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...175 per player or $375 per team; (706) 821-8428, lcollins@paine.eduLIBERATION PHILOSOPHIES OF SOUTH AFRICA, THE CARIBBEAN AND THE PACIFIC: 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 1, Jeff Maxwell Branch Library; presented by Dr. Matthew Hutcherson from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2015-07-28/upcoming-events
Mexico captures seventh Gold Cup crown

...the previous two games.Jamaica had made a rousing run to the final, stunning the U.S. in the semis to become the first Caribbean nation to reach the Gold Cup's championship match. And the Reggae Boyz looked as though they belonged in the opening minutes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-07-26/mexico-captures-seve
Smoltz joins ex-teammates, manager in Hall of Fame

...of his speech in Spanish, joins former Giants great Juan Marichal, elected in 1983, as the only Hall of Famers from the Caribbean nation.At the end of the ceremony, Martinez beckoned Marichal to the stage and they held their flag high, one last emotional...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/braves/2015-07-27/smoltz-joins-ex-t
US falls to Panama in third-place game of Gold Cup

...Trinidad and Tobago.Given a bye in the first three rounds along with the other powers of the North and Central American and Caribbean region, the United States was drawn into Group C for the fourth round, which will include Guatemala or Antigua and Barbuda...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-07-25/us-falls-panama-thir
US men reeling after their biggest upset loss in history

...during the tournament, didn't prove much of anything. Then, against No. 76 Jamaica, the Americans lost at home to a Caribbean nation for the first time since 1969."Maybe we were missing a little bit luck, a little bit sharpness, a little bit of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-07-23/us-men-reeling-after-thei-biggest
Clint Dempsey's hat trick sparks US rout of Cuba

...Saturday's late game between Jamaica and Haiti, the first all-Caribbean knockout stage Gold Cup match. With its highest victory margin...championship of soccer's North and Central American and Caribbean region, the U.S. improved to 8-1 in Gold Cup quarterfinals...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-07-18/clint-dempseys-hat-t
Detained FIFA official is extradited to the US

...from the Cayman Islands, was president of the CONCACAF, soccer's governing body for North and Central America and the Caribbean, and a FIFA vice president at the time of his arrest.A total of 14 men ? nine soccer officials and five marketing executives...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-07-16/detained-fifa-offici
Ex-FIFA official Jeffrey Webb pleads not guilty in corruption case

...indictment, Webb was banned provisionally and replaced as the FIFA vice president from the North and Central American and Caribbean region. Webb was also president of the regional governing body CONCACAF. PELE SURGERY: Brazilian media say Pele underwent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-07-18/ex-fifa-official-jef
After World Series run, Royals proving rebuild was no fluke

...tirelessly rebuilt their farm system. He poured money into scouting and player development. He established academies in the Caribbean and pushed boundaries of the status quo in search of players ? retreads, hot prospects and virtual unknowns.None of that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-15/after-world-series-run-r
5 decades later, US-Cuba diplomatic ties restored

...will be attended by some 500 guests, including a 30-member delegation of diplomatic, cultural and other leaders from the Caribbean nation, headed by Foreign Minister Rodriguez.The U.S. will be represented at the event by Assistant Secretary of State...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2015-07-20/5-decades-later-us-cuba-di