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Colette Burnett, owner of Super Wings N.Y., recently accepted the "Entrepreneur of the Year Award" from Borough President Marty Markowitz at the 7th Annual Caribbean-American Heritage Month Economic Development Power Networking Brunch at Brooklyn Borough Hall. "It's an honor to accept the Entrepreneur of the Year Award; I built the business on a wing and a prayer and I am grateful for the overwhelming support," stated Colette Burnett.   Burnett continued, "I am even more thankful to Borough President Marty Markowitz, Mayor Michael Bloomberg, New York City Business Solutions, Roy Hastick (President of the Caribbean Chamber of Commerce), my family, staff and most of all our customers.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – A new book released here by the head of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has argued the 2010s will be the “decade of Latin America and the Caribbean”. In his book, “The decade of Latin America and the Caribbean: A real opportunity”, IDB President Luis Alberto Moreno argued that in the coming years, the region’s recent gains will be “locked in and the average citizen will be more prosperous than ever before in the history of the hemisphere”.
Commissioner Jose “Pepe” Diaz was one of several government officials on hand for the celebration of the initiated U.S.-Colombia Free Trade Agreement at PortMiami on Friday, July 20, 2012. The commissioner joined Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez, Deputy U.S. Trade Representative Ambassador Miriam Sapiro, and members of the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce and PortMiami to commemorate both the trade agreement and Colombia’s Independence Day.
(Miami-Dade County, FL) – Beginning July 31, 2012, international passengers flying Miami International Airport hub carrier American Airlines and all other airlines in concourses D, E and F will be welcomed to the U.S. by a new three-level, 400,000-square-foot international arrivals facility twice the size of the existing Concourse E facility.  The dazzling new area is located in the middle of North Terminal and is adjacent to the Concourse D skytrain, for quick access from any of the 47 gates in North Terminal within four minutes.
The first meeting of the New Leaders Taskforce took place Wednesday, July 18, at The Beacon Council offices. More than 25 nominated individuals met with Alan Becker, Beacon Council Chairman; Frank R. Nero, Beacon Council President & CEO; and Joe Pallot, Beacon Council Incoming Chair; to discuss community-wide issues facing up-and-coming leaders. If you would like to nominate an individual from your company to participate in the new taskforce, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with a short bio and contact information.
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