Source:Presidencia de la República (República Oriental del Uruguay)
Posted: Saturday, January 10, 2015 Updated: Tuesday, January 14, 2020
The government of Uruguay has released its annual list of official non-working public holidays in Uruguay for the calendar year 2015.
As always, in Latin American countries which follow the Emiliani Rule (2005-10-02) to determine the date of observance of some of their non-working public holidays, the interesting aspects are the announced dates of such moveable public holidays, in particular after the decision, a couple of years ago (2011-05-12, 2011-05-02 and 2010-10-21), to "freeze" the date of the May 18 public holiday in 2011.
Recall that 13 years ago (2001-11-14), Uruguay's Parliament had permanently frozen the dates of the observance of the June 19 and November 2 public holidays, leaving only 3 "movable" public holidays in Uruguay: April 19 (Desembarco de los 33 Orientales), May 18 (Batalla de las Piedras), and October 12 (Descubrimiento de América).
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