Brazil elections and postponed DST start
straen at thorsen.priv.no
Thu Sep 21 07:19:31 UTC 2006
It is election time in Brazil again, and since it seems that they still
cannot handle a time change in the middle of two rounds of election,
they are postponing this year's start date to the weekend after the
It appears that the decree is still not published, but that this change
is very likely to happen.
http://jc.uol.com.br/tvjornal/2006/09/18/not_107666.php (In Portuguese)
It is practically certain that the schedule of summer of this year will
start from the zero hour of day 5 of November, in the first turn as
weekend after of the elections. Sources of the government had said that
already they are finishing the details of the decree that will establish
the change in the clocks.
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