Depending on whom you ask, Argentina can either be a land of endless opportunity or a mirage luring investors with an exaggerated sense of optimism. Atlantans doing business there land somewhere in the middle, albeit with the consensus that the South American country’s recent progress is real and promising. “The picture is fine, but the movie Read more
Seven teenage members of the Atlanta Music Project, an intensive music education program, are to perform in an international orchestra of 300 young musicians from around the Americas at a festival in Mexico City Feb. 28-March 4. Stephanie Shapiro, director of development for the project, told Global Atlanta that Maestro Gustavo Dudamel, the 37-year-old music Read more
The University of National Defense in Argentina has become the seventh military academy and 60th international institution to partner with the University of North Georgia.
Once again this holiday season, two Atlanta landmarks have their halls decked with Christmas trees representing the city’s global diversity. At Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Global Winter Wonderland has led to festive firs being placed throughout Concourse F for the enjoyment of travelers passing through the international terminal.
President Jimmy Carter once used a comic strip to joke that he wanted to be a “former president” when he grew up, noting that life in office can be stressful, while service afterward using the presidential platform can be extremely rewarding. But the Nobel laureate, who has racked up honors for his humanitarian work Read more
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 Read more
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 Read more
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 Read more
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 Read more
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 Read more