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Editorial: Falling Back in 2017 with Daylight Savings Time in Brazil

Editorial, by Stone Korshak

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – At midnight on Saturday evening (February 18, 2017) most of Brazil changed their clocks back to observe the end of Daylight Savings Time (DST). Only ten of Brazil’s 26 states go through this process twice a year, as Equatorial Brazil does not observe DST.

It took me a few years to understand how this relates to time changes in the Northern Hemisphere, as their calendars are the opposite, and the dates of the time changes are all different.

So this means that between Rio, and cities like New York and London . . .

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