UPS Capital, which provides loans to help companies finance global trade and factory expansions, has opened offices in Bogota, Colombia, and Lima, Peru. The offices will be staffed by in-country representatives and will focus on financing imports of capital goods and inventory components. The rationale behind the expansion into the South American capitals is that […]
Atlanta would do well to learn from other cities in the Americas how to attract private funding for public works projects, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed told GlobalAtlanta following the inaugural mayors meeting of the Americas Competitiveness Forum Nov. 15. Hosted by law firm McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP’s Atlanta office, the meeting brought together 18 […]
Colombia will continue to pursue free-trade deals around the Americas even as it holds out hope that the U.S. will ratify a pending bilateral agreement negotiated more than two years ago, the country's vice president told GlobalAtlanta. “Of course we want the United States to ratify the free trade agreement, but if it doesn’t, well, […]
The Consulate General of Colombia on Peachtree Dunwoody Road in the Atlanta suburb of Sandy Springs has become too popular lately in the opinion of the building's landlord, who wants to evict the consulate after complaints from other tenants. The dispute has grown into a federal lawsuit involving issues of international law. On May 20, […]
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