Does Brexit have a silver lining for the world’s film industry? The question came up at a seminar held on July 19 at the Atlanta law offices of Fragomen Worldwide about Georgia‘s entertainment industry and the opportunities it provides for international companies and joint ventures. Jeremy Pilmore-Bedford, the U.K. consul general for the Southeast U.S., […]
Atlanta’s new soccer club has signed its newest member, a young Argentine forward who shows how the team is scouring pitches around the world for talent before its inaugural season next year.
The news of the attack in Nice on thousands of Bastille Day celebrants was just breaking as French residents and francophiles assembled for Atlanta‘s celebration of France‘s National Day on the ground floor of the J.W. Marriott at Buckhead, which houses the Maison de France where the consulate general is located. The celebration seemed almost business […]
Editor’s note: Paul Varian, retired CNN writer, editor and senior executive producer, visited Japan on a trip hosted by the Mie prefecture and organized by the Japan Foreign Ministry. Bucking the trend of urban migration, many young people in Japan are returning to smaller communities preserve or even revitalize cherished traditions in a country beset by […]
World Affairs Council of Atlanta President Charles Shapiro was elated Thursday upon learning of the news that the U.S. Department of Transportation tentatively granted nonstop commercial airline service to Havana, Cuba, from Atlanta as well as a host of other cities. While the approval remains tentative with a deadline for objections to be filed by […]
Editor’s note: Global Atlanta caught up with Dogancan “Can” Temel, president of Georgia Tech‘s Turkish Student Association, to learn how his travel plans would change in the aftermath of the Istanbul airport terrorist attacks that killed more than 40 of his countrymen. Our interest in part is the health of the new Turkish Airlines flight that links Atlanta with […]
In the wake of this week’s terror attacks at Istanbul’s Ataturk International Airport, less than a month after a new flight launched from Atlanta, some members of the city’s Turkish community are reeling at their country’s loss while resolving not to let fear rule them.
Before heading out of town to celebrate the most quintessentially American of holidays this Fourth of July, it wouldn’t hurt to gear up with a little European and global flavor.
No matter what time of year, it’s always appropriate to celebrate the close ties connecting Japan to Georgia. A simple ceremony at the Millennium Gate Museum on Thursday afternoon was just another indication of the profound relationship that has blossomed between the two over the years. Japan’s consul general, Takashi Shinozuka, joined Rodney Cook Jr., […]
They were Japan‘s first working women – divers who for centuries have been plunging deep into the sea without breathing equipment to fill their satchels with underwater treasures.
These ama divers, or “women of the sea,” started making a living on their own terms when job options for women were far more limited.