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Press Releases: January 2004

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HM Customs Sports and Social Club presented a plaque to Miguel Escalante, thanking him for photographing club activities. Published 2nd February, 12:00am
Education Department Inset Day
In-service training helps teachers upgrade their skills and enhance their professional development.  Published 2nd February, 12:00am
Justice Rowe Dies
The Chief Justice notes with regret the sudden passing of Justice Ira Rowe, member of the Cayman Islands Court of Appeal.  Published 28th January, 12:00am
Classes Begin for Master's Programme
The University of Portsmouth, England, programme equips participants with the knowledge, skills and competencies necessary to become human resource professionals.  Published 28th January, 12:00am
CAA Places Lien on Aircraft
The Authority imposed a statutory lien on an Island Air aircraft for the recovery of unpaid airport dues.  Published 27th January, 12:00am
Work Permit Board Now Operating
The backlog of permit requests should be dealt with by mid-February. Published 27th January, 12:00am
Castro's Photographer to Show Video at National Gallery
Roberto Salas' "Cuba: Pictures from the Revolution" presents a rare insider's view. Published 23rd January, 12:00am
Education Ministry School Visits
The informal visits are an opportunity for the Minister and PS to show their support for students and faculty. Published 23rd January, 12:00am
"Upgrading Your Leadership Skills"
The seminar will cover 'managing' v. 'leading' employees; determining staff skill and motivation levels; and communication skills. Published 23rd January, 12:00am
Governor Opens Special Olympics Seminar
Participants at "Healthy Athletes Train the Trainers" were welcomed by HE and Mrs. Dinwiddy. Published 23rd January, 12:00am
Stamp Duty News
Another extension! Published 21st January, 12:00am
Cayman to Host Regional Special Olympics Workshop
Its purpose: to train health care workers on the specific needs of Special Olympics athletes.  Published 19th January, 12:00am
Members of Two Boards Named
Those appointed to the Work Permit Board and the Cayman Brac and Little Cayman Immigration Board have now been approved by the Governor in Cabinet. Published 16th January, 12:00am
HE the Governor and Mrs. Dinwiddy, the National Gallery and event sponsor Walkers, invite all artists and crafters to participate in what is becoming the Islands' premier arts festival. Published 15th January, 12:00am
Art Flix Presents Frida Kahlo
One of the most influential artists in the mid-20th century, she used self-portraiture to explore and express her feelings.  Published 15th January, 12:00am
Emergency Landing at Owen Roberts
The pilot of a private passenger aircraft reported that the aircraft's landing gear would not retract. Published 15th January, 12:00am
Need Land Cleared?
Don't miss the deadline to have the government bulldozer clear your Bodden Town farm land! Published 14th January, 12:00am
Sammy Visits the Lighthouse School
Students have a unique topic for circle time discussion! Published 14th January, 12:00am
US Meat Ban Limited in Scope
DoA assessed the risk of importing US meat products and then only banned "bone-in" ruminant meat and selected other meat products.  Published 7th January, 12:00am
Keeping an Eye on China's SARS Case
The World Health Organisation believes that the season's first case does NOT constitute grounds for issuing an alert or recommending travel restrictions.  Published 6th January, 12:00am
New Year's Honours
The Queen honours Mr. James M. Ryan, MBE, JP, Mr. Arek Joseph and Mrs. Angela Martins (profiles here); five receive the Certificate and Badge of Honour.  Published 6th January, 12:00am
Five Awarded Cayman's Certificate and Badge of Honour
Profiles of honourees Rachel Ebanks, Mexi-Ann Grant, Abrana Quintero, Trevor Watler, and Lynne Whittaker.  Published 6th January, 12:00am