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Miami, FL. - Armed with real-life strategies for women recovering from painful setbacks, Dr. Joy Vaughan will bring her amazing expertise to help elevate an intimate gathering of women influencers at the kick-off of the 2019 WOMEN’S POWER CAUCUS on the afternoon of Friday, July 19th. The open forum takes place at the Hilton Miami immediately after the Quiet Storm Awards Reception and Networking Experience that opens at 5:30pm.

The non-traditional Creative Industry can be the ‘next big thing’ to help bolster the Jamaican economy. The industry includes fine arts, film, fashion, craft, music, dance, cuisine and so much more. And if supported, can become a major contributor to Jamaica’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP). In fact, according to the Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO), the island’s creative industry is the third largest contributor to GDP.

MIAMI —On Tuesday, June 4, 2019, the Miami-Dade County Board of County Commissioners adopted a new capital improvement program at Miami International Airport that will fund up to $5 billion in airport-wide modernization projects over the next five to 15 years, paving the way for future growth in passenger and cargo traffic at MIA - projected to reach 77 million travelers and more than four million tons of freight by the year 2040.

In April 2019, Miami-Dade County area was the second largest metro area in year-over-year job gains in Florida, following the Orlando-Kissi­­mmee-Sanford area. The County created 27,800 new non-agricultural payroll jobs (not seasonally-adjusted) from April 2018 to April 2019, which was a 2.3 percent increase. The jobs were created in different industries with the highest job creation occurring in Education & Health Services (6,200), Professional & Business Services (5,700), Transportation, Warehousing & Utilities (5,700), Leisure and Hospitality (4,400), Construction (3,600) Other Services (2,000), and Total Government (1,100). The graphs below show the payroll data since October 2017.

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