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Brazil delays DST start by two weeks or so

(Thanks to Steffen Thorsen.)
* NEWS: Mention this.
* southamerica (Brazil): Starting in 2018, begin DST at 00:00
on November’s first Sunday.
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eggert committed Dec 19, 2017
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@@ -2,6 +2,12 @@ News for the tz database

Unreleased, experimental changes

Changes to future time stamps

Starting in 2018 southern Brazil will begin DST on November's
first Sunday instead of October's third Sunday. (Thanks to
Steffen Thorsen.)

Changes to past time stamps

A discrepancy of 4 s in timestamps before 1931 in South Sudan has
@@ -908,12 +908,17 @@ Rule Brazil 2007 only - Oct Sun>=8 0:00 1:00 S
# [t]he DST period in Brazil now on will be from the 3rd Oct Sunday to the
# 3rd Feb Sunday. There is an exception on the return date when this is
# the Carnival Sunday then the return date will be the next Sunday...
Rule Brazil 2008 max - Oct Sun>=15 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Brazil 2008 2017 - Oct Sun>=15 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Brazil 2008 2011 - Feb Sun>=15 0:00 0 -
Rule Brazil 2012 only - Feb Sun>=22 0:00 0 -
Rule Brazil 2013 2014 - Feb Sun>=15 0:00 0 -
Rule Brazil 2015 only - Feb Sun>=22 0:00 0 -
Rule Brazil 2016 2022 - Feb Sun>=15 0:00 0 -
# From Steffen Thorsen (2017-12-18):
# According to many media sources, next year's DST start in Brazil will move to
# the first Sunday of November, and it will stay like that for the years after.
# ... https://www.timeanddate.com/news/time/brazil-delays-dst-2018.html
Rule Brazil 2018 max - Nov Sun>=1 0:00 1:00 S
Rule Brazil 2023 only - Feb Sun>=22 0:00 0 -
Rule Brazil 2024 2025 - Feb Sun>=15 0:00 0 -
Rule Brazil 2026 only - Feb Sun>=22 0:00 0 -

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