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Boxing legend Muhammad Ali released from hospital

Last Updated on Wednesday, 7 January 2015, 21:58 by GxMedia U.S. Sports Desk, Jan 7 (EFE).- Muhammad Ali has been released from an undisclosed hospital in Louisville, Kentucky, after receiving treatment for a mild case of pneumonia and a serious urinary tract infection, a family spokesman said Wednesday.The boxing legend, who was hospitalized last month, was discharged on Tuesday night, ...

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Bitcoin investor who renounced US citizenship now can’t get back in

Last Updated on Wednesday, 7 January 2015, 21:34 by GxMedia –Roger Ver gave up US passport in favor of St. Kitts last year. (ARS TECHNICA).-A well-known entrepreneur, often dubbed “Bitcoin Jesus”—who famously renounced his American citizenship last year—was denied a visa on Tuesday to re-enter the United States to attend an upcoming Bitcoin conference in Miami. According to Roger Ver’s ...

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Two arrested in connection with latest armed robbery on the Corentyne

Last Updated on Wednesday, 7 January 2015, 21:14 by GxMedia Two persons were Wednesday morning arrested shortly in connection with the armed robbery of a couple on the Corentyne Coast, Police said that about 0730h. today Wednesday January 07, 2015, vendor Hemraj Singh, 54 years, of Lusigan, ECD, and his wife were held up at the Black Bush Polder Access ...

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Barbados to host beauty pageant for young women with disabilities

Last Updated on Wednesday, 7 January 2015, 21:07 by GxMedia San Juan, Jan 7 (EFE).- The government of Barbados will host a beauty pageant for young women with physical disabilities “to showcase their inner and outer beauty.” The Shine like a Diamond pageant will be held at the Hilton Barbados on March 22, the special envoy for persons with disabilities at the National Disabilities ...

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Puerto Rico gets ready to host big economic gathering

Last Updated on Wednesday, 7 January 2015, 21:05 by GxMedia San Juan, Jan 6 (EFE).- Puerto Rico is preparing to host on Feb. 26-27 its second Puerto Rico Investment Summit, at which more than 300 entrepreneurs and investors from the United States are expected to participate in order to learn about the competitive advantages the island has to offer. The ...

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Caribbean News Desk for Weds Jan 7, 2015

Last Updated on Wednesday, 7 January 2015, 20:59 by GxMedia Bogota, Jan 7 (EFE).- Entrepreneurs in Latin America must take into account urban infrastructure since mobility and commercial services may turn out to be either obstacles or platforms for their businesses to grow, an expert said. “The city is the entrepreneur’s center of activity and his connection with the world,” Marco Kamiya, head ...

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GECOM’s general election machinery kicking into high gear with procurement of vital supplies

Last Updated on Wednesday, 7 January 2015, 20:54 by GxMedia Preparations for upcoming general and regional elections are gradually moving into high gear, as the country awaits President Donald Ramotar’s announcement of E-Day. Cabinet has given its no objection for the procurement of GYD$55 million in Duracell batteries and sensitive materials for GECOM ahead of impending General Elections. (US$1.00 = ...

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