When Jim Hill committed to cleaning the water for a small town in northern Argentina, he had no clue how to get it done, but he was driven by the “why.” During an initial trip in 2004, he learned that some 6,000 people in the dusty outpost of San Antonio de los Cobres had been […]
Prior to his inauguration, President Donald Trump set up adversarial relationships with many countries around the world. But Argentina, where he has business dealings and some say perhaps too cosy a relationship with another rich businessman-turned-president, Mauricio Macri, is not a place that should be a problem. During a breakfast hosted by Wasserman West, a Latin America-focused […]
It’s one thing to report on the world from your backyard; it’s another to hop the fence and see whether what you’ve been saying from a distance is true up close. Thanks to our partners at Delta Air Lines Inc., we were able to once again marry the ear with the eyes, reconciling what we’ve […]
Perhaps more than any year since we started tracking it, the revolving door of the Atlanta Consular Corps rotated rapidly in 2016, with key arrivals and departures among the city’s always churning cadre of diplomats. Notably, the deanship — the title of longest-serving member, who runs the communal functions of the consular corps — was passed to El Salvador’s […]
Argentina’s ambassador the United States will headline an Atlanta forum on business opportunities in the South American nation early in 2017. Ambassador Martín Lousteau, who took up the post just after President Mauricio Macri’s election in December 2015, will headline a broader event looking at how companies can tap into the country’s newly reformed business and […]
A haze of smoke settled over the historic Greystone Building at Piedmont Park on the afternoon of Oct 28. No, it wasn’t from wildfires that have taken over some of Georgia’s parched northern regions. It was an Argentine parrilla grilling cuts of steak that would welcome guests to a celebration of the South American country’s culinary and […]
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 […]
Atlanta’s new soccer club has signed its newest member, a young Argentine forward who shows how the team is scouring pitches around the world for talent before its inaugural season next year.
Argentina reached a landmark deal last Monday to pay off bondholders with whom it has been deadlocked in negotiations for more than a decade, reflecting hopes that the country will finally be put on a path toward a new, globally integrated future.
Argentina’s recently elected president certainly added life this January at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. While global economic forecasters were worried about recession, the Coca-Cola Co. announced that it would invest $1 billion in expanding bottling and distribution operations over the next four years in Latin America’s third largest economy. “We were in Davos,” […]