Tarrus Riley, Dean Fraser

Tarrus Riley, Dean Fraser and Jo Mersa Marley in Pembroke Pines… Yes Please!

The Charles F. Dodge City Center Pembroke Pines has announced legendary reggae stars Tarrus Riley aka Singy Singy, Dean Fraser and the Blak Soil Band, and special...
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Five Facts you need to know about the Reggae Girlz

Jamaica's senior soccer team The Reggae Girlz became the island's (and the internet's) darlings when they made history qualifying for FIFA Women's World Cup 2019. In a...
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Andrew Gillum’s Personal Message to the Caribbean Community

Calibe Thompson, publisher of Island Origins Magazine had a chance to sit and have a robust conversation with Democratic Florida gubernatorial nominee (candidate at the time), Andrew...
Caribbean Voter's Guide - New York, Florida, Texas, Georgia

Yes, My Caribbean Vote Counts! (And So Should Yours)

You'd be hard pressed to find anyone to disagree with the idea that the 2016 election truly was the most consequential election in our lifetimes. All us...
Yellow Cab of Broward Taste the Islands

Yellow Cab of Broward is Giving Those Other Ride Shares a Run for Their...

Yellow Cab of Broward is giving Uber and Lyft a run for their money, offering approximately twice the rate per hour that their competitors offer to their...
Caribbean Voter's Guide - New York, Florida, Texas, Georgia

BROWARD BALLOT RECOMMENDATIONS for Caribbean American Voters – 2018 Midterms

I requested a list of Broward ballot recommendations from my friend Marlon Hill. He's always in the thick of election activities, and spends much more time researching...

Double Earthquake hits Haiti

The people of Haiti are still reeling following this weekend's double earthquake. A magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck northern Haiti on Saturday night. Then a major aftershock measuring 5.2...

Two New Biopics prod the complex lives of iconic Caribbean men

Embalmed in the past, important figures of Caribbean history can feel distant, their flesh-and-blood experiences trapped in dusty papers and faded photographs. Thanks to the Caribbean's blossoming...
CalibeThompson-The Perfect Fit | Photo by David I Muir

FINAL THOUGHT: THE PERFECT FIT

I don’t get out much, so looking fabulous is only a concern once or twice a month in my world. Due to my obsession with work, I’ve...
tennis star Naomi Osaka

Five things to know about Japanese-Haitian tennis star Naomi Osaka

Tennis Star Naomi Osaka Since her spectacular Grand Slam against the legendary Serena Williams at this weekend’s U.S. Open, tennis star Naomi Osaka has become our latest sports...

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