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Oct 13, 2011

Home for the holidays; 2012 Holiday List

There are still a couple months to go in 2011, but it’s never too soon to start planning your next vacation. The list of holidays for 2012 consists of eight long weekends. New Year’s Day falls on a Sunday, so Monday, January second will be observed as the holiday. There’s going to be another extended weekend for National Heroes and Benefactors Day, which is on March ninth. That’s a Friday, but the public and bank holiday will be given the following Monday, March twelfth. Easter comes early in April next year; from Good Friday on the sixth to Easter Monday on the ninth. In May, the Labor Day holiday on the first of the month will be a Tuesday while Sovereign’s Day, also known as Commonwealth Day, will be celebrated on Monday, the twenty-first in lieu of the actual date, Thursday the twenty-fourth. From there, work, work, work right through to September when the holidays start up again with a long weekend as Saint George’s Caye Day, September tenth, falls on a Monday. Independence Day will also bring a three day weekend, since the twenty-first will be a Friday. Pan American Day in October, is Friday the twelfth but the day off will be given on the fifteenth, which is the following Monday. Garifuna Settlement Day will be on Monday, November nineteenth and before you know it Christmas will be upon us. In 2012, December twenty-fifth will be a Tuesday and Boxing Day will be observed on Wednesday, the twenty-sixth.

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4 Responses for “Home for the holidays; 2012 Holiday List”

  1. Manuel Almendar says:

    Hurray !!! waiting for 2012 !!!

  2. Orl says:

    And what about George Price Holiday? He was a national hero. there should be a holiday in his name. Its a shame.

  3. 2 cents says:

    i deh ask d same question what bout Hon Price day?

  4. Earl Grey says:

    Dec. 21, 2012…THE WORLD COMES TO AN END… least according to the Mayan Calendar.

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