[tz] Chile goes back to DST (...)
pottersys at gmail.com
Sun Mar 13 17:04:08 UTC 2016
Today the Chilean Ministry of Energy announced that they will go back to a
DST scheme this year.
That means clocks will go back 1 hour at 0:00 May 15th (jumping back to May
14th); and will go forward by 1 hour on 0:00, August 14th.
This was decided after a public outcry during winter, when the sunrise for
Santiago went as late as 8:45 AM
Some media outlets carrying the news (in Spanish):
There is no official decree yet; or confirmation whether this decision will
be only for 2016, or will be carried from now on (or until the next
Juan Correa Poblete
PS Labs (http://www.pslabs.cl)
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