Public health officials have identified the first case of the mosquito-borne Zika virus brought back into Georgia by a traveler to South America. The person, who was not pregnant, contracted the virus in Colombia in late December, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health. Zika has been associated with brain defects including microencephaly, a […]
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Coca-Cola Co. will invest $1 billion in Argentina over the next four years, CEO Muhtar Kent said after meeting the country’s newly elected president at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Mauricio Macri, a former businessman and Buenos Aires mayor, has promised to undertake reforms to spur the economy and make the country of […]
When he wants to get away from it all, Georgia State University President Mark Becker goes to the mountain top. Most recently, he climbed to the top of the 20,200-foot peak of Copa mountain in the Cordillera Blanca range of the Andes Mountains in Peru to escape the incessant phone calls and emails that go along with […]
The Technology Association of Georgia’s newly released report on the financial technology industry in the state shows that influential companies are turning their eyes toward global markets. TAG’s FinTech Society will host its annual all-day symposium on Feb. 4, releasing the new report on the industry ecosystem in the state based on a survey of 100 […]
Judging the impact of Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia on Troup and the counties surrounding West Point comes easily to Randy Jackson, who was hired shortly after the momentous West Georgia deal was signed in 2006 and has overseen three waves of hiring at the plant. Speaking at the 25th anniversary gala of the Korea Southeast […]
It’s not situated within the international terminal, but a new Georgia visitor welcome center at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport isn’t neglecting travelers from other countries.
Georgia’s Department of Public Health is urging caution for travelers headed to areas where the mosquito-borne Zika virus is prevalent, mainly in South America. Pregnant women or those trying to get pregnant are encouraged to postpone travel to the affected regions altogether if possible, as the virus has been associated with microcephaly, a birth defect that […]
Nominations for the Metro Atlanta Chamber’s Global Impact Awards are due by Feb. 5.
There were no simple how-tos, no trite guarantees of success — just stories of the real risks and rewards of doing business in the trenches of the international marketplace.
The Atlanta Metro Export Plan has announced 35 winners of $5,000 grants intended to boost metro Atlanta companies’ international sales.