A $3 million grant to the University of Georgia‘s “Portuguese Flagship Program” is bound to increase the number of students who know the difference between “obrigado,” and “obrigada.” In Brazil the men say “obrigato” and the women say “obrigada” to express gratitude. Flagship program director Robert Moser, associate professor of Portuguese in the Franklin College Read more
Long-time Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce-Southeast President Lucia Jennings is planning to step down, she announced in an email to chamber members and supporters.
WEG S.A., the Brazilian motor manufacturer with U.S. headquarters and warehouse in Atlanta, last month purchased a competitor in Indiana to expand its presence in the American market.
The front facade of Atlanta City Hall was illuminated in the green, yellow and blue of the Brazilian flag last week to mark a 100-day countdown to the opening of the 2016 Olympic games.
While reflecting on the news of the day, Edgard Telles Ribeiro told Global Atlanta that he was reminded of the paintings of Jackson Pollock, the American artist whose “drip and splash” paintings earned him the well-deserved reputation as a founder of the school of abstract expressionism. Mr. Ribeiro, a Brazilian career diplomat and writer, visits Read more
Baristas and coffee professionals from 75 countries will be in Atlanta April 14-17 for the annual Specialty Coffee Association of America’s annual conference to be held at the Georgia World Congress Center. They will be discussing issues such as the impact of climate change, volatility of pricing, and rising food costs on their industry. In Read more
When Robson Palermo came to the United States about a decade ago, he spoke two languages: Portuguese and bull riding.
Hermano Telles Ribeiro, Consul General of Brazil to the Southeast, discusses how Brazil is making the Rio Olympic Games an inhospitable place for the mosquitoes that carry the Zika virus and working hand-in-hand with the U.S. on prevention efforts.
A Georgia State University professor’s efforts to intensify ties with northeastern Brazil have a timing problem: the area is one of the hardest-hit by the mosquito-borne Zika virus now spreading throughout the hemisphere.
Been waiting for the right time to cross Brazil off your bucket list? This might be the year, given the confluence of factors including a weak real, the upcoming Summer Olympic Games and a new policy that’s likely to drop your travel bill substantially, at least temporarily.