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@@ -1,4 +1,4 @@
-# @(#)southamerica 8.11
+# @(#)southamerica 8.12
# <pre>
# This data is by no means authoritative; if you think you know better,
@@ -424,6 +424,10 @@ Zone America/La_Paz -4:32:36 - LMT 1890
# modern Brazilian eletronic voting machines which, apparently, can't deal
# with a time change between the first and the second rounds of the elections.
+# From Steffen Thorsen (2007-09-20):
+# Brazil will start DST on 2007-10-14 00:00 and end on 2008-02-17 00:00:
+# http://www.mme.gov.br/site/news/detail.do;jsessionid=BBA06811AFCAAC28F0285210913513DA?newsId=13975
+
# From Paul Eggert (2002-10-10):
# The official decrees referenced below are mostly taken from
# <a href="http://pcdsh01.on.br/DecHV.html">
@@ -557,13 +561,18 @@ Rule Brazil 2004 only - Nov 2 0:00 1:00 S
# Decree <a href="http://pcdsh01.on.br/DecHV5539.gif">5,539</a> (2005-09-19),
# adopted by the same states as before.
Rule Brazil 2005 only - Oct 16 0:00 1:00 S
-# Decree <a href="http://www.planalto.gov.br/ccivil_03/_Ato2004-2006/2006/Decreto/D5920.htm">5,920</a>
-# (2006-10-03), adopted by the same states as before.
-Rule Brazil 2006 max - Nov Sun>=1 0:00 1:00 S
-Rule Brazil 2007 max - Feb lastSun 0:00 0 -
+# Decree <a href="http://pcdsh01.on.br/DecHV5920.gif">5,920</a> (2006-10-03),
+# adopted by the same states as before.
+Rule Brazil 2006 only - Nov 5 0:00 1:00 S
+Rule Brazil 2007 only - Feb 25 0:00 0 -
+# (Decree number not yet known)
+# http://www.brasil.gov.br/noticias/ultimas_noticias/horario_verao070920/
+# (2007-09-20) after a heads-up from Steffen Thorsen:
+Rule Brazil 2007 max - Oct Sun>=8 0:00 1:00 S
+Rule Brazil 2008 max - Feb Sun>=15 0:00 0 -
# The latest ruleset listed above says that the following states observe DST:
# DF, ES, GO, MG, MS, MT, PR, RJ, RS, SC, SP.
-# For dates after mid-2007, the above rules with TO="max" are guesses
+# For dates after mid-2008, the above rules with TO="max" are guesses
# and are quite possibly wrong, but are more likely than no DST at all.
@@ -1097,8 +1106,20 @@ Zone America/Montevideo -3:44:44 - LMT 1898 Jun 28
-3:00 Uruguay UY%sT
# Venezuela
+#
+# From Kiraz Janicke (2007-09-25), in
+# http://www.venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/2645:
+# The proposal ... involves turning the clock back half an hour from
+# +4.00 Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), to +4.30GMT, the time zone
+# Venezuela had until December 31, 1964, when the current time zone
+# was adopted. The change was due to take place on September 17 and
+# then on September 24, but has since been postponed until December
+# 31, to allow for compliance with international organizations, such
+# as the International Office of Weights and Measures.
+
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone America/Caracas -4:27:44 - LMT 1890
-4:27:40 - CMT 1912 Feb 12 # Caracas Mean Time?
-4:30 - VET 1965 # Venezuela Time
- -4:00 - VET
+ -4:00 - VET 2008
+ -4:30 - VET