The pandemic has thrown many industries into disarray, but in diplomacy, the uncertainty and stress it has engendered has made it all the more important to keep people at the center. That was the assessment of three diplomats from across the Americas consulted during the second virtual Consular Conversation hosted by Global Atlanta in partnership […]
Traveling through the airport on your way back from Christmas festivities overseas? There’s still time to see Hartsfield-Jackson’s Winter Wonderland on display in the International Terminal atrium through Jan. 2. Each year, the airport’s international affairs team asks consulates to help decorate the traditional trees with ornaments, flags and other artifacts representing their countries. This year, as in years past, 12 […]
The Atlanta-based law firm of Wasserman West has added to its Latin American expertise, recruiting an Argentine attorney with vast deal-making experience as the country’s economic prospects brighten. Maria Fernanda Farall joins the Latin America-focused firm from her previous position running the Atlanta office of a boutique firm based in Buenos Aires. Before that, she worked in Atlanta […]
The Argentinian-American Chamber of Commerce of the Southeast in Atlanta is being revived thanks to a newly appointed board of directors aiming to capitalize on the country’s recent economic optimism. While Argentina has faced hiccups in recent months, including a slide in the peso’s value that led to a $50 billion credit line from the International Monetary Fund, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]