Jamaica Public Holidays 2017

  2017 2018
New Year's Day 1 Jan 1 Jan
Ash Wednesday 1 Mar 14 Feb
Good Friday 14 Apr 30 Mar
Easter Monday 17 Apr 2 Apr
Labour Day 23 May 23 May
Emancipation Day 1 Aug 1 Aug
Independence Day 7 Aug 6 Aug
National Heroes' Day 16 Oct 15 Oct
Christmas Day 25 Dec 25 Dec
Boxing Day 26 Dec 26 Dec

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