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Guatemalan Public Holiday June 29

Source: Diario de Centro América (Diario público de Guatemala)
Posted on Thursday, June 18, 2015


The Guatemalan Ministry of Labour has announced that Monday, June 29, 2015, had been declared as the, day in lieu, non-working public holiday in Guatemala on account of the upcoming Army Day annual public holiday ("Día del Ejército"), falling in the middle of the week in 2015.

The aforementioned announcement that Monday, June 29, 2015, had been declared the day in lieu non-working public holiday in Guatemala on account of the upcoming Army Day public holiday ("Día del Ejército"), is in line with law 42-2010, passed 5 years ago (2010-11-16, 2010-05-13, and 2009-01-21), which mandates that fixed-date public holidays falling on a Tuesday be moved to the previous Monday, while those falling on a Wednesday or Thursday, are to be moved to the following Friday ("los feriados que caigan martes se gozarán un día antes, y los que caigan miércoles o jueves pasarán al viernes"), and with the official list of Guatemalan 2015 non-working public holidays as announced earlier this year (2015-01-03).

In a separate announcement, the supervisory body in charge of the banking sector in Guatemala (the Superintendencia de Bancos de Guatemala) has confirmed that, in line with the list of official bank holidays for the calendar year 2015 in Guatemala released late last year (2014-12-22), the upcoming annual "Día del Empleado Bancario" bank holiday would be moved from Wednesday, July 1, 2015, to Tuesday, June 30, 2015.


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