[tz] Magallanes region from Chile will keep DST all year round

Brian Inglis Brian.Inglis at SystematicSw.ab.ca
Sun Dec 4 17:21:31 UTC 2016

On 2016-12-04 07:24, Juan Correa wrote:
> There is no official decree published yet, but it has been reported
> by official Chilean government Twitter accounts that Magallanes
> región (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magallanes_Region) will keep
> DST (UTC -3) all year round
> Sources:
> - https://twitter.com/presidencia_cl/status/805398903604576256 (from Press Office of the Presidency of Chile, "President Michelle Bachelet signs the decree that establishes a single timezone for Magallanes región")
> - https://twitter.com/AndresReboll/status/805398964690386944 (from Minister of Energy, "after a participative (sic) process and thoughtful investigation, decided to establish a single timezone (*summer*) for Magallanes)
> - http://www.soychile.cl/Santiago/Sociedad/2016/12/04/433428/Bachelet-firmo-el-decreto-para-establecer-un-horario-unico-para-la-Region-de-Magallanes.aspx
> As a reminder, Chile has (since 2016) DST from August to May
> following year
> The biggest city in the region is Punta Arenas, with over 123
> thousand inhabitants. The whole population for Magallanes region is
> 164.661 people
> As soon as the decree gets published, I'll share it here

May be helpful in zone.tab or comments to mention provinces impacted: 
Magallanes, Última Esperanza, Tierra del Fuego, Antártica Chilena
(in order by population)

Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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