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Get 2020 Election Ready with Miami-Dade SOE Christina White

Plan Yuh Vote - with Marlon Hill and Calibe Thompson. Guest Christina White, Miami Dade Supervisor of Elections, talks to us about what's going on...
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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...
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Important Election Dates 2020 – Caribbean Voters Guide

Here's a list of important election dates for voters in Florida, Georgia, New York and Texas to register, request vote by mail, and vote in...
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Island Origins Live – Interview with Alex Penelas

Miami-Dade candidate for Mayor, Alex Penelas, held this job before leaving political life 16 years ago. During his last term he was a champion of...
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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...
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Caribbean-Brit Director Steve McQueen Dedicates New Movies To BLM

Director of "12 Years a Slave" Steve McQueen announced he's dedicating two of his upcoming movies to George Floyd and the Black Lives Matter movement. Both films, "Mangrove"...

Caribbean Islands join protests in solidarity for Black Lives Matter

Amidst the ongoing international rallies in response to police brutality and the dealth of George Floyd, Caribbean people all over the world have shown their unshakable solidarity....
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There’s a New Mayor in Town – Dale Holness Makes Broward History

Dale V.C. Holness, a Jamaican-American, was unanimously voted by the Broward County Commission to serve as Mayor today.  Mayor Holness has served for the...
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Diaspora mourns death of Former Jamaican PM Edward Seaga

Condolences continue to pour in from the Diaspora following the death of Jamaica’s fifth Prime Minister, Edward Philip George Seaga, at age 89. The statesman passed away...
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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...

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