Source:Superintendencia de Bancos de Guatemala (Guatemala City)
Posted: Saturday, October 19, 2019
The Monetary Board of the Guatemalan Superintendency of Banks, the supervisory body in charge of the banking sector in Guatemala, has announced that it had authorized banks, branches, banking agencies, financial companies, storage companies and exchange houses to close on Monday, October 21, 2019, on the occasion of the Anniversary of the Revolution annual bank holiday and public holiday of Guatemala.
The aforementioned announcement ("la Superintendencia de Bancos (SIB) confirmó la autorización para que se suspenda la prestación de servicios del sistema financiero guatemalteco, el 21 de octubre") is in line with the list of annual bank holidays in Guatemala and afferent rules thereto, as announced a decade ago (2009-12-17) in the "Reglamento de Asuetos de las Instituciones Bancarias que operan en la República (Resolución JM-129-2009)", which lists afternoon banks-only public holidays as well as some Monday banks-only public holidays in Guatemala when an annual non-working public holiday falls on the weekend, and amended itself a year later (2010-12-20) and last year (2018-10-12 and 2018-10-11), as well as with the list of official bank holidays for the calendar year 2019 in Guatemala released earlier this year (2018-12-31), as well as with yesterday's announcement by the government of Guatemala (2019-10-18).
Links and References
Below are links to the news stories referred to in the above "Guatemalan Bank Holidays October 21" news story, as well as links to subsequents news stories which refer to the present news story.