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Softbank replaces longtime Sprint boss Dan Hesse after dropping T-Mobile takeover bid

...the 1990s, built Brightstar into the world's largest distributor of cellphones, initially by exporting phones to Latin America. He then convinced U.S. cellphone carriers that they're better off outsourcing that side of the business.Softbank...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-06/softbank-replaces-longtime
Masters helps create Latin America Amateur Championship

...States beginning in 2015.The Latin America Amateur Championship will strive...countries and territories in the Latin America region.The winner will receive...leaders see great potential in Latin America. Cabrera and fellow pro golfer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/amateur-golf/2014-01-22/masters-helps-c
Electrolux posts net loss in second quarter

...slightly in the April to June period.Pick-up in the European and U.S. markets was offset by weak development in Latin America and the Middle East for the company, which sells appliances such as refrigerators and washing machines under brands...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-18/electrolux-posts-net-loss-
Caterpillar 2Q profit rises, revenue declines

...with softer sales in its resource industries segment, as there was lower demand for mining equipment.Sales fell in Latin America and the Asia Pacific region. This was somewhat offset by higher sales in North America. Sales for Europe, the Middle...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/finance/2014-07-24/caterpillar-2q-pro
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...is picking up.The world's second-largest appliance maker said Friday that sales fell in the April to June period. It said improved demand in Europe and the U.S. was offset by weak development in Latin America and the Mideast.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-18/business-news
Latin Americans look past rivalry, root for Argentina in World Cup final

...win."The truth is the Argentines are overvalued," said Humberto Melendez, owner of a Mexico City bookstore that specializes in soccer called Futbologia. "But a World Cup in Latin America needs to be won by a Latin American" team.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-07-12/latin-americans-look
Masters helps create Latin America Amateur Championship

...States beginning in 2015.The Latin America Amateur Championship will strive...countries and territories in the Latin America region.The winner will receive...leaders see great potential in Latin America. Cabrera and fellow pro golfer...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/latest-news/masters-helps-create-latin-ame
BellSouth in talks to sell Latin America operations

...which has been building its Latin America operations as other U.S. communications...of Atlanta-based BellSouth in Latin America. Telefonica, which already is...serves 10.5 million customers in Latin America after previously selling its Brazilian...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/05/bus_407761.shtml
Business
Populist leaders in Latin America bumped up against hard economic realities

...inequality," said Carol Graham, a Latin America expert and fellow at the Brookings Institution in Washington. "Latin America has had a bad couple of years...But a new leftist alliance in Latin America - Chavez called it the "Axis...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/25/wor_395242.shtml
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Latin America's richest man lowers his profile

MEXICO CITY -- Latin America's richest man, Carlos Slim, owns...infrastructure development fund in Latin America." He says the fund would help revive...year. While making his fortune in Latin America, he has extended his empire to the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/02/bus_424027.shtml
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