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Miami, FL - In June 2020, the not seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in Miami-Dade County was 11.5 percent. The County had a reduction of 73,800 nonagricultural payroll jobs (not seasonally adjusted), from June 2019 to June 2020 which was a 6.1 percentage point decrease. However, from May 2020 to June 2020, there was an increase of 36,300 nonagricultural payroll jobs.

MIAMI, Fl. — The Miami-Dade Chamber of Commerce (MDCC) recently distributed more than 50,000 reusable cloth masks to minority-owned businesses throughout Miami-Dade County to aid in decreasing the spread of COVID-19. The reusable cloth masks were provided to the MDCC by the Florida Department of Health (FDOH).

MIAMI – Miami-Dade County Commissioner Dennis C. Moss is sponsoring an agreement that will go to the Board of County Commissioners at its July 8, 2020 meeting, that will sell land to Amazon in order for them to build a million square feet of warehouse space and provide 325 jobs in the Naranja area near Homestead Air Reserve Base. Amazon will make an investment of $80 million in its facilities, and the 325 permanent jobs created will provide salaries of at least $32,000. Moss has been working with the county administration on creating a logistics hub in the area for many years. Amazon will join FedEx, the Steel Mill and other projects that are being considered. Commissioner Moss stated that the South Dade area needs to stay tuned for other major announcements in the near future. The commissioner stated that he and the administration were close to finalizing a deal with Miami Wilds to build a water theme park at ZooMiami, and that the Larcenia Bullard Plaza in Richmond Heights is well under construction. Further, Moss said that there are other major projects that he is working on.

Piarco, Trinidad & Tobago,: Caribbean Airlines can report that the first quarter of 2020 was on course to be another successful period of performance, prior to the impact of COVID-19 in March.

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