Archive for July, 2016

Breastfeeding Week stresses sustainability

Breastfeeding Week stresses sustainability

| 29/07/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): This year’s World Breastfeeding Week focuses on how nursing mothers can play a part in achieving the United Nations 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) which are a blueprint for global commitment and action towards equitable development. The annual celebration, which takes place 1-7 August 2016, will serve as the foundation to raise awareness of […]

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Family appeals for help with medical bills

Family appeals for help with medical bills

| 29/07/2016 | 3 Comments

(CNS): A young man, awaiting lifesaving heart and lung transplants, is appealing to the public for contributions toward accrued medical bills and future costs. Brian Rigby, 37, who lives in East End with his wife, Sonya Scott-Rigby, and their six-month-old son, Nathaniel, has been dealing with serious medical issues and mounting costs since 2011, when […]

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Government celebrates summer interns

Government celebrates summer interns

| 29/07/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A group of civil-service interns was recently recognised for contributions this summer, at a ceremony attended by Acting Governor Franz Manderson, ministers, chief officers, department heads and human resource managers. Out of the more than 116 interns hired this year, departments with the highest numbers included the Department of Immigration with 17, Public Works […]

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Naturalisation and same-sex marriage

Naturalisation and same-sex marriage

| 28/07/2016 | 3 Comments

Can you be naturalised through marriage to a Caymanian in a same-sex partnership? Auntie’s answer: There is nothing in the law that covers same-sex marriage in the Cayman Islands so the answer would have to be no. Same-sex unions are not legally sanctioned or recognised for purposes such as pension or inheritance. Since you posted […]

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CCMI joins world environmental body

CCMI joins world environmental body

| 28/07/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI) has been admitted as a member of the World Commission on Protected Areas (WCPA), a subdivision of a larger environmental network – the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). With more than 2,500 members and spanning 140 countries, WCPA provides strategic advice, working with governments and other […]

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