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GM 3Q profit nearly doubles, led by North America

...profit and more than offset its struggles in Europe and South America.The automaker posted net income of $1.38 billion...percent to $387 million. GM also lost $32 million in South America. But Stevens said both regions improved from previous...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-23/gm-3q-profit-nearly-double
Augusta-area companies enjoying lower fuel prices

...ways, including the delivery trucks and the shipping of the flower supply."We get flowers flown in to Miami from South America and then trucked to Augusta in a refrigerated truck," Colvin said. "In the last three years, they have added on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-24/augusta-area-companies-enj
Ford profit falls in third quarter on truck costs

...profit forecast to $6 billion, citing falling sales in South America and a $500 million charge for recalling 850,000 vehicles...which will help align production to European demand.In South America, Ford tumbled to a loss of $170 million, down from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-24/ford-profit-falls-third-qu
New models for 2015

...that works with a wave of the driver's foot. Goes on sale early next year in North America and later in Europe, South America and Asia. Pricing hasn't been announced.F-150: Revolutionary changes are coming to the 2015 F-150 pickup...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2014-10-23/new-models-2015
Western Carolina State Fair opens Oct. 16

...the Colombian Caribbean, an aerial, high-wire thrill show performed by the Murcia family who are from Colombia, South America.Lizard Lick Towing cast members Cousin Johnny and Krazy Dave will be at the fair Oct. 21-22 with Ron, Amy, Cousin...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/aiken/2014-10-15/western-carolina-state-fair-o
Fiat Chrysler bounces around in first day on NYSE

...interview, Morningstar senior analyst Richard Hilgert said Fiat Chrysler faces macroeconomic troubles in Europe and South America, its two largest markets outside the U.S. Also, earnings likely will look smaller as the company switches from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-13/fiat-chrysler-bounces-arou
Excise tax would be severe step backward for Augusta manufacturers

...newspaper publishers across the Southeast. This has led us to export significant tonnage to customers in Central and South America at lower prices and take market-related downtime. THE AUGUSTA MILL truly is competing on a global scale and in a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-09-28/excise-tax-would
Group looking to bring 2024 Olympics to Boston honors past Olympians with state ties

...Patagonia region, shared by Argentina and Chile, comprises the Andes mountains.While Rio de Janeiro will play host to South America's first Summer Olympics in 2016, the Winter Games have never been held in the Southern Hemisphere.Argentina's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-10-06/group-looking-bring-2024-olympics
2 killed in interstate wreck Friday morning in Columbia County

...identification of the passenger is still pending notification of family, but Coroner Vernon Collins said the woman was from South America.The accident took place about 5 a.m. in the eastbound lanes, Coroner Vernon Collins said.Neither was wearing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-12/2-killed-interstate-wr
Chiquita Brands gets a $611M buyout offer from Safra Group, Cutrale Group, will review it

...that include apples, peaches, lemons and soybeans. Safra runs banks and invests in other businesses in North and South America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.In addition to being a major banana distributor, Chiquita Brands markets and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-08-11/chiquita-brands-gets-611m-