Acre (Brazil) would like to return to old time zone GMT-5

Alexander Krivenyshev worldtimezone at
Mon Nov 1 23:11:41 UTC 2010

According to the media from Brazil, during recent referendum state Acre 
rejected current time zone (GMT-4) and would like to return 
to old time zone  (pre-2008) - GMT-5.

The decision of Acre will be sent to the Congress to become law and to re-apply 
the old time.

(in Portuguese):
Acreanos decidem pelo horário antigo

Acreanos decidem voltar ao horário antigo em votação do referendo


Quick reference page for current (2010) and old (pre-2008) Brazil Time Zones 

Alexander Krivenyshev,

More information about the tz mailing list