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Island Origins Magazine Best of 2021

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Island Origins Magazine Haiti Earthquake Relief Food for the Poor

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...
Medical Supplies for Haiti

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...

Gang Alternative: The Faith-Based Organization Leading Important Community Change

With Gang Alternative's mission of “building character that lasts,” the faith-based organization channels power from its strong community coalitions to support youth and build safer...
Caribbean King of Comedy

Majah Hype and His Majah Issues: Get to Know the Hilarious Caribbean King of...

Majah Hype — or Nigel, for those closest to him — knows he’s a big deal. Before 2020, the social media sensation’s star was on...

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...

Get to Know Marie McKenzie of Carnival Corporation in 17 Questions

Jamaica | Vice President, Global Ports and Caribbean Government Relations for Carnival Cruise Lines "We delight in the beauty of...

Get to Know Miami-Dade Chamber of Commerce President and CEO, Eric Knowles

The Bahamas | President & CEO at Miami-Dade Chamber of Commerce “But for the Grace of God, there go I.”

Sheila Cherfilus-McCormick: An Unstoppable Candidate for Congress

Haiti & the Dominican Republic | Attorney, CEO of Trinity Health Care Services, Inc. and Candidate for Congress in the U.S. House of Representatives 

Dr. Germaine Smith-Baugh Empowering Communities as Urban League (Broward) CEO

U.S. Virgin Islands | President and CEO of the Urban League of Broward County “If you don’t quit, you win.”...

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