The well-lit areas in the foreground show one of the favelas, or slums, nestled into the Rio de Janeiro hillsides. In the background stands the Sugar Loaf mountain depicted in the Diego ad. 

In 2010 Brazil experienced a 7.5 percent growth rate of its gross domestic product. Perhaps not quite as high as China’s that year, but nevertheless a very encouraging sign that the resource-rich nation of more than 198 million Brazilians would experience an economic upsurge for the benefit of all. More
AfricaCulture

‘Lost Boy’ Memoir Hopes for Path Beyond Violence in Sudan

by Chris Shattuck | July 29, 2014 With the sound of gunfire and tanks bearing down on his village, Majok Marier fled his native country of Sudan at the age of 7. More
AsiaCulture

Where's the Beef? Communication Still a Challenge in China-U.S. Deals

by Trevor Williams | July 24, 2014 Thirty-five years after China and the U.S. linked up diplomatically, the curse of Babel lives on in the relationship between the world’s two largest economies.  More
EuropeCulture

Condolence Website Open for Dutch Victims of MH17 Crash

by Phil Bolton | July 23, 2014 The Netherlands consulate general in Miami has notified Global Atlanta that condolences to the families and friends of the victims of the crash of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 may be registered at www.condolences.eu More
AsiaCulture

Carter: Art Exhibition Transcends U.S.-China Politics

by Rebecca Smith A contemporary Chinese art exhibition in Atlanta provided an example of how the U.S. and China can continue fostering ever closer ties on the eve of their 35th anniversary of diplomatic relations, former President Jimmy Carter said at the July 17 event. More
AsiaCulture

UGA Alums Hitchhike Silk Road to Explore Chinese Views on Nature

by Trevor Williams | July 16, 2014 Two University of Georgia alumni are hitchhiking in western China on a journey to learn more about how people in the world’s most populous country experience the outdoors and how its wild spaces will hold up under the pressure of a growing number of visitors.  More