Community workers assemble an old seafaring container to build a school in Croix-des-Bouquets, Haiti.

The David Livingstone of “Dr. Livingstone, I presume,” fame — H.M. Stanley’s reported salutation on the banks of Lake Tanganiyka on Nov. 10, 1871, held a mythic status during the Victorian era as being simultaneously a missionary and an advocate of Britain's commercial empire, an extraordinarily adventurous explorer and an anti-slavery crusader. More
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Costa Rican President to Visit Atlanta on Investment, Education Tour

by Trevor Williams | April 16, 2015 Now a year into the job, Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solis is leading a 13-day mission to the U.S. in May that will include a stop in Atlanta, Global Atlanta has learned.  More
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Audio Interview: Health Worker Changes Minds on HIV/AIDs in Rural Mozambique

In 2003, just after gaining a master's degree from Emory's Rollins School of Public Health, Rebecca J. Vander Meulen chose the life of a volunteer in Mozambique over an internship in Washington. More than a decade later, she has helped communities in the remotest parts of the country confront HIV as a treatable disease rather than fear it as a "death sentence."  More
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Georgia Tech Leads Panama Event Ahead of Americas Summit

by Trevor Williams | April 9, 2015 Georgia Institute of Technology played a key role in organizing a convention of 400 university leaders in Panama April 9-10 ahead of this weekend’s Summit of the Americas, which will draw leaders from around the hemisphere including U.S. President Barack Obama.  More
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Georgia State's First Lady Joins International Students on Habitat Project

by Phil Bolton | April 8, 2015 Georgia State University’s First Lady, Laura Voisinet, joined 13 of the International Student Association’s Council and the organization’s adviser on their spring break, March 16-22, to work on a Habitat for Humanity project in Dade City, Fla. More
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Canadian Consulate and Atlanta Science Festival Promote STEM to Girls

by Obinna Morton Do the math: Add the Consulate General of Canada and the Atlanta Science Festival and then multiply the sum by two Google Science Fair winners, five Wellsping Living students and 12 local Atlanta high school students. More