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Ford beats estimates despite declines in earnings, revenue

...share compared to earnings of 75 cents per share in the fourth quarter a year ago.Without one-time items, including the Venezuela charge and separation payments due to plant closures in Europe and Australia, Ford earned $1.1 billion in the quarter...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-29/ford-beats-estimates-despi
Overtime

...in Augusta in 2007-08 as a catcher and first baseman. He totaled six seasons in the Giants system after signing out of Venezuela.Jerry Cram has been named Augusta's pitching coach, while Todd Linden returns as hitting coach for the second season...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-01-16/overtime
Augusta GreenJackets announce coaching staff for 2015 season

...in Augusta in 2007-08 as a catcher and first baseman. He totaled six seasons in the Giants system after signing out of Venezuela.Jerry Cram has been named Augusta's pitching coach. Cram, 67, played parts of four seasons in the major leagues for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-01-16/augusta-greenjackets-ann
Detente between United States and Cuba mainly is good for Americans

...been under economic life support, first by Russia and then Venezuela. Recently, the latter pulled the plug and Cuba was left...to be worth this 50-year cumulative cost. (Supplanting Venezuela's role, don't be surprised if Obama eventually supplies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-01-10/d-tente-between-
Braves: Sanchez is latest high-upside addition

...impressed evaluators. It's not totally surprising considering the Angels were high on him after grabbing him for $580K out of Venezuela in 2013, and that bonus looks low now after a flash of better velocity during a strong stateside debut. Sanchez's fastball...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2015-01-09/braves-sanch
Path to major leagues could get easier for Cuban baseball players

...League Baseball teams open academies for prospects in Cuba."It's absolutely a natural, just as the Dominican was and Venezuela. You go to where the talent is," the former Los Angeles Dodgers general manager said Wed nesday. "The high talent level...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-12-17/path-major-leagues-could
Oil has fallen by nearly half, to recession levels, as US economy improves

...budgets.Major oil exporters such as Iran, Iraq, Russia and Venezuela rely heavily on revenues from state-owned oil companies...estimates that every $1 drop in the global price of oil costs Venezuela $770 million in annual revenue. Current prices are now...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-12-15/oil-has-fallen-nearly-half
Venezuela's Hugo Chavez dies at 58

CARACAS, Venezuela - President Hugo Chavez, the fiery...who declared a socialist revolution in Venezuela, crusaded against U.S. influence...red of his United Socialist Party of Venezuela or the fatigues and red beret of his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/world/2013-03-05/venezuelas-hugo-chavez-dies-5
Carlos Zambrano apologizes for starting brawl in Venezuela

CARACAS, Venezuela - Former major league pitcher Carlos Zambrano is apologizing for starting a brawl during Venezuela's winter series final.His apology was carried Monday by El Nacional newspaper.The Saturday night fight happened during the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-01-27/carlos-zambrano-apologiz
Even after vote, concerns about Venezuela's oil sector persist

...with industry experts warning that Venezuela needs long-overdue investment in aging...balance isn't struck soon, they said Venezuela, a major supplier of fuel to the United...Chavez' social agenda. At the moment, Venezuela's daily output is about 2.5 million...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/30/bus_426887.shtml
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