Caribbean-American Lifestyle Magazine Shines, Winning Eighth Florida Magazine Association Award

Island Origins takes home two new Florida Magazine Association awards for creative excellence.  FORT LAUDERDALE, FL (July 21, 2021) - Island...

How a North Miami Councilwoman is Leading Through Crisis

Mary Estimé-Irvin describes herself first as a single mother then as a community advocate, entrepreneur and, importantly, as the North Miami councilwoman elected to represent...
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Meet The Uplifting South Florida Community Program Changing Lives

“If it wasn't for GA, I would probably be in jail or dead.” These words are the reflection of one young...

The Inspiring Woman Behind This Miami Wellness and Community Center

When she first launched a food bank for MJD Wellness and Community, Emmanuella Fleurimont recalls taking rations from her family's own fridge to give to others...
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Chef Creole: South Florida’s King of Caribbean Fusion Cuisine

Island Origins Director of Business Development Tamara Philippeaux recently had a chat with her old friend, celebrity chef and serial entrepreneur Ken Sejour, the...
Chef Thia's New signature Haitian Spices

An Exclusive Look at Chef Thia’s New Line of Signature Haitian Spices

An accomplished culinary expert and social media influencer known for Haitian-fusion cuisine and a larger-than-life personality, Cynthia Verna is adding a few new elements to...
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These 6 Powerful Caribbean Singers and Rappers Transformed Pop Music

In a highly competitive music industry, it's often hard to get your voice heard. This is especially true for those who are willing to break boundaries, adding...
Caribbean-American women in journalism

Caribbean-American Women in Journalism

In times of turmoil and uncertainty, the best journalists have always been the voice of reason, providing facts and context to cut through confusion. These Caribbean-American women...
Caribbean-American women in politics

Who Run the World? Meet the Amazing Caribbean-American Women in Politics

For Americans among minority and immigrant communities, equal representation in American governance remains an urgent goal. So much still needs to be done, but many Caribbean-American women...
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Caribbean Charities double down to help during COVID-19 crisis

In the Caribbean’s fight against COVID-19, there are many battlegrounds: in the hospital wards with medical professionals lacking supplies to protect themselves, in homes where families struggle...

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