado feriado).

As per the aforementioned, unnumbered, announcement (Comunicado de vacaciones de semana santa 2014), government services will close on Friday night, April 11, and re-open on Monday morning, April 21, 2014.

The extension of the annual, 2-day, Easter public holidays to a full week for the public sector is a regular occurrence in Nicaragua (2013-03-05, 2012-03-24, 2011-04-08, 2010-03-17, 2009-03-20, and 2008-03-10).

The private sector, for its part gets a 4-day non-working public holidays stretching from Thursday to Sunday, April 17-20, 2014.

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