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 Read more
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, Read more
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