Canada‘s governor general honored former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue; Craig Lesser, former commissioner of the Georgia Department of Economic Development and David Wilkins, the U.S. ambassador to Canada from 2005-09 at a ceremonial dinner at the Consulate General in Atlanta May 24, the first day of the governor general’s eight-day tour of the United States. […]
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. Some might say the gods are watching over the 42nd G7 Summit in the Ise-Shima region of Japan this week. On Thursday, the first day of […]
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 […]
Even without Miguel Southwell, Atlanta’s efforts to woo new international flights will continue to accelerate, Mayor Kasim Reed said in a news conference Monday morning. “We’re speeding up,” the mayor said in response to a question from Global Atlanta.
It may still be a Communist country, but Cuba’s newly restored embassy in the United States is wasting no time in preparing American capitalists to tap opportunities in the market of 11 million people.
With the arrival of two new carriers with strong connections to India and efforts to attract a nonstop flight, Atlanta could turn into an important funnel for traffic to the subcontinent.
Athletes from as many as many as 16 North, South and Central American countries and the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico are to compete this weekend in the 2016 Pan American Championships at the Lake Lanier Olympic Park in their last chance to qualify to participate in the 2016 Summer Olympic Games to be held […]
With the Middle East in turmoil, it wouldn’t seem the most auspicious time to launch two new competing flights to Atlanta from that region. But two fast-growing airlines from the neighborhood believe connectivity to their hub cities and beyond provides untold opportunity for business and leisure travelers from Atlanta and the broader Southeast U.S. Turkish […]
In sharp contrast to legislative initiatives in the Georgia General Assembly such as those related to English requirements for acquiring a state driver’s license, HB 879, which provides a “Seal of Biliteracy” for high school students who meet the stiff criteria, pretty much sailed through the assembly this year. The bill characterized by its sponsors […]
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 […]