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;...
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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...
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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...
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...
Karen Andre Joe Biden

Joe Biden Names Haitian-American Karen Andre As Senior Advisor

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has declared the members of his Florida senior leadership team. Karen Andre, a Haitian-American is among those selected to serve as...
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Jamaican Olympian Progresses to Next Round on America’s Got Talent

Shevon Stoddart Nieto, a 37-year old Jamaican Olympian and singer has made it to the next round of Season 15 of America’s Got Talent. She got thumbs...

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