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There is a lot of information about Belizean holidays here:
Public and Bank Holidays, 2012
It is notified for general information that public and bank holidays specified in theFirst and the Second Schedules to the Holidays Act, Chapter 289 of the Laws ofBelize, Revised Edition 2003, will be observed on the following days during the year2012 in accordance with section 3 of the said Act:Monday January 2nd New Year’s Day(in lieu of Sunday, 1stJanuary)
Monday March 12th National Heroes andBenefactors Day (in lieuof Friday, 9th March)
Friday April 6th Good Friday
Saturday April 7th Holy Saturday
Monday April 9th Easter Monday
Tuesday May 1st Labour Day
Monday May 21st Sovereign’sDay/Commonwealth Day(in lieu of Thursday, 24thMay)
Monday September 10th St. George’s Caye Day
Friday September 21st Independence Day
Monday October 15th Pan American Day (inlieu of Friday, 12thOctober)
Monday November 19th Garifuna Settlement Day
Tuesday December 25th Christmas Day
Wednesday December 26th Boxing Day
Public and Bank Holidays, 2013
Belizeans will observe 13 holidays in 2013, including 3 long holiday weekends. Minister of National Security, John Saldivar, today announced the list of Pubic and Bank Holidays for next year, in accordance with the Holidays Act, Chapter 289 of the Laws of Belize, Revised Edition 2003.January 1 – New Year’s Day
March 11 – National Heroes and Benefactors Day (In lieu of March 9)
March 29 – Good Friday
March 30 – Holy Saturday
April 1 – Easter Monday
May 1 – Labour Day
May 27 – Sovereign’s Day/Commonwealth Day (In lieu of May 24)
September 10 – St. George’s Caye Day
September 21 – Independence Day
October 14 – Pan American Day (In lieu of October 12)
November 19 – Garifuna Settlement Day
December 25 – Christmas Day
December 26 – Boxing Day
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