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Costa Rican 2019 Public Holiday On August 2

Source: Ministerio de Trabajo y Seguridad Social de Costa Rica (San José)
Posted: Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Costa Rica's Minister of Labour and Social Security (MTSS) has confirmed that the upcoming "Día de la Virgen de los Ángeles" annual non-working public holiday in Costa Rica would be observed on its set date of August 2, and not moved to another weekday, as per the amended public holidays legislation of Costa Rica.

The August 2 non-working public holiday in Costa Rica (2013-07-30), is as was announced late last year in the list of 2019 public holidays in Costa Rica (2018-12-05), and was never covered by the Abel Pacheco administration 2005 law (2005-03-17) which specified that 4 public holidays would move from mid-week to the following Monday; April 11 (día de Juan Santamaría), July 25 (día de la Anexión del Partido de Nicoya), August 15 (Mothers' Day), and October 12 (día del encuentro de culturas).

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