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Luis Figo drops out of FIFA election, cites corruption

...and the region covering North and Central America and the Caribbean (CONCACAF), plus upgrading playoff entries for South America and Oceania to become guaranteed qualifying slots.Prince Ali also pledged to give $1 million per year to FIFA members...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-05-21/luis-figo-drops-out-
'I Like Local' takes socially conscious travel off beaten path

...Like Local is focused on Asia (Meijboom is now based in Hong Kong), but she plans to expand the site to Africa and South America. Because of the personal touch, every experience is a little different.Meijboom tells the story of a cooking class...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2015-05-16/i-local-takes-socially-c
Global warming to push some species into extinction

...species will be killed off because of climate change or Europe where the extinction rate is nearly as small. But in South America, that forecasted heat-caused extinction rate soars to 23 percent, according to a new study published Thursday in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-04-30/global-warming-push-some-species-ex
What Is It?

...in continuous production in other countries from various manufacturers. Australia has the Holden, and Central and South America has some form of them, as does South Africa. Some of them might even be factory variants of GM models."In this...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2015-05-07/what-it
Bernard Flatow

...1942, and shortly after, hoped on a boat headed to South America where he worked for various companies. He then returned...After being honorably discharged, he returned to South America where he worked for several other international companies...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000174774089
Usain Bolt sets his hopes high

...9.58 in the same year."That's one of my biggest goals," Bold said Friday in Rio, which will play host to South America's first Olympics next year. "It's actually to run under 19 seconds. I think this season it will be hard to do...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-04-17/usain-bolt-sets-his-hope
IOC inspection team pleased with progress on Rio venues

...of venues for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro said Wednesday her team was encouraged by progress ahead of South America's first Olympics.Just under a year ago, a vice president of the International Olympic Committee had described...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/olympics/2015-02-25/ioc-inspection-team-plea
Wine Time: El Porvenir Amauta Corte I 2013, Argentina

...Hobbs Imports, which has earned a reputation for finding distinctive wines from around the world, especially from South America.The Amauta Corte I, also called Inspiration, is a lush, full-bodied wine that packs a punch. It is a perfect...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-02-24/wine-time-el-porvenir
Golf stores see business spike during Masters

...to come in for L.D. Waters, longtime owner of Bonaventure Discount Golf.Repeat customers hailing from Asia, South America, Europe and Australia are calling ahead for clubs and other golf merchandise. The Northwest Frontage Road store stocks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-03-20/golf-stores
Questions in the pipeline

...it's poised to reduce the United States' reliance from less-than-friendly oil exporters in the Middle East and South America. It's something that benefits all Americans.The Palmetto Pipeline, on the other hand, doesn't appear to benefit...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-04-04/questions-pipeline