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Guatemalan Public Holiday July 1

Source: Diario de Centro América (Diario público de Guatemala)
Posted: Monday, June 6, 2016
Updated: Tuesday, June 28, 2016


The Guatemalan Ministry of Labour has announced that Friday, July 1, 2016, had been declared as the, day in lieu, non-working public holiday in Guatemala on account of the upcoming, June 30, Army Day annual public holiday ("Día del Ejército"), once again falling in the middle of the week in 2016.

The aforementioned announcement that Friday, July 1, 2016, had been declared as a day in lieu, non-working public holiday in Guatemala on account of the upcoming, June 30, Army Day annual public holiday ("Día del Ejército"), as with similar announcements of past years (2015-06-18 and 2013-06-26), 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).



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