Celebrate History, Heritage and Culture this Haitian Heritage Month

5 Things to Do to Celebrate History, Heritage and Culture this Haitian Heritage Month

May is Haitian Heritage Month, a time to celebrate the rich history and culture of Haiti and its people. As the third-largest country in the...

12 Special Things to Do for the Women in Your Life on Mother’s Day

Mother's Day is an opportunity to show some special appreciation for the love and hard work of mothers. It doesn't even have to be reserved...
Earth Day 2023

9 Ways You Can Show Appreciation for Mother Nature this Earth Day

Since its inception in 1970, Earth Day has become one of the biggest secular observances in the world. Earth Day 2023 is on a Saturday,...

Let’s Talk About a Living Will

What is a living will? A living will is a term used to describe a “legal” document you can create which...

Here Are Our Top 10 Holiday Gifts for 2022 for Everyone on Your List

After five years of having 'The List' in every issue of Island Origins Magazine, we've accumulated the best of the best when it comes to...

La Paix Bakery: The South Florida Haitian Bakery Celebrating Culture Through Food

Don’t read the name “La Paix Bakery” and mistake it for another French café. The pastry shop in Miramar, Florida has celebrated Haitian food and...

Beres Hammond “The King Of Lovers Rock” Returns To The Broward Center For The...

FORT LAUDERDALE – The Jamaican reggae superstar and undisputed king of lovers rock, Beres Hammond, brings his “Solid Love 2022” tour to the Au-Rene Theater...
A Year of Community Enrichment with Social Service Program Gang Alternative

Gang Alternative: A Year of Community Enrichment with the Powerful Social Service Program

“We exist to save lives.” That is the cornerstone of the all-encompassing outreach and social service program Gang Alternative, Inc. (GA). A...

Power Couple Fay-Ann and Bunji Talk Their Soca Love Story

The couple sits, shoulders touching, as they relate their love story. When I ask them about the first time they met, the woman answers, “He...

Surviving in Style: How Audrey Nelson Beat Cancer and Looked Good Doing It

On the Saturday morning of our interview, Audrey Nelson looks stunning. She wears a full face of makeup with rouge-red lipstick and slips on elegant...

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