Archive for July 28th, 2016

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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Young At Arts performers ready to take the stage

Young At Arts performers ready to take the stage

| 28/07/2016 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Seven aspiring actors, dancers and musicians, who have participated this summer in the Young At Arts programme hosted by the Cayman National Cultural Foundation (CNCF), will be taking the stage 5-7 August in the production of Isabel. The eight-week programme, for participants aged 12-19, trains young people in the practical disciplines of performing arts.

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Obtaining Caymanian status through marriage

Obtaining Caymanian status through marriage

| 28/07/2016 | 3 Comments

When a non-Caymanian is conferred status by virtue of marriage to a Caymanian and subsequently divorces their Caymanian spouse, can they confer their status to another non-Caymanian through marriage? Auntie’s answer: The advice on this question from an immigration official is first to check with the Caymanian Status and Permanent Residency Board to confirm that after […]

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We have created a new system to help us address questions we receive from the public for the press briefings. We are getting hundreds every day and it’s impossible to read and deal with them while the PB is in process as there are a lot of moving parts to being able to do the Zoom meeting, take notes and respond to their info in real time.

So we are asking people to send their questions each day BEFORE NOON to: covid-questions@caymannewsservice.com

This will give us a chance to read, sort and consolidate the questions so that we get to the issues that people are most concerned about.

Thanks for your help. In the meantime the ones you have sent will be sorted and collated.