Posts Tagged ‘Robert Cruz’

South Florida incomes growing, thanks to government

April 30th, 2012

New figures show government aid accounts for 23 cents of every dollar of income in Miami-Dade. That’s up from 8 cents in the 1960s. Incomes are on the rebound in South Florida, thanks almost entirely to government aid. New figures show government aid to residents soared about 40 percent throughout the recession, while overall income [...]

Four years later, South Florida’s worst recession only hints at a real recovery

March 8th, 2012

About 3 years ago in the depths of the recession, contractor George Cuesta was once hoping to land a small resort renovation process in South seaside. He didn’t get it, however no one else did either. The gutted construction sat idle off twenty second side road when the investment fell aside, as pigeons nested at [...]