Updated at 1 p.m. with comments from Gov. Nathan Deal. A Brazilian-owned manufacturer of pistols and revolvers is setting up a $22.5 million factory in Bainbridge that will eventually employ 300 people.
The University of Georgia is one of eight schools around the country taking home a prestigious award for international collaboration, gaining recognition for deep ties with the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais. NAFSA, a nonprofit focused on international education, picked UGA for this year’s Paul Simon Spotlight Award award, named for the Illinois senator who championed Read more
Despite a deep political scandal that has toppled a president and given Brazil’s reputation a black eye, the country’s farms and slaughterhouses have continued doing what they do best: growing, harvesting and selling agricultural commodities on a global scale. That was the message of a Brazilian delegation occupying a large pavilion at this year’s International Production Read more
Book: Doctor Socrates: Footballer, Philosopher, Legend Author: Andrew Downie, published September 2017 by Simon & Schuster; 400 pages Review: Kirk Bowman, Jon R. Wilcox Chair in Soccer and Global Politics, Sam Nunn School of International Affairs Georgia Institute of Technology A detailed, brilliant, and evenhanded biography of the legendary Brazilian soccer player Socrates is a wonderful read at this moment when Read more
David Bruce, who is retiring after more than 33 years in the University System of Georgia, received a heartfelt farewell from colleagues and students Dec. 5 during a luncheon held at the Rialto Center of the Arts downtown. Daniel C. Bello, director of the Institute of International Business at the Robinson College of Business, traced Dr. Read more
The former base of Invoiceware International in Atlanta is likely to benefit from its new owner’s continued expansion into South America.
Orkin, the main pest-control brand of Atlanta-based Rollins Inc., has announced a raft of new international franchise agreements, mostly in Latin America. The company announced July 17 that it had added six new franchises in three Brazilian cities, plus Nicaragua and the international capitals of Lima, Peruand Jakarta, Indonesia. The Brazilian cities include Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Espírito Santo. As it does with all new franchisees, Rollins has Read more
Contributed by Sucheta Rawal, For Global Atlanta Why are millions of people from all over the world — including some from Atlanta — traveling to a small town near the capital of Brazil in search of personal and physical healing? To find out, I flew to Brasilia, having extended my stay in the country after a Read more
Georgia’s biggest annual financial technology summit showed how the state is aiming to enhance its global reputation, both by attracting investment from overseas and helping homegrown upstarts take on industry challenges with international resonance. The event was a clarion call to defend and augment the state’s reputation as an international leader in an industry that is attracting more Read more
Brazil is taking this year’s International Production and Processing Expo to be held in Atlanta Jan. 31-Feb. 2 more seriously than ever before with 32 companies, associations and government entities attending and hosting a “Brazil Summit” on the eve of the event to highlight the high health standards of its livestock and poultry. Known for Read more