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Nicaraguan Easter 2016 Public Sector Holidays Extended

Source: Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB)
Posted: Tuesday, March 15, 2016
Most recent follow-up news item: March 31, 2022

Nicaragua's Coordinadora del Consejo de Comunicación y Ciudadanía, Rosario Murillo, has announced that Nicaragua's public sector workers and government services would, once again in 2016, close down for 9 and a half consecutive days of public sector holidays in Nicaragua on account of the upcoming Holy Week.

As per the aforementioned, unnumbered, announcement (los trabajadores del Estado salen de vacaciones por la temporada de Semana Santa, este viernes 18 de marzo a mediodía), government services will close on Friday at 12:00 noon, March 18, and re-open on Monday morning, March 28, 2016.

The extension of the annual, 2-day, Easter public holidays to a full week for the public sector is a regular occurrence in Nicaragua (2014-04-05, 2013-03-05, 2012-03-24, 2011-04-08, 2010-03-17, 2009-03-20, and 2008-03-10).

The private sector, for its part, gets a 4-day non-working public holidays stretching from Thursday to Sunday, March 24-27, 2016.

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