September 21, 2019

Cayman Islands MS Foundation to host International guest speaker at upcoming fundraiser

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The MS Foundation of the Cayman Islands is pleased to announce the date for their 3rd Annual “Pretty on the Outside” fundraiser. The cocktail gala-style event will be held on Saturday 16th March, at the National Gallery, from 6 pm onwards. The MS Foundation of the Cayman Islands was founded by Alyssa Christian in 2016, after being […]

8 Health hazards caused by lack of vitamin D

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By Lynn Allison From Newsmax Our bodies need vitamin D for many health benefits but in the cold winter months it may be hard to get enough of this hormone that’s created when your skin is exposed to sunlight. Without sufficient amounts of vitamin D, you could develop serious heart conditions and weakened bones. Children who […]

The complexities of rape victims’ cases in the Caribbean

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By Derrick Miller From Caribbean News Now A sexual assault alarm: Stuck in traffic on a commuter bus one evening heading home from work, I came across an article published on October 2, 2018, by the Detroit Free Press about two women raped in Jamaica at an exclusive hotel by an employee hired few days […]

Dutch Navy intercepts 400 kilos of cocaine on Caribbean

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By Janene Pieters From NL Times The Dutch navy intercepted over 400 kilograms of cocaine on the Caribbean. The drugs were in packages thrown overboard by a boat sailing under the Venezuelan flag, ANP reports. The crew of naval vessel Zr. MS. Friesland noticed that the boat’s sailing behavior was odd and decided to investigate. When […]

This is how not to handle a complaint about misogynist behaviour

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BY RACHEL THOMPSON From Mashable Heads up, companies: when a woman makes a complaint about the misogynist behaviour of a male employee, take her seriously. Sadly, this isn’t what happened when a woman complained to a UK train company about the dismissive and patronising conduct of one of their train conductors. Instead, her complaint was […]

The Editor Speaks: Multiple sclerosis

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The MS Foundation of the Cayman Islands are inviting all Multiple Sclerosis (MS) patients and their families to meet Dr. Romnesh de Souza on Oct. 18th at 6 p.m. Dr. de Souza is a consultant in the Neurology Department at Health City Cayman Islands. Please see our story published last Tuesday 10 “Multiple sclerosis patients […]

Multiple sclerosis patients in Cayman Islands invited to meet Dr. Romnesh de Souza

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Multiple sclerosis patients and their families are invited by The MS Foundation of the Cayman Islands to meet Dr. Romnesh de Souza and Gene Thompson from Health City Cayman Islands on Oct. 18th at 6 p.m. The deadline to apply to attend the meeting is Friday, Oct. 13th. Dr. de Souza isa consultant in the […]

What you need to know about Margrethe Vestager, the politician going after Apple

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By Rachel Butt From Business Insider Margrethe Vestager is a corporation’s worst nightmare. The antitrust enforcer recently ordered Apple to pay up to 13 billion euros in taxes as part of a broader crackdown on tax avoidance in the eurozone. Past campaigns include Starbucks in the Netherlands and Amazon in Luxembourg. “Europe is open for business, […]

World MS Day for Multiple Sclerosis [Wed 25 May]

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World MS Day is officially marked on the last Wednesday of May every year, though events and campaigns take place throughout the month of May. It brings the global MS community together to share stories, raise awareness and campaign with and for everyone affected by multiple sclerosis. In 2016, the theme for World MS Day […]

What will the ALS Association do with that $100 million?

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By Todd Wasserman From Mashable The $100 million that the ALS Association raised with its viral Ice Bucket Challenge is certainly an impressive figure. But those who suffer from the disease and those who took the challenge may wonder if it’s actually a drop in the bucket. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is one of the world’s […]