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Florida Governor Rick Scott returned to Doral this Monday for another "Freedom Rally" in support of the Venezuelan opposition and committed to taking measures so that the state of Florida will stop doing business with companies associated with the Venezuelan government. 

"Any organization that does business with the [Nicolas] Maduro regime cannot do business with the state of Florida," said Gov. Scott to the crowd gathered at the Venezuelan restaurant El Arepazo Dos. Scott said he will present the idea to the members of his Cabinet in August. 

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Florida is home to more than 2.3 million small businesses, employing more than 3 million people. The federal Small Business Administration found 43 percent of Florida jobs came from entrepreneurs employing anywhere from a handful to dozens of people. But can entrepreneurship be taught?

Study: Zika Hurt Miami Businesses

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Zika took a bite out of business revenue in last year's outbreak of the mosquito-borne disease in Miami-Dade County, according to a new study from Florida International University.

 


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Visit Florida's Vice President Steps Down

Jun 28, 2017

Vice President of Florida’s tourism agency, Alfredo Gonzalez is stepping down. Spokesman Stephen Lawson says Visit Florida’s current President, Ken Lawson will lead the organization forward.

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