Jazz-Chisholm-Island Origins

Bahamian Baseball Star Jazz Chisholm brings Magic to the Miami Marlins

Even as a toddler, Jasrado “Jazz” Chisholm seemed destined for baseball greatness—a fate his grandmother made every effort to ensure would be within his reach. While other...
Briana Williams Island Origins

Briana Williams is Jamaica’s Next Track Sprinting Superstar

The 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing became a landmark moment in track and field, as fans around the world cheered the record-breaking performances of Jamaican titans...
Caribbean Mental Health

We Need to Do More About Mental Health In The Caribbean Community

More and more Caribbean folk are trying to reframe the conversation, changing the way we treat and talk about mental health, and showing that no one should...

See Our Top 8 Stories: From New Caribbean Art to Rihanna Jamaica-gate

It was a hectic, jam-packed year in all things Caribbean art, culture and news stories. And Island Origins went along for the right for every minute. So...
Caribbean winter vacation

Enjoy Holidays In The Sun At These Dream Caribbean Winter Vacations

From pageants to street parades, add these unique Caribbean winter vacation destinations to your bucket list. Like birds flying to warmer climes in the wintertime, travelers around the...
Holiday Party Makeup ideas

Caribbean Beauty Gurus Share Their Favorite Holiday Party Makeup ideas

Come December, ‘tis the season to be merry and bright with some festive holiday party makeup ideas. Celebrations galore, from office parties to family holiday gatherings offer...
Nathalie and Brian James - Caribbean Power Couple

Caribbean Power Couple: Nathalie & Brian James – Going the Distance

There are many things you can stumble upon while crossing the quads at the University of Miami. For Brian Theophilus James and Nathalie Cadet-James, in each other...
Holiday Decor

Easy Ways To Upgrade Your Holiday Decor Spread This Season

Whether dressing your home or yourself, sometimes less is more. During the budget busting holidays however, more is generally the way to go when it comes to...
Marlon and Carla Hill - Caribbean Power Couple

Caribbean Power Couple: Carla & Marlon Hill – When Opposites Attract

For Caribbean power couple Carla and Marlon Hill, their romance is a tale as old as time, the embodiment of the opposites attract cliché. As students at...
Chantal and Cesar Soto - Caribbean Power Couple

Caribbean Power Couple: Chantal & Cesar Soto – Step by Step

Grand, romantic gestures in the modern world may seem like the stuff of telenovelas, but they are familiar territory for this Miami Caribbean power couple: engineer Cesar...

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