Changing Lives While Celebrating Jamaican Excellence, AFJ Charity Gala Returns in April 2022

New York, NY March 25, 2022 – The American Friends of Jamaica (AFJ) announced the 2022 Jamaica Charity Gala to be held in Miami, FL on Friday, April...

Plan Your Next Trip With Island Origins’ Best of Caribbean Travel List

The best of Caribbean travel is almost impossible to narrow down. Though, if you're only going to the islands once, we've selected a few places,...

5 Caribbean Art Festivals You Need to Experience Before You Die

Each year, the Caribbean plays host to a seemingly endless array of dynamic celebrations highlighting the uniquely vibrant character of our islands. History, literature, storytelling,...

Stock Up on These 10 Vibrant Items from Caribbean Artisans

From home goods to accessories, these designer pieces from Caribbean artisans in South Florida and beyond prove museum worthy.  Art To Table:...

The Work of World-Renowned Fine Artist Joel Gresham Set for January Showing at Island...

Plantation, Fla. (January 3, 2022): Heralding the new year with a bold step into the world of fine art, Island SPACE Caribbean Museum will kick...
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Celebrating the Day of the Dead in Haiti

While the Mexican celebration of Dia de Los Muertos with its elaborate costumes and grand parades is becoming commercialized in the US, its origins have...

The Origins and Practice of All Saints Day in the Caribbean

November 1st is celebrated as All Saints Day on the Christian calendar. Considering Christianity is the most widely practiced religion in the Caribbean region, many...
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Our Favorite Celebrity Halloween Costumes from Nicki Minaj, Cardi B and Beyoncé

When thinking about a Halloween costume, the first and most obvious option might be to transform into your favorite celebrity, remaking one of their album...
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8 Terrifying Caribbean Urban Legends that Will Spook You to the Core

Every Caribbean island has its own cultural folklore featuring ghosts, ghouls and scary creatures that allegedly roam the island — scary urban (and country) legends...
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A Look Back at the Glitz, Glam, Paint and Mud of Miami Carnival 2021

Last weekend's event was definitely one for the record books, and we have the Miami Carnival 2021 photos to prove it. Back in person after...

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