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The Miami-Dade Beacon Council is working closely with public and private sector leaders to help businesses recover. We also are working with our partners at the Small Business Administration, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, Small Business Development Center and others to: 
CaribPR Wire, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. Sept 14, 2017: A Caribbean, US-based agency is doing its part to try to help the tens of thousands across several Caribbean islands who have lost everything to the devastation caused by Hurricane Irma.
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Sept. 22, 2017: With Hurricanes Irma and Maria decimating many Caribbean countries in the past two weeks only, member countries of the regional catastrophe insurance fund are being urged to scale up insurance coverage.
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Sept. 15, 2017: The British Virgin Islands is what some refer to as a Caribbean “tax haven.” It is the registered home of tens of thousands of multi-national companies globally, including several who trade on the New York Stock Exchange and are headquartered in China and Hong Kong, who avoid taxes. A Capital Economics’ report in June estimates that $1.5 trillion worth of assets currently move through the BVI. But so far the only international CEO pitching in to help in the devastation wrecked on the island by Hurricane Irma is Virgin Group Founder, Richard Branson.
ST. MICHAEL, Barbados, Sept. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Canada Life Reinsurance is pleased to announce that it has recently entered into a long term reinsurance agreement to cover the longevity risk on £1.7 billion of liabilities for approximately 7,500 pensioner members of the Marsh & McLennan Companies (MMC) U.K. Pension Fund. This transaction was written by the Barbados Branch of Canada Life via a reinsurance agreement with Guernsey based captive insurer cells managed by Marsh Guernsey.
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