Coca-Cola Co. once again brought Atlanta’s African community together Wednesday to celebrate its employees of African descent, as well as efforts to improve lives on the continent while selling more Coke to its rising middle class.
Editor’s note: The reporter on this story went to Puerto Rico as a guest of Delta Air Lines, which is a sponsor of Global Atlanta. SAN JUAN – Puerto Rico is in an economic crisis, with the government already having defaulted on some of its $70 billion in debt (or $200,000 for each of its […]
New Members Attest that the Atlanta-Toulouse Sister City Relationship Is Alive and Well The Atlanta-Toulouse Sister City Committee is alive and well as a reunion at the residence of Denis Barbet, the consul general of France based in Atlanta, revealed Wednesday evening. More than 50 members attended the reception, which was held to welcome 16 […]
A refugee from Sudan will help lead a group of Atlanta youngsters to a festival in France celebrating soccer as a power for good in the world.
The front facade of Atlanta City Hall was illuminated in the green, yellow and blue of the Brazilian flag last week to mark a 100-day countdown to the opening of the 2016 Olympic games.
While reflecting on the news of the day, Edgard Telles Ribeiro told Global Atlanta that he was reminded of the paintings of Jackson Pollock, the American artist whose “drip and splash” paintings earned him the well-deserved reputation as a founder of the school of abstract expressionism. Mr. Ribeiro, a Brazilian career diplomat and writer, visits […]
Twelve years ago, an exhibition by glass artist Dale Chihuly helped put the Atlanta Botanical Garden on the map. Since then, the garden has doubled in size, and more than $100 million has been invested in new facilities and gardens. It is now positioned as one of the top 10 gardens in the U.S. and has […]
Colorful carp streamers as long as 15 feet will blow in the breeze during a pre-game parade at Turner Field for the Atlanta Braves’ Asian Heritage Night May 6.
The Technology Association of Georgia is helping introduce the city’s diplomatic corps to one of Atlanta’s longstanding traditions: the Atlanta Steeplechase horse races to be held in Rome, Ga., this weekend. TAG will operate an international tent as part of its presence at the event, which will host about 20 diplomats from four continents and their […]
Baristas and coffee professionals from 75 countries will be in Atlanta April 14-17 for the annual Specialty Coffee Association of America’s annual conference to be held at the Georgia World Congress Center. They will be discussing issues such as the impact of climate change, volatility of pricing, and rising food costs on their industry. In […]