[tz] Fwd: Quintana Roo change to EST?

Carlos Raúl Perasso crperasso at gmail.com
Wed Jan 14 17:35:59 UTC 2015

According to Boletín Nº 4764 from Mexico's Cámada de Diputados, the
modification of the Hour System Law in the United States of Mexico (Ley del
Sistema de Horario en los Estados Unidos Mexicanos) has been approved,
although this modification has not yet been published.


- Boletin Nº 4764:

- Ley del Sistema Horaio en los Estados Unidos Mexicanos:



On Wed, Jan 14, 2015 at 1:45 PM, Gwillim Law <gwillim at gmail.com> wrote:

> My translation of the cited article:
> "... the new time zone will come into effect at two o'clock on the first
> Sunday of February, when we will have to advance the clock one hour from
> its current time, ...
> "Federal deputy Lizbeth Gamboa Song stated that a new change for the month
> of April is not considered as yet, given that only the State will advance
> to summer time.
> "Nevertheless, the deputy noted that Summer Time has applied in Mexico
> since 1996, to which all entities of the federation adhere, advancing their
> clocks one hour. In addition, she noted that it is yet unknown whether
> Quintana Roo will participate in a further change, but if so, the
> authorities will officially publish that fact in due time."
> My Spanish is not native level, but I think the article makes it clear
> that the decision about DST for Quintana Roo has not yet been made.
> Gwillim Law
> On Wed, Jan 14, 2015 at 10:43 AM, Steffen Thorsen <thorsen at timeanddate.com
> > wrote:
>> On 08/12/14 14:18 , Steffen Thorsen wrote:
>>> The Mexican state of Quintana Roo will likely change to EST in 2015, by
>>> not
>>> going back from DST in October 2015. Its a bit unclear if they will
>>> still observe
>>> DST the years after.
>> According to this source, Quintana Roo will change to EST as soon as 1
>> February 2015 at 2am:
>> http://sipse.com/novedades/confirman-aplicacion-de-nueva-
>> zona-horaria-para-quintana-roo-132331.html
>> Through Google Translate, it says "According to the authorities, the term
>> of the new time zone start at two o'clock on the first Sunday of February,
>> when we brought forward one hour actual[?] hours, so the clock will be
>> three o'clock."
>> Also, the new zone will not use DST.
>> Best regards,
>> Steffen Thorsen - timeanddate.com
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