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 […]
Georgia State University, the Consulate General of Ireland in Atlanta, Emory University and the Georgia Humanities, a nonprofit organization working to ensure that humanities and culture remain an integral part of the lives of Georgians, are collaborating this week on a series of programs about Ireland’s past and future. On Thursday, April 14, at 5 p.m., […]
Frederic Lefebvre, who represents in the French National Assembly all French citizens living in the United States and Canada, told Global Atlanta on his recent tour of the Southeast that France needs a global vision that would rekindle the spirit of exploration it experienced in the 16th century and provide hope for its youth in its […]
Olowo-n’djio Tchala grew up with adversity. The son of a man with 42 children, he was raised in Kaboli, a village in central Togo near the West African country’s border with Benin. At age 6 he dropped out of school to help his mother farm. One of eight siblings, Mr. Tchala’s mother was one […]
After serving 14 years as chair of the Atlanta Toulouse Sister Cities Committee, Betty Davis has handed over the post to Mark Long, an equally devoted member of the flourishing organization. “Fourteen years is long enough, don’t you think?” Ms. Davis told Global Atlanta last week of her service to the committee which was founded […]
At least one Atlanta-based refugee resettlement agency is forming a “contingency plan” for a possible Donald Trump presidency, given the billionaire businessman’s proposals to temporarily ban Muslims from entering the U.S. and his plans to send Syrian refugees back home.
The opening parade for Macon‘s 2016 International Cherry Blossom Festival kept true to its theme of “Love, Beauty, and International Friendship” by showcasing the city’s international ties. Floats in the festival’s 34th annual opening day parade on Saturday, March 19, featured, among others: Japanese manufacturer YKK USA Inc. Honorary Consul of Uganda C. Jack Ellis […]
During my first trip to Dublin, while most of my fellow Georgia State University students dozed on the bus ride from the airport to our hotel, I kept my eyes wide open and my face pressed against the window.
When Robson Palermo came to the United States about a decade ago, he spoke two languages: Portuguese and bull riding.