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Garth Brooks spills the beans on upcoming tour

June 15, 2018 |

Garth Brooks is gearing up for a tour that he says will be the biggest thing he’s ever done in his career, and now he’s revealed the new song he’ll use to open the show.
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Latin American NGOs Embark Upon Tour to Promote Bitcoin in Argentina

June 7, 2018 |

Latin American NGOs Embark Upon Tour to Promote Bitcoin in Argentina

“Bitcoineta”, a cryptocurrency awareness program conceived by non-profit organizations, Bitcoin Argentina, and Bitcoin Americana has commenced. The campaign will comprise a minivan boldly donning the bitcoin logo embarking on a road trip across Argentina and Latin America with the goal of spreading knowledge and fostering bitcoin adoption.

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Latin American NGOs Team Up to Launch Bitcoin Awareness Campaign

Latin American NGOs Embark Upon Tour to Promote Bitcoin in ArgentinaNon-government organizations Bitcoin Argentina and Bitcoin Americana have begun ‘Bitcoineta‘ – a minivan tour across Argentina designed to bolster bitcoin awareness and adoption.

The tour will see the van visit numerous Argentine villages and small cities, with the tour seeking to emphasize the use-cases for bitcoin at a grassroots level. After traveling across Argentina, Bitcoineta then hopes to embark on an awareness campaign across Latin America.

The project seeks to target disparate social demographics that can benefit from greater cryptocurrency adoption. Gabriel Kurman, one of the founders of the Bitcoineta project, stated, “It’s a dream to bring bitcoin and blockchain technology to Latin America to those people who do not have access to knowledge. The [goal] of ​​Bitcoineta is to reach every small town and city in Argentina, and then the rest of America, teaching people how they can benefit from this technology.”

The two organizations purchased the minivan together, and equipped the vehicle with necessary amenities, and installed a projector that will be used to screen educational films.

Sowing the Seeds of Bitcoin Adoption

Latin American NGOs Embark Upon Tour to Promote Bitcoin in ArgentinaThe Bitcoineta van began its journey on June 1st. The first destination for the campaign is Chascomús, a small city located 123 kilometers (approximately 76.4 miles) south of Argentina’s capital of Buenos Aires. After Chascomús, Bitcoineta is then scheduled to visit Las Toninas, Tandil, Necochea, Tres Arrollos, Villa Ventana, Bahía Blanca, Pergamino, Junín, Chacabuco and Chivilcoy in Buenos Aires, and various destinations in the provinces of La Pampa, Santa Fe, and Córdoba.

Julian Drangosch, a university professor from the National Technological University of Argentina, offered praise to the Bitcoineta project, stating, “The first times you hear about these technologies, it is difficult to understand all the implications that you have today and in the future, and to start sowing this blockchain seed in the different communities will allow us to collect the fruits in a few years.”

Do you think that bitcoin will see widespread adoption across Latin America in coming years? Join the discussion in the comments section below!


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Tour Bus En Route to Masters Overturns

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Tony Romo’s PGA Tour Debut Went Very, Very Poorly

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XXXTentacion Asks Judge to Let Him Off House Arrest to Tour

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Investigation: Drug enhanced Wiggins performance in Tour win

March 5, 2018 |

A British parliamentary committee alleges in a doping investigation report that Bradley Wiggins used a banned powerful corticosteroid to enhance his performance while preparing to win the Tour de France in 2012.
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Spice Girls Manager Simon Fuller Kinda Confirms Concert Tour

March 1, 2018 |

Simon Fuller was an inch away from confirming the Spice Girls reunion concert tour … but — truth be told — our photog sorta blew it. We got Simon Wednesday night in WeHo leaving Madeo, and asked about a couple of things. As for Mel B intimating…

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13 dead as Mexican copter crashes in tour of quake area

February 17, 2018 |

A military helicopter carrying officials surveying earthquake damage crashed Friday night in southeastern Mexico, killing 13 people, officials said.
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Spice Girls Have Contracts Signed for Reunion Tour

February 15, 2018 |

The Spice Girls have signed contracts for their reunion tour … TMZ has learned. Sources connected to the group tell us, Mel B signed on the dotted line last Friday and we’re told the other members signed as well. TMZ broke the story … the girls…

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