The Coca-Cola Co. announced on Tuesday, May 24, key leaders for its international operations which are facing the challenges of a strong dollar and weak growth globally. The changes have made in connection to bottler realignments affecting Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Latin America and Asia. Brian Smith, currently president of the company’s Latin America […]
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The problems facing Turkey today are legion. With more than 2 million refugees from Syria, its refugee camps are overwhelmed. The tensions between Russia and Turkey are at an all-time high, and Turks shooting down a Russian plane for violating their airspace last year aggravated their relations for the worse. Even worse is Russia’s support for the regime of Bashar al-Assad in […]
The timing couldn’t have been worse for a new Turkish Airlines flight between Atlanta and Istanbul.
With the Middle East in turmoil, it wouldn’t seem the most auspicious time to launch two new competing flights to Atlanta from that region. But two fast-growing airlines from the neighborhood believe connectivity to their hub cities and beyond provides untold opportunity for business and leisure travelers from Atlanta and the broader Southeast U.S. Turkish […]
New Members Attest that the Atlanta-Toulouse Sister City Relationship Is Alive and Well The Atlanta-Toulouse Sister City Committee is alive and well as a reunion at the residence of Denis Barbet, the consul general of France based in Atlanta, revealed Wednesday evening. More than 50 members attended the reception, which was held to welcome 16 […]
A refugee from Sudan will help lead a group of Atlanta youngsters to a festival in France celebrating soccer as a power for good in the world.
Twelve years ago, an exhibition by glass artist Dale Chihuly helped put the Atlanta Botanical Garden on the map. Since then, the garden has doubled in size, and more than $100 million has been invested in new facilities and gardens. It is now positioned as one of the top 10 gardens in the U.S. and has […]
“It will take some time to get back to normal relations.”
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.
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.