It’s not often that you can eat, drink and be merry and support education in the process, but that’s the opportunity Kennesaw State University is offering on an upcoming trip to Italy.
Italy’s new honorary consul in Georgia is aiming to raise the profile of a country that has a heavy business influence here that hasn’t been fittingly recognized.
The American Chamber of Commerce in Italy has appointed Christopher M. Caputo, an attorney in the Nashville and Memphis, Tenn., offices of the law firm Baker Donelson as its representative for Georgia as well as Alabama, Louisiana and Tennessee. Under a two-year contract, Mr. Caputo is to assist Italian businesses with investments and strategic partnerships Read more
After 2008, Italy found itself smack in the middle of the less-than-flattering acronym used to lump together Europe’s problem-child countries: PIIGS. With a sovereign-debt crisis and a government known for corruption and resistance to reform, the country found itself sliding down the list of preferred investment destinations. That is starting to change, and the recovery Read more
Italy’s ambassador to the U.S. arrived in Cartersville for the inauguration of Aquafil USA‘s second manufacturing facility well briefed on the economic figures tying his country to the U.S.
During Aquafil USA’s inaugural celebration of its second manufacturing facility in Cartersville, President Franco Rossi retraced the Italian textile firm’s growth over the past 16 years in North Georgia into what he called its “early adulthood.”
The Arab awakening, originally a “moment of hope and opportunity,” has “gone sour and created a period of unprecedented instability” that has sent waves of illegal refugees streaming across the Mediterranean toward Europe, said David O’Sullivan, ambassador of the European Union to the United States.
Atlanta has officially taken up the baton for next year’s conference bringing together Nobel Peace Prize laureates from around the world. In Rome last week, Mayor Kasim Reed participated in a handover ceremony that recognized his city as the host for the 2015 event. “(The trip) also represented a unique opportunity to meet many Nobel Peace laureates and invite them personally to Atlanta Read more
In 2006, the League of American Bicyclists designated Roswell as a “Bicycle Friendly Community,” the first in Georgia to receive this honor.
While Rome and Tuscany were great, it was the Italian island of Ischia that really inspired Drew French. It was there, visiting his wife’s family on their honeymoon in 2006, that he experienced the hospitality and food that make the country a perennial tourist favorite. When Mr. French returned, he decided Americans needed to share in a slice of that experience Read more