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Costa Rican Easter 2022 Public Sector Holidays April 9-17

Source: Ministerio de Trabajo y Seguridad Social de Costa Rica (San José)
Posted: Monday, April 4, 2022

The Government of Costa Rica, based on the guideline No. 132-MIDEPLAN-MTSS, has declared public sector holidays in Costa Rica for the entire upcoming holy week.

As per the aforementioned announcement, signed by the President of the Republic, Carlos Alvarado Quesada, and the Ministers of National Planning and Economic Policy, Pilar Garrido, and of Labor and Social Security, Silvia Lara, "the institutions of the Central Government and bodies attached to the Ministries, as well as autonomous, semi-autonomous institutions and public companies of the State will work until Friday, April 8, inclusive, and will open again on Monday, April 18, this due to the fact that the April 11, 14 and 15 are holidays".

The extension of the Easter week public sector holidays to a full week, a regular occurrence in neighboring Nicaragua, was observed regularly in Costa Rica until 2013 (2013-03-18, 2012-03-25, 2010-03-11 and 2009-03-19), then again for 4 years (2019-04-05, 2018-03-16, 2017-03-15 and 2016-02-24) but not in 2020 (2020-04-06).

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