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 […]
Twenty five years ago Mexican-American entrepreneur Leo Angeles started his food distribution company Olympica Produce Co. by selling fresh fruits and vegetables from a single truck. From these humble roots, he has grown the company into one of the largest fresh food distributors in the Southeast. “I started selling produce out of my truck,” he told […]
Should Dante rewrite for a modern setting the “Inferno,” the 14th century epic poem showing the nine circles of suffering within the Earth, where would he place Donald J. Trump? A likely option would be the North American Leadership Summit that took place this June in Ottawa, Canada, bringing together President Barack Obama of the […]
It helped fuel his ascent in the primaries, and Republican nominee Donald J. Trump has continued to pummel NAFTA, making the U.S. trade deal with Canada and Mexico one of the biggest punching bags of this presidential campaign season. Lately, he has piled on the negative superlatives, calling it “one of the worst deals ever made of any […]
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 […]
The problem is that opposition to trade usually goes down well with voters — especially now that trade-bashing has gone mainstream in both political parties.
As a boy, Marco Martinez liked to visit his grandfather’s farm outside of Mexico City. He would walk among the poblano peppers, broccoli and tomatoes, and he would dream. Those dreams included the meals that were prepared on the farm. “I was a kid who was raised with the mentality of eating fresh with farm-raised […]
Suniva Inc. Executive Vice President Matt Card has been named to a joint energy business council established between the U.S. and Mexico.
Visiting the Metro Atlanta Chamber, Steve Haro asked how many attendees thought the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a controversial free trade deal, would be ratified by Congress this year. Only a few hands went up.
The German-American Chamber of Commerce of the South is again headed on a trade mission to Mexico in October.