EuropeBusiness

NCR Announces Ukraine Contract

by Phil Bolton | May 21, 2015 The largest independent payments processor in the Ukraine is to deploy an NCR Corp. payment platform to deliver payment services across Central and Eastern Europe, the Duluth-based corporation announced May 21. More
AmericasCulture

A Tribute to One Woman's Efforts to Redress Crimes of Argentina's 'Dirty War'

by Ralitsa Vassileva In celebration of its first anniversary, Atlanta’s National Center for Civil and Human Rights honored Estela Carlotto, the mother of one of the tens of thousands killed during Argentina’s “Dirty War” from 1976-83, who has led a crusade to find their missing offspring including her grandson. More
AsiaCulture

Japan to Honor Founder of Macon's Cherry Blossom Festival

by Phil Bolton | May 15, 2015 An unanticipated snow storm didn’t stop the first official Macon International Cherry Blossom Festival in the spring of 1983, and the annual event has grown from a three-day festival to a month-long celebration that attracts annually hundreds of thousands of visitors to the Middle Georgia city. More
AmericasEducation

Atlanta International School Drafts Falcons' VP to Head Development

by Phil Bolton | May 4, 2015 The Atlanta Falcons' vice president of community relations, Kendyl Baugh Moss, has been appointed head of development at the Atlanta International School where she will oversee fundraising and alumni relations. More
AmericasBusiness

ACS' CEO Brings Global Grid Expertise to Keeping the Lights On

by Phil Bolton | April 30, 2015 Advanced Control Systems’ new CEO seems to have a knack for perfect timing whether it’s in developing his career or in enabling real-time control of the electric grid. More
EuropeBusiness

German Real Estate Firm Opens New Buckhead Office

by Trevor Williams | April 28, 2015 German real estate firm Engel & Völkers has opened a new local office at Buckhead Atlanta, one of the city’s premier new mixed-use developments, which launched last fall with upscale shops, restaurants and apartments.  More
AsiaDiplomacy

U.S. Rep. Woodall Calls on Japan's PM to Address 'Comfort Women' Issue

by Phil Bolton | April 24, 2015 U.S. Rep. Rob Woodall, a Republican from Georgia’s 7th congressional district, is one of 25 signatories to a letter to the Japanese ambassador to the U.S. that encourages Prime Minister Shinzo Abe "lay the foundation for healing and humble reconciliation by addressing the historical issues” when in Washington next week. More
AsiaDiplomacy

Carter Center Names UN Veteran to Peace Program

by Trevor Williams | April 16, 2015 The Carter Center has named a 24-year veteran of the United Nations as the center's vice president of peace programs.  More