Miami, FL - During August 2020, the not seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Miami-Dade County was 8 percent. From August 2019 to August 2020, the County had a reduction of 75,800 nonagricultural payroll jobs (not seasonally adjusted), which indicate a 6.2 percentage point decrease. From July 2020 to August 2020, there was an increase of 16,000, which reflects a 1.4 percent increase of nonagricultural payroll jobs.

GENEVA, Switzerland – The International Labor Organization (ILO) is warning that almost half a million Caribbean tourism workers face the prospect of losing their jobs, working hours and income due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Miami – Today Miami-Dade County officials authorized the issuance of $335 million to PortMiami under the Capital Asset Acquisition Special Obligation Bonds “2020 Authorization” for revenue generating capital projects with Carnival Corporation, Disney Cruise Line, MSC Cruises, Norwegian Cruise Line (Bahamas), Terminal Link Miami, and Virgin Cruise Intermediate Limited, as well as other infrastructure projects allowing the Port to continue expanding business opportunities.

MIAMI, FL –  In honor of the 2020 National Minority Enterprise Development Week (MED Week), the Minority Development Business Agency (MBDA) Export Center – Florida, will launch a “Buy MBE Day” in Florida on Saturday, September 19th. The MBDA Expo Center - Florida will join the national network of MBDA Business and Specialty Centers across the country in demonstrating support and commitment to the minority business community. 

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