Brazil considering a common time zone

Steffen Thorsen straen at
Fri Jun 19 13:25:02 UTC 2009

There is a proposal to have all of Brazil follow Brasilia's time zone.
The proposal received a Senate committee approval on Tuesday, June 16, 
2009, it is No 486, 2008 is available in PDF (and Portuguese) here:

It will probably be debated, and there are no dates yet for when such a 
possible change will be observed from.

We provide some background info about it here:

Best regards,
Steffen Thorsen -

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