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The Anatomy of Miami Carnival 2021

The city of Miami is home to a large population of Caribbean American residents. Representing this group, one of the most anticipated events in the...

What You Need to Know About Spice and Her New Dancehall Album

A synth plays over a medium tempo beat that pop music fans may recognize from Ne-Yo’s “Miss Independent.” But dancehall fans know better. An autotuned...

Meet The Godmother of Reggae, Patricia “Miss Pat” Chin of VP Records

Standing at around 4 feet 11 inches, 84-year-old Patricia Chin at first presents as an unassuming figure. In reality, she is one of the giants...
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From the Island of St. Vincent to the Head of Civil Rights at Facebook

The power of social media is undeniable. We saw it used as a political tool during the 2008 election, where Obama successfully catalyzed an audience...
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Island Origins Magazine Best of 2021

Nominate your favorite restaurant, community leader, teacher, health care provider, entrepreneur and more for Island Origins Magazine's Best of 2021 List.
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Top Caribbean Competitors in the Tokyo 2021 Olympics

For athletes around the world, going to the Olympics marks the greatest moment of a lifetime. It’s the event hopefuls plan their whole lives...