Just a few months after signing an Argentine star forward, Atlanta’s new Major League Soccer club has once again dipped into South America for football expertise — but this time, the announcement is even bigger. Atlanta United has named Gerardo “Tata” Martino as the expansion team’s first head coach — a challenge the seasoned leader […]
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The Savannah Economic Development Authority has released its achievements for 2015, revealing that the World Trade Center under its purview played a key role in its marketing efforts locally and beyond. The center is part of an international network of more than 300 centers in 89 countries, including one in Atlanta. While the center operates […]
Last month in Atlanta, Mayor Kasim Reed said trade backers would have to be the “adults in the room” when it comes to urging passage of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a 12-nation trade pact now stalled in Congress. His implication: Even in a year when both parties’ candidates oppose the sweeping deal, electoral politics shouldn’t hold […]
China, here they come. Aventure Aviation, an aircraft spare parts supplier based in Peachtree City, now has the resources to crack into a huge market with $20,000 in prize money awarded through the Atlanta Metro Export Challenge Sept. 20.
A Sept. 19 client alert from the global immigration firm Fragomen Worldwide, which has an Atlanta office, announced that the U.S. State Department will begin accepting online registrations for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Diversity Visa (DV) lottery from Tuesday, Oct. 4, at noon EDT, to Monday, Nov. 7, at noon EST. The DV lottery […]
With 53 percent of its sales coming from outside of the U.S. last year and a presence in 1,250 sites in 70 countries, the Sept. 12 announcement that Morris Plains, N.J.-based Honeywell is to invest in a global software development center in Atlanta, the city’s technology sector is going to get an enormous boost. Gov. […]
Not that investors are necessarily banging down Brazil’s doors at this sensitive time, but getting access to the country could get even tougher if a labor stoppage within its foreign ministry doesn’t abate soon. Staffers tasked with processing visa applications at the Consulate General of Brazil in Atlanta have joined their foreign-ministry colleagues at more […]
For the past few months, Javier Díaz de León has been making the rounds in Atlanta, getting to know the city as Mexico’s consul general for a three-state region. But in a way, Mr. Díaz has less catching up to do than many of his predecessors. For the past three years, the career diplomat was posted in […]
That Brazil’s Congress overwhelmingly voted to officially remove President Dilma Rousseff from office Wednesday came as no surprise: It was widely speculated that the beleaguered leader, suspended in May, would be forced to step down by a two-thirds vote. But according to one expert, it’s a watershed event in a series of developments illustrating the South American […]
Georgia State University had the greatest number in its history of students participating in its study abroad program during the 2015-16 academic year with 1,010 participants. According to a news release celebrating the one year anniversary of the university’s International Center, Georgia State awarded this academic year $915,000 in study abroad scholarships. Georgia State President […]