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Atlanta Celebrates Peru’s ‘National Spirit’ With Several Rounds of Pisco Sours and Punches

Atlanta Celebrates Peru’s ‘National Spirit’ With Several Rounds of Pisco Sours and Punches

Pisco Punch is the drink “that can make a gnat fight an elephant,” as one journalist with the San Francisco Chronicle put it in 1912.

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Canadian Consul General’s New Year’s Resolutions: Focus on Climate Change, Anti-Trafficking in Atlanta

Canadian Consul General’s New Year’s Resolutions: Focus on Climate Change, Anti-Trafficking in Atlanta

Next year, Nadia Theodore, Canada‘s consul general based in Atlanta, is planning to put aside her professional preoccupation with trade policies and focus on allying the Southeast U.S.

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Beyond Brexit: Amid Present Uncertainty, New British Diplomat Builds Bridges to the Future 

Beyond Brexit: Amid Present Uncertainty, New British Diplomat Builds Bridges to the Future 

When taking on a public interview with Global Atlanta shortly into his tenure, new British Consul General Andrew Staunton couldn’t have known the Brexit tumult that would unfold over the ensuing months. 

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A Toast to an Active 2019 Highlights Japan Emperor’s Birthday Party in Atlanta

A Toast to an Active 2019 Highlights Japan Emperor’s Birthday Party in Atlanta

The celebration of the birthday of Emperor Akihito this year held at the official residence in Atlanta of Japan‘s consul general on the evening of Dec.

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Austrian Ambassador to Headline Export Forum Featuring 12 European Nations

Austrian Ambassador to Headline Export Forum Featuring 12 European Nations

Austria’s ambassador to the United States will kick off a forum in Atlanta aimed at driving local companies’ exports to the European Union

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Georgia Finds Silver Lining as Trade War Casts Pall Over U.S.-China Ties

Georgia Finds Silver Lining as Trade War Casts Pall Over U.S.-China Ties

China and the U.S. may have temporarily averted the most drastic escalation yet in their ongoing trade war, but their broader dispute has already soured other aspects of a relationship that is trying to find its footing. 

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Benelux Benefits: European Ambassadors Tout Integration Over Trade Barriers

Benelux Benefits: European Ambassadors Tout Integration Over Trade Barriers

The ambassadors of Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg argued from experience Monday for the virtues of integrated economies while expressing concern that the bonds holding the global trading system together are weakening. 

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Dutch Consul to Stress Communication, Connectivity in New Atlanta Posting

Dutch Consul to Stress Communication, Connectivity in New Atlanta Posting

Even before officially taking up his posting, Dutch Consul General Ard Van der Vorst has taken to riding a Lime electric scooter around the streets of Midtown Atlanta. 

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Dutch Government Names Diplomat to Head Up Atlanta Consulate

Dutch Government Names Diplomat to Head Up Atlanta Consulate

Less than a week before a Benelux Day celebration that will bring the Dutch ambassador to Atlanta, the Netherlands Embassy in Washington has announced that Ard van der Vorst will be the first diplomat to represent his country at what will be its fifth U.S.

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Khabar: India’s New Consul General Gains Community Welcome

Khabar: India’s New Consul General Gains Community Welcome

India’s new consul general in Atlanta was welcomed by nearly 70 Indian organizations at a banquet that drew attendees from across the region she covers.

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Belgian Investment, Global Democracy Highlighted at King’s Day Festivities

Belgian Investment, Global Democracy Highlighted at King’s Day Festivities

Belgium’s top diplomat in the Southeast used the occasion of King’s Day in mid-November to highlight his country’s strong economic ties with the region, even as President Trump’s renewed threats of European auto tariffs fanned trade tensions. 

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