2017

Brazil: Correios – Brazilian Postal Workers’ Strike Continues. The ongoing national strike by postal workers in Brazil began on April 26. According to media reports, express and parcel deliveries in Brazil have been seriously hit by the strike.

China:  Heavy rain caused major flooding in parts of Guangdong Province. Several districts of Guangzhou City, including Huadu, Zengcheng and Huangpu were affected. Landslides were reported in mountainous areas outside the city. Numerous flights have been canceled from and to Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport (CAN) on 7 and 8 May.

French Polynesia: Due to an indefinite strike at the Tahiti Faa’a International Airport as of 15 May, processing of incoming and outgoing mail will be severely affected. Delays can be expected.

Guatemala: IMS has resumed all mail services to Guatemala.  Some delays are expected while backlogs are processed.

Peru: Heavy rain has caused flooding and landslides in 711 districts of Peru; the northern coast is particularly affected. Further torrential rain is predicted for the coming days.

Vanuatu: Cyclone Donna has caused mail and parcel deliveries throughout Vanuatu to be suspended until the situation is under control. Airlines have also suspended service to this destination.

National holidays Worldwide are as follows:

Azerbaijan 5/9;  Bosnia 5/2, 5/9;  Bulgaria 5/6;  Cambodia 5/10, 513 to 5/16;  Chile 5/21;  Czech Republic 5/8; Denmark 5/12;  El Salvador 5/10; Finland 5/1;  France 5/8;  Georgia 5/9, 5/12;  Herzegovina 5/2, 5/9;           Hong Kong 5/3;  India 5/1, 5/10;  Indonesia 5/11;  Iran 5/12;  Ireland 5/1;  Israel 5/2;  Japan 5/3, 5/4, 5/5;          Latvia 5/4, 5/5;  Lithuania 5/7;  Macao 5/3;  Malaysia 5/10;  Montenegro 5/2, 5/21, 5/22;  Namibia 5/4;          Norway 5/1, 5/17;  Paraguay 5/14, 5/15;  Poland 5/1, 5/3;   Russia 5/8, 5/9;  Serbia 5/2;  Singapore 5/10;  Slovakia 5/8;  Slovenia 5/2;  South Korea 5/3, 5/5;   Sri Lanka 5/1, 5/10, 5/11;   Sweden 5/1;                             Thailand 5/5, 5/10;  Turkey 5/19;  Ukraine 5/2, 5/9;  United Kingdom 5/1;  Venezuela 4/19; Vietnam 5/2.

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