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Brazilian president stops time change in Acre

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Published 2-Feb-2012

Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff has vetoed a parliamentary bill to turn the clocks 1 hour back in the state of Acre after Brazil's parliament had already voted "yes" for the bill to go ahead.

Illustration photo of clock
No time changes for the Brazilian state of Acre.
©iStockphoto.com/Lighthousebay

All cities in Acre, including state capital Rio Branco, still remain as 4 hours behind Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), as there will be no change.

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