A decorated ”Bajan” chef prepared dishes inspired by her country, and the Atlanta community brought its interest in the Caribbean nation of Barbados as its representatives previewed an upcoming cultural and investment summit during a Buckhead reception April 21.
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With Europe beset by challenges to its internal unity, a trade deal with its most important partner might seem an easy way to shore up foundations as it grapples with crises ranging from Middle Eastern migration to Russian belligerence.
Georgia State University, the Consulate General of Ireland in Atlanta, Emory University and the Georgia Humanities, a nonprofit organization working to ensure that humanities and culture remain an integral part of the lives of Georgians, are collaborating this week on a series of programs about Ireland’s past and future. On Thursday, April 14, at 5 p.m., […]
Frederic Lefebvre, who represents in the French National Assembly all French citizens living in the United States and Canada, told Global Atlanta on his recent tour of the Southeast that France needs a global vision that would rekindle the spirit of exploration it experienced in the 16th century and provide hope for its youth in its […]
The Atlanta Center for International Arbitration and the Austrian Vienna International Arbitral Centre have agreed to collaborate on training programs and promotional efforts and to refer parties in need of dispute resolution services to one another. Under a memorandum of understanding, the Vienna organization also will have access to hearing space and administrative services at […]
Arranging a ceremony in Atlanta to honor Detlev Ruenger, Germany‘s new consul general for the Southeast, with a highly prestigious Grand Decoration of Honour in Silver and Sash, was the first order of business that Austria‘s new ambassador to the United States found on his desk in Washington when he assumed his post on Jan. […]
After serving 14 years as chair of the Atlanta Toulouse Sister Cities Committee, Betty Davis has handed over the post to Mark Long, an equally devoted member of the flourishing organization. “Fourteen years is long enough, don’t you think?” Ms. Davis told Global Atlanta last week of her service to the committee which was founded […]
Delta Air Lines Inc. customers were confirmed to be among those killed in the suicide bombing at the Brussels Zaventem Airport Tuesday.
The acquisition of the engineering services division of Braselton-based Atlantic Engineering Group by Acaco, an engineering solutions company headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, is the Irish company’s first foray into the United States. Atlantic Engineering Services (AES) specializes in telecommunications services primarily within the fibre-to-the-home/business sector, and has operations in Georgia, Texas, Missouri and Colorado. A spokesman […]
Atlanta’s mayor reached out today to express the city’s solidarity with its sister city of Brussels after suicide bombers killed at least 30 and injured more than 230 in three separate explosions that hit two major transit hubs in the Belgian capital.