Chile contemplating delay in time change

Glenn Eychaner geychaner at
Thu Feb 24 01:01:25 UTC 2011

Oh please, not again.  This would make the third time in 5 years they've changed it at the last minute (once due to a similar "power crisis" and once due to the earthquake).  It's an incredible pain in the neck.  Anyway, if it does officially change, the official site for this info is:

Though, of course, it will be in all the papers as well.

Glenn Eychaner (geychaner at
Telescope Systems Programmer, Las Campanas Observatory

On Feb 23, 2011, at 7:01 PM, Andy Heninger wrote:

> Chile contemplating delay in time change.  No concrete proposals or decisions.
> And many similar press articles.  Search for cambio de horas Chile Golborne
> With help from Google Translate,
> "The Biministro of Mines and Energy, Laurence Golborne confirmed Tuesday that the government is evaluating the option to postpone the change to winter time due to the energy crisis in the country.
> "The change is currently scheduled for Saturday March 12, but the possible postponement is part of the rationalization of energy that drives the government."
> "Golborne said "that is being evaluated, is a subject that has a relatively low impact on consumption but may have a significant impact on communication and citizenship," he said."
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