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Press Releases: January 2003

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Statement by the Leader of Government Business
Government objects to the UK's statement that Brian Gibbs left the country because of a 'potential risk to his personal safety'. Published 31st January, 12:00am
New Positions at JGHS -- Head Boy and Head Girl.
Student leaders Jesse Basdeo and Lauren Ebanks are first to fill the posts. Published 31st January, 12:00am
Family Life Centre Accommodates GT Primary
The arrangement at the Center may be extended for another week, and the damaged school building needs to be replaced.  Published 31st January, 12:00am
Free Mulch Saturday!
"Merry mulch" will be available Saturday, 1 February, from 8:00am to 11:00am at the GT Cricket Field. Published 31st January, 12:00am
"Art Trek" to North Side
On Tuesday, 4 February, learn more about the Zulus of Southern Africa and their beadwork. Published 31st January, 12:00am
CIDA Says Speak Your Mind
Members of the Diabetes Association are invited to voice their opinions about various subjects, including ways to lobby for insurance coverage. Published 31st January, 12:00am
New Grouper Legislation
Nassau grouper cannot be fished from any designated spawning area, effective this year and then every other year.  Published 30th January, 12:00am
Bounty for Law School Library
"Legendary" Queen's Counsel Hubert Picarda has donated more than 1,000 law texts from his personal collection. Published 30th January, 12:00am
New Licensing Director
David Dixon takes the helm at the Department of Vehicle Licensing and Transport.  Published 30th January, 12:00am
Graduated Licensing for Teens under Consideration
Currently the focus of MattSafe discussion, GDL is credited with dramatic decreases in traffic violations and fatalities in countries with these programmes. Published 30th January, 12:00am
Cultural Scholarship Aids Artists
The scholarship is a life changing experience says dancer Susan Barnes, sculptor Terry Ann Arch and graphic designer Martha Connolly.  Published 30th January, 12:00am
Encore Performance by John Gray Players
Their exceptional production of Federico Garcia Lorca's classic "The House of Bernarda Alba" will be used to raise funds for a trip to perform at New York University. Published 29th January, 12:00am
UK Statement on FRU
Brian Gibbs has resigned, and "British Government Ministers have...determined that the UK government authorities concerned acted properly."  Published 29th January, 12:00am
Careers in Culture Featured at "Art@Governors"
For the first time Employment Relations will feature an interactive discovery display "Careers in Culture".  Published 24th January, 12:00am
Posters Urge Parents to Think
Four bus shelter posters encourage parents to be more aware of their children's needs. Published 24th January, 12:00am
DEH Courses Resume
Basic Food Hygiene, Food Safety for Supervisors and Managers, and Health Education for hairdressers, barbers and cosmetologists. Published 24th January, 12:00am
Sheena Glasgow, Acting Postmaster General
"Managing local operations and international partnerships against a background of ever-increasing competition from the private sector is one of the main challenges."  Published 24th January, 12:00am
Seafarers Help Defray Government Health Costs
The funds were given as a token of gratitude for government's providing free medical services to seafarers and their spouses.  Published 24th January, 12:00am
The Concerns of the National Youth Commissioner
In a wide-ranging interview, Ms Jenny Manderson speaks about young people, the opportunities they have and the problems they face. Published 24th January, 12:00am
Arrangements for GT Primary: Years 4 & 5
Classes next week at the Family Life Centre. Published 23rd January, 12:00am
Only One New Holiday
National Heroes Day, by law, will be observed on the fourth Monday in January. Published 23rd January, 12:00am
George Town Primary Update
School tomorrow (Thursday, 23 Jan.) for years one, two, three and six. Years four and five will return on Tuesday. Published 22nd January, 12:00am
Matthew Thompson Memorial Run Saturday
Proceeds go towards CIAA junior development programmes.  Published 22nd January, 12:00am
Ministry Statement on Flooding Due to Record Rainfall
New drains lessened damage; however, the Hon. Linford Pierson says, "I am prepared to seek additional funding as required to make any necessary improvements." Published 21st January, 12:00am
Statements on the Eurobank Trial by the Attorney General
Two statements by the Hon. David Ballantyne; one answering elected members of ExCo, the other correcting a "London Times" report. Published 21st January, 12:00am
The FCO on the Eurobank Trial
Baronness Amos responds, "The British Government has watched with increasing concern the political and press reaction in the Cayman Islands..."  Published 21st January, 12:00am
Rain Closes George Town Primary
Fourteen rooms including the library were badly flooded. Published 21st January, 12:00am
Land Registry Forms on www.gov.ky
See "eForms" in the upper right-hand corner. Published 16th January, 12:00am
Land Sales Climb at Year End
The total sales figure is 56% more than in 2001.  Published 16th January, 12:00am
Garbage Fees Reduced for Cayman Brac
Brackers will pay the same as last year. Published 14th January, 12:00am
Know 9-1-1
What it takes to be a 9-1-1 telecommunciator and what you should know before you dial. Published 13th January, 12:00am
Official Visit to Brac
The Hon. Glibert McLean will meet with interested persons regarding the first Brac Agricultural Show. Published 10th January, 12:00am
National Trust House Gets a Holiday Facelift
PSPB staff co-ordinated community members and also donated their own time to clean, paint and repair the Trust's home. Published 9th January, 12:00am
CPA Invites Public to Attend Meetings
Meetings will be held in all districts to discuss proposed amendments to the Development Plan 1997. Published 9th January, 12:00am
Parentcraft 2003
The schedule is now available in all government and private health facilities. Published 9th January, 12:00am
Basketball Round Up
Try outs for men's and women's national teams going on now! Also new rules for upcoming league play. Published 8th January, 12:00am
Black and White Photo Exhibit
"Form, light, shadow and composition are all strong points of Jennifer's work," says National Gallery Director Leslie Bigelman.  Published 3rd January, 12:00am
"Investors in People"
A series of presentations were recently made on this international standard of good practice in human resource development.  Published 3rd January, 12:00am
Flu Shot Still Available
The vaccine is offered as long as supply lasts. Published 3rd January, 12:00am