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The President of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, has signed a decree declaring Thursday, February 27, 2014, as a one-off non-working public holiday to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Caracazo massacre.
As per the LOTTT "Ley Orgánica del Trabajo, los Trabajadores y las Trabajadoras" (2012-03-13 and 2012-02-06) which came into effect last spring (2013-05-01), the President of Venezuela is entitled to declare up to 3 one-off non-working public holidays per year in Venezuela.
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