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Peruvian 2020 Public Holidays Amendments Gazetted

Source: Diario Oficial El Peruano (Lima)
Posted: Thursday, October 1, 2020
Most recent follow-up news item: December 16, 2020

The Peruvian government has published the Decreto Supremo 161-2020-PCM que modifica el artículo 1 del Decreto Supremo N° 197-2019-PCM in the official gazette of Peru (El Peruano), officializing the recent announcement by Peruvian president, Martín Vizcarra, that the upcoming October 8 public holiday and October 9 public sector holiday, would be canceled for the calendar year 2020.

Late last month (2020-09-30), Peruvian president, Martín Vizcarra, had once again canceled 2 upcoming Peruvian public holidays, this time cancelling the October 8 annual public holiday commemorating the battle of Angamos, as well as the one-off public sector holiday on October 9, 2020, as he had done, last summer (2020-07-11 and 2020-07-03), when he canceled one of the days of the 2020 Fiestas Patrias public holidays ("Hemos estado, porque era necesario, mucho tiempo con la economía parada, ahora no tenemos tiempo que perder y tenemos que incorporar todos los esfuerzos para producir, crecer y generar trabajo"), as well as the one-off government holiday that had been declared in the list of 2020 public holidays in Peru, as contained in the Decreto Supremo Nº 197-2019-PCM, gazetted by the Peruvian government, late last year (2019-12-21).

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