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France Holds Online Survey in Move Toward Ending Daylight Saving Time

(Mar. 15, 2019) Between February 4 and March 3, 2019, the French government held an online survey to determine whether the public preferred maintaining winter time or summer time all year long. The survey was held in the context of a European Union (EU) move toward ending daylight saving time. (Consultation on Time Change: the […]

Brazil: Mandatory Final Assessment Test for Medical Program Graduates

(Apr. 14, 2016) Starting in August 2016, students of medicine in Brazil will have to pass an evaluation exam to graduate from the six-year course of medical studies at the college level.  The requirement was created in 2013 by Law No. 12,871, which determines that a specific assessment of med students must be made every […]