novelist Elizabeth Acevedo

Y.A. Novelist Elizabeth Acevedo Celebrates Caribbean-American Teens

Whether set in space, other magical worlds, or just down the street, the books we read as young adults can become valuable explorations and expressions of our...
Island Origins 2020 Charlie Awards

‘Island Origins’ Wins Sixth Florida Magazine Association Award in 2020

The Caribbean Lifestyle Quarterly Won a Charlie (Gold) for Best Writing for an Editorial overall, and Silver for Best Overall Writing in a Consumer Magazine...
Bahamian Padrino

What Bahamian Star Padrino Loves to Cook Up In The Kitchen

Music and food are two of the Caribbean’s most sought-after exports. And perhaps no other regions loves both so much in equal measure. With this in mind,...
Caribbean Interior Designers Kitchens

We Love These Swoon-Worthy Kitchens By Caribbean Designers

Whether serving as a makeshift classroom for kids or a work hub for grownups, it’s clear that today’s kitchen has become much more than a place to...
2020 INTERNATIONAL REGGAE DAY

2020 International Reggae Day: From Jamrock to Hip-hop

The 26th annual 2020 International Reggae Day – the world's first and largest 24-hour global media festival – is here. It’s a day to celebrate the sound...

Buju Banton is back with Genius New Album – Upside Down 2020

After about a decade of silence, a painfully long wait for fans, reggae and dancehall star Buju Banton has made a comeback with a new album titled...

How Caribbean Chefs are Still Cooking and Surviving COVID-19

,In South Florida, for many Caribbean chefs and restaurateurs, serving island cuisine is both their life’s passion and their main money-maker, but their daily grinds came to...
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Caribbean-Brit Director Steve McQueen Dedicates New Movies To BLM

Director of "12 Years a Slave" Steve McQueen announced he's dedicating two of his upcoming movies to George Floyd and the Black Lives Matter movement. Both films, "Mangrove"...

A Chat with Angela Hunte: Trini Singer, Lyricist and All-round Goddess

So I met the goddess that is Trinidadian-American singer and songwriter Angela Hunte. Goddess, I might add, is not a term I use loosely, but a goddess...

Best Haitian Children’s Books to Entertain your Kids

Nothing ignites a child's imagination like a good story. Caribbean kids need good books to help sharpen their minds and enrich their knowledge on their cultural heritage....

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