Canada: Update 22nd July
Further to the forest fires in the Fort Murray area, all mail operations are back to normal.
Slovenia: Update 21st July
The sorting centre in Ljubljana, where the office of exchange 1003 Ljubljana is also located, was affected by a fire. This means all operations were terminated so there was no mail being forwarded on the morning of 21st July. Those that were scheduled in for last Thursday afternoon and evening will be forwarded but not all posted items were included. The forwarding of outbound mail and delivery of inbound mail are expected to be affected for the coming days. No postal items have been damaged.
Brazil: Update 19th July
Due to the custom strike in Brazil customs is operating on a limited schedule, trucking connections are taking 2 to 3 additional working days. Also, air connections via GRU could result in 1 to 2 additional working days.
Also, due to changes in the transportation logistics during the hosting of Olympic Games, mail delivery services to Rio de Janeiro may be delayed from 19th July to 20th September.
International Public Holidays
Monday 25th July: Costa Rica, Cuba, Tunisia, Vanuatu
Tuesday 26th July: Cuba, Liberia, Maldives
Wednesday 27th July: Cuba, North Korea
Thursday 28th July: Bermuda, Peru, San Marino
Friday 29th July: Bermuda, Faroe Islands, Peru, Wallis and Futuna
Monday 1st August: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Benin, Canada, Congo, Dem. Rep. (Zaire), Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Iceland, Ireland, Jamaica, Kiribati, Montserrat, North Cyprus, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and Grenadines, Switzerland, Trinidad and Tobaco, Zambia