2020 Caribbean American perspective

2020: We’re Living Through The Perfect Storm

In a whole lot of ways, the year 2020 has felt like the perfect storm. Political gamesmanship seems to have impressed anti-immigrant sentiment into the American psyche;...
Kamala Harris Caribbean

Kamala Harris and The Extraordinary Legacy of Caribbean Immigrants

A proud daughter of immigrants and the most high-profile Black woman in American politics, Kamala Harris is at an extraordinary time in her life. She is walking...
Caribbean American COVID-19

From the Frontlines: Caribbean Americans Fighting COVID-19

The 2020 COVID-19 pandemic has quickly changed the world as we know it, throwing our comfortable routines out the window. It tore us apart while bringing us...
Linda Julien Miami Gardens

Meet Linda Julien of Miami Gardens: A Haitian-American Story

Miami Gardens City County candidate Linda Julien has a uniquely Haitian-American history. “My mother came here on a boat,” she explains. “It was a life-threatening trip that...
Jahmiel Dancehall

Dancehall Star Jahmiel’s Go-To Quarantine Dishes

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,...
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...
Haitian Entrepreneur Kevin Celisca

Haitian Entrepreneur Kevin Celisca Is Changing Education Post COVID-19

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to ravage the United States, the education system has been thrown into a logistical crisis. Navigating social distancing advisories, schools, teachers and...
Caribbean women entrepreneurs Bazodee

Meet the Caribbean Women Entrepreneurs Behind Bazodee Sauces

These Caribbean women entrepreneurs have found a recipe for success with their brand Bazodee, a line of flavorful sauces inspired by their Trinidadian and Venezuelan roots. Now...
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...
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Verandah Talk – with Xavier Murphy of Jamaicans.com and Ian Hamilton of SFLCN.com

Bosses from the popular websites Jamaicans.com and South Florida Caribbean News talk about their roles as the voices of the Caribbean community. Island Origins publisher...

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