Musical artists to perform at Jessye Norman benefit

...found him working across gospel, jazz, classical, pop and R&B, and performing in Europe, Japan, the Caribbean, South America, Zimbabwe and across the United States.He has worked with Nor-man herself, along with Wynton Marsalis, Stevie...

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...

Toyota profit up nearly 5 percent on sales growth

...tax.Vehicles sales also dropped in the rest of Asia, but it gained in North America, Europe, the Middle East, South America and Africa.Demand was strong in the key U.S. market for the RAV4 sport-utility vehicle and the Corolla subcompact...

Ukraine, Russia spar over fate of Crimean clubs

...that is the cultural opposite of mostly Russian-speaking and industrial Donetsk.Six Shakhtar players, all from South America, have refused to report back to the club for the new season, citing safety concerns. Some are now reportedly in...

Rants & Raves

...Christianity, your economic standing and social standing? Name a country which donates billions to Third World countries in South America, Africa and Asia, including millions donated by those "mean Christians"? Or inspired freedom through the new world...

Ford 2Q net income rises 6 percent to $1.3 billion

...this year.In Asia, Ford's profit jumped 22 percent to $159 million. Ford said its market share in the Asia Pacific region hit a record 3.7 percent.Ford lost $295 million in South America, where its sales were down 23 percent.

IOC has 'more optimism' about readiness of Rio for 2016 Olympics

...venue, Felli said the World Cup has instilled a new sense of optimism in Brazil about organizing the first Olympics in South America."The perception of the World Cup is that it's positive," he said. "We can see the reverse of the mood of the...

GM profit 2Q falls 85 percent on recall costs

...ago.Pretax profits were up 36 percent at GM's International Operations including China, to $315 million. But South America reported an $81 million loss, and GM's European loss widened by almost $200 million to $305 million on uncertainty...

William Key

...in the 157th AACS Squadron in the jungles of Brazil acting as a radio operator to guide the military planes through South America and across the Atlantic Ocean to northern Africa and the European battlefields. After an honorable discharge as a...

Masters helps create Latin America Amateur Championship

...United States beginning in 2015.The Latin America Amateur Championship will strive to promote the game throughout South America, Central America, Mexico and the Caribbean. The creation of the tournament was announced Wednesday morning in Buenos...