DENVER, Colorado – A senior official of WorldRemit, the London, England-based digital money transfer company, says overall remittances to the Caribbean will be severely impacted this year as a result of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic
MIAMI —As Miami-Dade County prepares to reopen in stages, the Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Department (WASD) is reminding businesses to flush their internal plumbing systems prior to allowing access to the public.
Tallahassee, Fla. – Commissioner Nikki Fried and the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) are reminding the state’s farmers and ranchers that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is currently accepting proposals for its Farmers to Families Food Box Program, with a deadline of 1:00 PM this Friday, May 1. This initiative will purchase $3 billion in domestic agricultural products to distribute to food banks, community groups, and non-profits, and is part of the USDA Coronavirus Food Assistance Program funded through the CARES Act.
COVID-19 has changed, at least temporarily, the world of work for many people as employees hunkered down at home instead of commuting to an office.
Tallahassee, Fla.– Today, the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) launched the state’s online Hemp Cultivation Licensing Portal, allowing interested growers to apply for licenses. The portal’s user-friendly interface provides applicants with a checklist of recommended steps to allow for a quick and easy application process.
Miami, Fl - Every year, the March Employment Report detailing the unemployment rate is released in April. As of this analysis, the data does not yet reflect the full impact of the economic reality the world is presently facing due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. April data, which we expect will more accurately reflect the impact on our local economy, will be released later in May 2020.
Obtaining $4.9 billion in contracts and financing for minority-owned businesses since 2000, Marie Gill has certainly been a force in small business development in South Florida and the Caribbean. Passionate about creating wealth in underserved communities by helping small and medium-sized firms grow to international competitiveness, Gill views her work as a calling.
With clients such as United, Delta, Air Canada, American Airlines, Southwest, and RyanAir just to name a few, Aero Marine Interior, Inc. (AMI) has earned a solid reputation for being amongst the best in the aircraft refurbishment business. Founded in 2000 by Jamaican-born Jannette Pommells-Tucker and her husband Chris Tucker, AMI provides a range of services for commercial and private aircrafts including interior and custom refurbishment, seat repair, new windows, and non-destructive testing (NDT), a critical evaluation for testing flaws in materials. Not the typical business venture, so just how did Pommells-Tucker get into this side of aviation?
Licensed architect and interior designer Renee Webley knew from a young age that she wanted to create buildings and interior spaces. A millennial concerned about the environment and how humans interact with it, Webley decided to establish a company that would take the ecosystem and clients’ needs into consideration.