International Community: Immigration Reform a Necessity

Following the Supreme Court’s split June 25 ruling on Arizona’s tough immigration law, members of the international community in Atlanta are still sorting out legal ramifications of a similar Georgia law

Atlanta Key to Ireland’s Southeast Outreach

As an economic hub for the Southeast, Atlanta represents a key area for the Irish government’s efforts to boost trade and investment ties with the region, a legislative delegation told local business leaders June 25.

From Guatemala With Love: Changing Lives With Imports

For Atlanta-based Coleccion Luna, a wholesale importer and exporter of Guatemalan art and textiles, business should go beyond a simple financial exchange: It should be a way of life.

UPS Exec: Canada is Getting Trade Right

Business and government leaders in the United States can learn from their northern neighbor how to see beyond their traditional trading partners to reach a new wave of consumers in developing countries, a top United Parcel Service Inc.executive said June 21.

Political Football: Germany vs. Greece Deeper Than Match

Divided as sharply as negotiators in the European debt crisis talks, fans of Greece and Germany packed into a slammed Fados Irish Pub in Buckhead to watch the quarterfinal football game of Euro 2012.

Quit Feeding The “Monster”

Since Atlanta outsourced its parking enforcement services to PARKatlanta in 2009, living and working in the city has been nothing but a hassle.

Charter School Denies Audit Findings, Turkish Connections

The Fulton Science Academy Middle School, a charter school in Alpharetta, is refuting allegations that it improperly spent taxpayer dollars and is connected to a Turkish Islamic movement.

Georgia State Professor Receives Fulbright Grant

An assistant professor of criminal justice at Georgia State University has received a Fulbright Scholar grant to research and study in Bosnia-Herzegovina for a year. 

Kenyan Envoy Launches Savings-and-Loan Tour in Atlanta

Kenyan officials kicked off a nationwide educational campaign in Atlanta June 8 for savings and credit cooperatives targeting the Kenyan diaspora living in the United States.

First Lady of Niger Addresses Food and Water Issues

A day after CARE helped sponsor a summit May 21 in Atlanta on global and water issues, particularly in Africa, a new report has been released showing the intensifying food crisis in West Africa’s Sahel region.

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