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Cuba bank holidays, national holidays and public holidays for the second half of 2017, from the Q++ Worldwide Public Holidays Database, the professional source of international public holidays long trusted by the world's foremost diary publishers.

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Cuba Public Holidays in 2017
Jan.    Sun Liberation Day
        Mon New Year Public Holiday
Apr.    Fri Good Friday
May     Mon Labor Day
July 25 Tue Revolution Anniversary Holiday
     26 Wed Revolution Anniversary (Día de la Rebeldía)
     27 Thu Revolution Anniversary Holiday
Oct. 10 Tue War of Independence Anniversary
Dec. 25 Mon Christmas Day
     31 Sun End of the Year Public Holiday
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Recent News and Updates (public news feed delayed by 30 days)

22 Nov 2016 Cuban 2016 Public Holidays Amended (Órgano Oficial del Comité Central del Partido Comunista de Cuba-Granma) The Cuban government has issued the "Resolución No 23/2016 del Ministerio de Trabajo y Seguridad Social" which declares Friday, December 2, 2016, as a one-off non-working public holiday in Cuba, to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Granma.  03 Jan 2016 Cuban 2016 Public Holidays Announced (Órgano Oficial del Comité Central del Partido Comunista de Cuba-Granma) The Cuban government has released the up-to-date list of annual non-working public holidays in Cuba for the calendar year 2016.  31 Dec 2014 Cuban 2015 Public Holidays Announced (Órgano Oficial del Comité Central del Partido Comunista de Cuba-Granma) The Cuban government has released the up-to-date list of annual non-working public holidays in Cuba for the calendar year 2015.  15 Apr 2014 Cuban Public Holiday April 18 (Órgano Oficial del Comité Central del Partido Comunista de Cuba-Granma) Cuba's Council of Ministers has issued a communique indicating that, pending the taking effect of recent changes to Cuba's public holidays legislation, it had decided to declare Friday, April 18, 2014, the date of the upcoming Good Friday holiday, as a one-off non-working public holiday in Cuba.  03 Jan 2014 Cuban 2014 Public Holidays Announced (Órgano Oficial del Comité Central del Partido Comunista de Cuba-Granma) The Cuban government has released the up-to-date list of annual non-working public holidays in Cuba for the calendar year 2014.  20 Dec 2013 Cuban Public Holidays Legislation Amended (Órgano Oficial del Comité Central del Partido Comunista de Cuba-Granma) The Cuban government has approved and gazetted last year's draft version of its new Labor Law, which will enshrine the one-off religious public holidays declared over the past 15 years.  10 Aug 2013 Cuban Public Holidays Legislation Changes (Órgano Oficial del Comité Central del Partido Comunista de Cuba-Granma) The Cuban government has released a draft version of its new Labor Law, which enshrines the one-off religious public holidays declared over the past 15 years.  18 Mar 2013 Cuban 2013 Public Holidays Amended (Órgano Oficial del Comité Central del Partido Comunista de Cuba-Granma) The Cuban government has amended the recently-released list of non-working public holidays in Cuba for the calendar year 2013, by adding a public holiday on the date of the upcoming Good Friday holiday, for the second year in a row.  23 Feb 2013 Cuban 2013 Public Holidays Announced (Órgano Oficial del Comité Central del Partido Comunista de Cuba-Granma) The Cuban government has released the up-to-date list of non-working public holidays in Cuba for the calendar year 2013 and the foreseeable future.  31 Mar 2012 Cuba Declares Good Friday Public Holiday (Consejo de Ministros de Cuba-La Habana) Cuba's Council of Ministers has issued a communique indicating that, as recently requested by Pope Benedict XVI, it had decided to declare Friday, April 6, 2012, the date of the upcoming Good Friday holiday, as a one-off non-working public holiday (receso laboral) in Cuba.  More News Updates For the full version of the summarized news items above, and older news items not displayed above, go to the Cuba public holidays news and updates page, or worldwide public holidays news and updates page, or subscribe to one of our free email newsletters.


Background Information

Christmas: The celebration of Christmas as a public holiday in Cuba, was stopped in 1970 (to use that extra working day to increase sugar production). But, after a 30 year absence, Cuba re-established Christmas as one of its public holidays, in 1998, on the eve of the visit of Pope John Paul II .  Cuba International Codes CU and CUB (2 and 3-letter ISO3166 codes) and .cu (ICANN national top-level internet domain). • Other Sources of Information The following specialized websites are also a good source of Cuba information and news: Central Bank of Cuba (Cuba central bank), UnitedHealthcare Global (security-related world events: terrorist threats, political strife, strikes, criminal activity, aviation incidents and health outbreaks), CIA World Factbook (Cuba maps, demographics and economic statistics), the IFES (information covering upcoming elections, referenda, electoral structures and voter participation in Cuba), and Wikipedia (includes Cuba commemorative dates that are not necessarily public holidays).


Footnotes
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Religion of Specific Business Contacts : Some of the business contacts that you may be trying to meet in Cuba, may belong to a religious group that is not common in Cuba, and therefore which is not included in the above list of public holidays or bank holidays. To be safe, you should also verify that no major religious holidays coincides with any planned business trip to Cuba.


Disclaimer
In many parts of the world, holidays are subject to arbitrary, last minute, changes by local authorities. While every effort has been made to present an accurate list of 2017 bank holidays, legal holidays and public holidays for Cuba, we cannot accept any responsibility for any error or omission in the data presented above. You are therefore advised to verify the above dates with the embassy or consulate of Cuba, before planning any trip to Cuba. For last-minute updates to worldwide public holidays, visit our worldwide public holidays news and updates page or subscribe to our free email newsletters.


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