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Haiti | Founder at Chef Creole Seasoned Kitchen “It’s our responsibility as businessmen that, as much was given, we also...
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‘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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The daughter of Haitian immigrants, Claudine Gay received her bachelor’s degree in 1992 from Stanford, where she majored in economics and was awarded the Anna...

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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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...

The Powerful Legacy and Lessons of Colin Powell’s Life

In his 1995 autobiography, “My American Journey,” Colin Powell recalls a near-death experience in Jamaica during his visit there three years earlier while representing the...

Island SPACE To Honor Everyday Exceptional Women at “HERS” Event

Plantation, Florida (June 29, 2023): Paying homage to a group that represents half the population yet is still considered a disadvantaged and underserved community, Mother's...

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What does our future look like? Photo: Jimmy October For SEORA, Shot By Olajùwon Scott. We've all tried...

FFTP and Republic of China (Taiwan) Join Forces to Provide Lifesaving Rice to Haiti

COCONUT CREEK, Fla. (Jan. 29, 2024) – Food For The Poor (FFTP) and the Republic of China (Taiwan) are once again demonstrating their longstanding commitment to provide...
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Writer: Ghenete Wright Muir | Photography: David I. Muir Ghenete Wright Muir is possibly South Florida’s most outspoken gay, Jamaican woman. As evidenced by her signature crew cut,...

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