December 18, 2014

How will improved US-Cuba relations impact Florida business?

Answers in today's
Daily Pulse.

Droning on: Florida companies cater to demand for UAVs

UAVs - unmanned aerial vehicles - are attracting manufacturers and researchers in Florida.

[Photo of Prioria CEO Bryan da Froto by Doug Finger of the Gainesville Sun]

The Golden Spoon Awards

Dinner is served -- at Florida's best restaurants.

Legal Elite Photo is of Yardbird in Miami Beach


Florida in the Pilot's Seat

A word from

Andy Corty,

Corporate Travel

Start with a Florida location and three fundamentals of event planning to make your next corporate event a meaningful experience instead of just another meeting.

Lee Sandler on international trade with Florida


Attorney Lee Sandler discusses trade opportunities with foreign countries.

[Photo: Daniel Portnoy]

Liquid assets: Crystal Lagoons builds projects in Florida

The Chilean company markets massive lagoons as a real estate amenity.

'The Town That Freedom Built'

As part of our Florida Originals series, we look at the town of Eatonville.

[Photo of Maye St. Julien by Norma Lopez Molina]

Florida Business News

Jobless aid applications decline to 289,000

Fewer Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, a sign of solid job security and growing confidence among employers.

Hedge funds lead financial firms’ flow into Miami

Drawn by both favorable weather and tax climates, financial service firms are a fast-growing business sector in Miami.

SpaceX launch from Cape delayed to January

After a series of setbacks, Friday's SpaceX launch has been delayed to early January.

Florida bankers debate business opportunities in Cuba

Leaders of two major Florida banking groups have opposing views on the prospects of doing business in Cuba.

Study uncovers small business predictions for 2015

Once the holiday sparkle fades, business owners and entrepreneurs will need to refocus and make decisions likely to impact their business in 2015.

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Florida Trend Video Pick

NASA: Holiday lights can be seen from space
NASA: Holiday lights can be seen from space

It’s official: our holiday lights are so bright we can see them from space. See the NASA video.

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Ballot Box

How do you feel about the historic decision to remodel US-Cuba relations?

  • Well, it's about time!
  • I'm cautiously optimistic...
  • I'm skeptical about this at best...
  • Not in favor at all: Keep the embargo strong!

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