This Caribbean Queer Activist Gives Voice to an Underrepresented Community

If you’ve read Staceyann Chin’s 2009 coming-of-age memoir, “The Other Side of Paradise,” you know that even as a little girl in rural Jamaica, she...
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Broward Health to Donate $250,000 of PPE and Medical Supplies for Haiti Earthquake Relief

Fort Lauderdale, Florida – Broward Health will donate $250,000 worth of PPE and medical supplies to support earthquake relief efforts in Haiti this Thursday, October...
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Miqueal-Symone Williams Has Made the Universe Her Catwalk

There is an effortless, unflappable poise about Miss Universe Jamaica Miqueal-Symone Williams. If you watched the 2021 Miss Universe pageant, held...
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These 4 Organizations are Leading the Charge in Haiti Earthquake Relief

On August 14, 2021, a magnitude 7.2 earthquake struck Haiti, killing more than 2,000, injuring more than 12,000 and destroying thousands of homes across the...
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Bet You Never Heard of Surf Girls Jamaica

As a pioneer for surfing in Jamaica, Imani Wilmot is determined to nurture the island’s next wave of women in her sport.
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Jamaicans.com: Everything You Need to Know About The Real Rock is Right Here

Did you find yourself clicking on a link to learn about why Clarks are the official shoes of Jamaican men? Or binge-watching the Jamaicans to...

Meet The Godmother of Reggae, Patricia “Miss Pat” Chin of VP Records

Standing at around 4 feet 11 inches, 84-year-old Patricia Chin at first presents as an unassuming figure. In reality, she is one of the giants...
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From the Island of St. Vincent to the Head of Civil Rights at Facebook

The power of social media is undeniable. We saw it used as a political tool during the 2008 election, where Obama successfully catalyzed an audience...
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Island Origins Magazine Best of 2021

Nominate your favorite restaurant, community leader, teacher, health care provider, entrepreneur and more for Island Origins Magazine's Best of 2021 List.
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Top Caribbean Competitors in the Tokyo 2021 Olympics

For athletes around the world, going to the Olympics marks the greatest moment of a lifetime. It’s the event hopefuls plan their whole lives...

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