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Venezuela switches to -04 on 2016-05-01 at 02:30

(Thsnks to Alexander Krivenyshev for the heads-up.)
* NEWS: Document this.
* southamerica (America/Caracas): VET switches from -0430 to -04
at 2016-05-01 02:30.
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@@ -4,6 +4,9 @@ Unreleased, experimental changes

Changes affecting future time stamps

America/Caracas switches from -0430 to -04 on 2016-05-01 at 02:30.
(Thanks to Alexander Krivenyshev for the heads-up.)

Asia/Magadan switches from +10 to +11 on 2016-04-24 at 02:00.
(Thanks to Alexander Krivenyshev and Matt Johnson.)

@@ -1755,9 +1755,25 @@ Zone America/Montevideo -3:44:44 - LMT 1898 Jun 28
# resolution publication)
# http://www.globovision.com/news.php?nid=72208

# From Alexander Krivenyshev (2016-04-15):
# https://actualidad.rt.com/actualidad/204758-venezuela-modificar-huso-horario-sequia-elnino
#
# From Paul Eggert (2016-04-15):
# Clocks advance 30 minutes on 2016-05-01 at 02:30. See:
# Barboza AD. Huso horario en Venezuela volverá a 4 horas menos con
# respecto al "Greenwich". Panorama 2016-04-15 12:20 -0430.
# http://www.panorama.com.ve/ciudad/Huso-horario-en-Venezuela-volvera-a-4-horas-menos-con-respecto-al-Greenwich-20160415-0032.html
#
# "'Venezuela's new time-zone: hours without light, hours without water,
# hours of presidential broadcasts, hours of lines," quipped comedian
# Jean Mary Curro ...". See: Cawthorne A, Kai D. Venezuela scraps
# half-hour time difference set by Chavez. Reuters 2016-04-15 14:50 -0400
# http://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-timezone-idUSKCN0XC2BE

# 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 Jan 1 0:00 # Venezuela T.
-4:00 - VET 2007 Dec 9 3:00
-4:30 - VET
-4:30 - VET 2016 May 1 2:30
-4:00 - VET

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