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Haiti will no longer observe DST

(Thanks to Jean Antoine via Steffen Thorsen.)
* NEWS: Document this.
* northamerica (Haiti): No DST, starting in 2016.
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@@ -19,6 +19,9 @@ Unreleased, experimental changes
the new zones use numeric time zone abbreviations like "+04"
instead of invented abbreviations like "ASTT".

Haiti will not observe DST in 2016. (Thanks to Jean Antoine via
Steffen Thorsen.)

Palestine's spring-forward transition on 2016-03-26 is at 01:00, not 00:00.
(Thanks to Hannah Kreitem.) Guess future transitions will be March's last
Saturday at 01:00, not Harch's last Friday at 24:00.
@@ -3060,6 +3060,13 @@ Zone America/Guatemala -6:02:04 - LMT 1918 Oct 5
# http://radiovision2000haiti.net/public/haiti-avis-changement-dheure-dimanche/
# http://www.canalplushaiti.net/?p=6714

# From Steffen Thorsen (2016-03-12):
# Jean Antoine, editor of www.haiti-reference.com informed us that Haiti
# are not going on DST this year. Several other resources confirm this: ...
# http://www.radiotelevisioncaraibes.com/presse/heure_d_t_pas_de_changement_d_heure_pr_vu_pour_cet_ann_e.html
# http://www.vantbefinfo.com/changement-dheure-pas-pour-haiti/
# http://news.anmwe.com/haiti-lheure-nationale-ne-sera-ni-avancee-ni-reculee-cette-annee/

# Rule NAME FROM TO TYPE IN ON AT SAVE LETTER/S
Rule Haiti 1983 only - May 8 0:00 1:00 D
Rule Haiti 1984 1987 - Apr lastSun 0:00 1:00 D
@@ -3070,8 +3077,8 @@ Rule Haiti 1988 1997 - Apr Sun>=1 1:00s 1:00 D
Rule Haiti 1988 1997 - Oct lastSun 1:00s 0 S
Rule Haiti 2005 2006 - Apr Sun>=1 0:00 1:00 D
Rule Haiti 2005 2006 - Oct lastSun 0:00 0 S
Rule Haiti 2012 max - Mar Sun>=8 2:00 1:00 D
Rule Haiti 2012 max - Nov Sun>=1 2:00 0 S
Rule Haiti 2012 2015 - Mar Sun>=8 2:00 1:00 D
Rule Haiti 2012 2015 - Nov Sun>=1 2:00 0 S
# Zone NAME GMTOFF RULES FORMAT [UNTIL]
Zone America/Port-au-Prince -4:49:20 - LMT 1890
-4:49 - PPMT 1917 Jan 24 12:00 # P-a-P MT

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