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16 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

Mind Your Utterances, Eschew Vilonce, Bishop Tasks Politicians

The Anglican Bishop of Ogbaru in Anambra state, Dr. Sam Ezeofor, has tasked politicians in the state to mind their utterances and eschew violence and politically motivated assassinations of perceived opponents as the 2015 general elections approach. Bishop Ezeofor who spoke Saturday during a prayer session organised by the Anambra central senatorial zone of the People's Democratic Party at the state Party secretariat in Awka used the occasion to condemn the recent assassination of a House of Representatives aspirant in neighboring Imo state.

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20 hrs ago | New York Daily News

San Juan is the perfect destanation for New Yorkers

The sandy beaches, elegant Spanish-style homes, and centuries-old forts of San Juan, Puerto Rico, could make you easily forget you're still in the U.S. And all those rum-soaked cocktails certainly don't help with thinking clearly. An unincorporated territory of the U.S., Puerto Rico requires no passport or complications with customs to gain entry, and direct flights from New York City to San Juan take just about four hours - but you'll feel like you're a world away.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Puerto Rico debuts national fashion brand

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Ten successful Puerto Rican designers have joined forces under P.ERE, Puerto Rico's first national fashion brand, which will promote the island's growing fashion design market. Puerto Rico is already an established textile manufacturing destination and entrepreneurial incubator, making P.ERE an ideal opportunity to support local economic growth.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

Business Journal

Port of Fernandina grows with new shipper added to roster

Crimson Shipping Co., based in Alabama, will ship products like lumber and steel once a month between Fernandina and San Juan, Puerto Rico, said Val Schwec , director of the port. "Every little bit helps," Schwec said.

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BleacherReport

Mayweather vs. Maidana 2: Early Fight Predictions, PPV Schedule and More

13. 's deliberate style frustrated Mayweather throughout their first encounter and threw him off his game. Now that "Money" knows what to expect out of his opponent, it will be interesting to see how he adjusts and what type of strategy he employs.

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Boxing Scene

Felix Verdejo is Pumped To Return Back To Orlando

As reported as few days ago on BoxingScene.com, unbeaten lightweight prospect Felix 'El Diamante' Verdejo has an opponent for his October 4 fight at the Bahia Shriners Auditorium & Event Center in Orlando, Florida. 'This will be my third time fighting in Orlando and I'm happy to return once again.

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Sun Sep 07, 2014

Boxing Scene

Lopez-Castaneda Rematch is Ordered By The WBC

The World Boxing Council has ordered a rematch between Jose 'Wonder Boy' Lopez and Roberto Castaneda, after their controversial first meeting on August 16th in Caguas, Puerto Rico. "We got a letter saying that the WBC ordered a rematch.

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Sat Sep 06, 2014

Broward-Palm Beach

La Cocina Puertorriquena

Get in touch with your inner Latino at this great hole in the wall. Although you live in South Florida, it is hard to find good quality Puerto Rican food.

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Fri Sep 05, 2014

Daily Kos

The View from a Brooklyn Boricua - Rosie Perez

Many of you may not watch The View. But lots of women do, and for the first time ever, The View will have a Latina, Nuyorican Rosie Perez as a co-host.

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Boxing Scene

Felix Verdejo Faces Sergio Villanueva on Oct. 4th

Unbeaten lightweight Felix Verdejo will fight Sergio Villanueva in an eight round bout on October 4, it was announced in a press release. The bout will headline a Top Rank/ All Star Boxing card that will take place at the Bahia Shrine Auditorium and Events Center in Orlando, Florida.

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Thu Sep 04, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

New report highlights Puerto Rico's pro-business climate

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- The World Economic Fund's newly released Global Competitiveness Report for 2014-2015 ranks Puerto Rico first in Latin America and behind only the United States and Canada in the entire Western Hemisphere in terms of its pro-business climate. "The latest WEF report offers more confirmation that Puerto Rico is a great place for business investment," said Alberto Bac Bagu, Puerto Rico's secretary of economic development and commerce.

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NJ.com

West Orange man trafficked cocaine through VA medical center, authorities say

WEST ORANGE - A township man is facing life in prison after allegedly helping traffic at least five kilograms of cocaine through the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in the Bronx, N.Y., where he has worked since 2012, authorities confirmed. Erik Casiano, 29, and his alleged accomplice Robert Tucker, 64, of the Bronx, were arrested Tuesday after undercover federal agents observed them receiving and transporting packages of cocaine from Puerto Rico through the VA medical center's mail room, United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York Preet Bharara, and a contingent of federal agents, announced in a release.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

Art Daily

Gamaliel Rodr guez's 'Landview' opens at Walter Otero Contemporary Art

Walter Otero Contemporary Art presents Gamaliel Rodriguez's first solo exhibit, Landview, on view September 4 until October 15, 2014, at the contemporary art space located in Puerta de Tierra in San Juan. Gamaliel Rodriguez obtained a MA in Visual Arts at the Kent Institute of Art and Design in Kent and the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in 2011.

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Ruth Abigail Robles, 90

Ruth Abigail Robles was born in Fajardo, Puerto Rico on Dec. 8, 1923 to the late Mr. Juan Robles and Regina Rios Robles.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

Hispanic Business

Puerto Rico Caters to Medical Tourists

San Juan, Sep 2 .- Puerto Rico on Tuesday presented its strategy for promoting itself as a medical tourism destination, especially among the Hispanic population of the Caribbean and the U.S. East Coast, to whom it will offer medical care ranging from dental treatment to liposuction or weight-loss surgery at prices that can be as much as 60 percent ... (more)

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In-depth Africa

APC vows to "terminate PDP's misrule" in 2015

If the word spoken by mortal had the potency of transmuting to action then the People's Democratic Party should be ready to forget about being addressed as the ruling party, come 2015.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Fiji Times

A matter of party numbers

THE numbers game has started and with just 15 days to the general election, competition within political parties will increase as candidates do their best to market their numbers.

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Miami New Times

Ten Best Salsa Acts in the World, According to Melina Almodovar

Salsa is the sultry, hot, and heavy beat of life on the dance floor. It is the joy and the pain, the intimacy and lust, the freedom of spontaneous invention, and the emotional turmoil of love, loss, and all that's great in being human.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Boxing Scene

Juan Pablo Lopez Scores Last-Second Stoppage In Cancun

Jose Pablo Lopez literally scored a last-second knockout of Fernando Torres in their headlining act Saturday evening in Cancun, Mexico.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Boxing Scene

Photos: Lopez-Torres, Fontanez-Gonzalez Weigh-In

Televisa and FOX Deportes will close out August in style this Saturday, August 30, with an explosive tripleheader at the Gran Oasis Arena in Cancun, Mexico featuring top competitors from Mexico and Puerto Rico.

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