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Costa Rican Public Sector Holidays March 19-27

Source: Ministerio de Trabajo y Seguridad Social de Costa Rica (San José)
Posted: Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Most recent follow-up news item: April 4, 2022

Costa Rica's Minister of Labour has announced that Costa Rican public sector workers and government agencies would benefit from public holidays during the entire upcoming Holy Week, that is to say, from Saturday, March 19, until Sunday, March 27, 2016, inclusively.

The extension of the Easter week public sector holidays to a full week had been observed regularly until 2013 in Costa Rica (2013-03-18, 2012-03-25, 2010-03-11 and 2009-03-19), but was not so observed for the past 2 years, while it has remained a regular occurrence in neighboring Nicaragua (2014-04-07, 2013-03-05, 2012-03-24, 2011-04-08, 2010-03-17, 2009-03-20, and 2008-03-10).

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