Usher’s New Look Teaches New Skills for Youth

More than 100 youth leaders from across the globe hope to take back new skills to empower their communities thanks to a World Leadership Conference held last week by the entertainer Usher’s New Look Foundation. 

Botswana Delegation Focuses on Investment

In a continent often plagued by corruption and volatility, Botswana has managed to defy stereotypes thanks to healthy growth facilitated by its strong diamond trade and stable democratic government. 

Out of Nazareth: Growing Israeli Biotech Firm Receives Recognition

For Alpha Omega Co. USA Inc., winning the Eagle Star Award in June was a milestone for the Israeli company’s nearly 20-year journey to bring medical devices into the United States.

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.

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.

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.

Bean Counter: Local Coffee Roaster Juggles Supply, Price

Last month, when local coffee roaster Batdorf & Bronson ran out of its seasonal Guatemala Antigua Finca El Valle coffee blend, it took weeks before they could replenish their shelves. But that didn’t last long, either.

Atlanta: A Nexus for Public Health Initiatives

Local public health expertise plays an important role in food and water initiatives globally, which was readily apparent at a May 21 summit on global health issues. 

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