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Press Releases: August 2004

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Minister Tours Departments
The Hon. Juliana O'Connor-Connolly initiated the visits to gain an overview of the concerns of each department and get feedback on support the ministry provides.  Published 31st August, 12:00am
Time to License Fish Traps
Any fish pot without a tag found in Cayman waters after October 2004 will be removed. Published 31st August, 12:00am
More Work on Hirst Road
Phase Two will include a centre-turning lane for motorists accessing Savannah Primary.  Published 31st August, 12:00am
New CIDB Chairman
Eddinton Powell served on the board as deputy chairman. Published 31st August, 12:00am
TVET Opens Doors in Graphic Design
The demand for graphic designers has increased and students need to be informed about the career possibilities this technical area holds. Published 31st August, 12:00am
New Shelter Wardens
Hurricane Charley probably encouraged 20 new volunteers to sign up for training. Published 30th August, 12:00am
911 Hero
Kameron McLean's baby brother needed an ambulance.  Published 30th August, 12:00am
Teachers Prepare at Prospect Primary
They completed three days of technology training.  Published 27th August, 12:00am
New Model for School Inspection Reports
Having refined the instrument, education will now focus on the quality of the support provided to help schools improve.  Published 27th August, 12:00am
CBHS Pleased with Inspection Report
"We have worked hard to make sure the school provides opportunities for world-class education for our students." Published 27th August, 12:00am
Savannah Primary Rises to Challenge
The school has progressed in developing strategies to improve areas identified as weaknesses during its recent inspection. Published 27th August, 12:00am
Chief Ministers' Statement
Leaders of the British Caribbean Overseas Territories will speak in London with one voice and continue to work together.  Published 26th August, 12:00am
Diabetes Meeting for September
How common is diabetes in the Caribbean? A local doctor will present findings from a study on the disease's regional prevalence.  Published 26th August, 12:00am
Prospect Primary Ready
12 classrooms, a learning resource centre, music and art room, a canteen/assembly hall and a learning lab with the latest technology. Published 26th August, 12:00am
Expanded Ag Trade for Cayman and Jamaica
The Agriculture Department recommends importing cho-cho, edible herbs, ginger, cut flowers, orchid and anthurium blooms, citrus nursery stock, packaged seeds and more. Published 26th August, 12:00am
Olympic Athletes on New Stamps
Heather, Andrew and Shane swimming; Kareem jumping; Cydonie running. Published 26th August, 12:00am
Orientation for Teachers
The Education Department will host an orientation session for all new teachers. Published 24th August, 12:00am
TVET Opens Doors in Construction
TVET gives students lifelong skills such as basic plumbing, electrical wiring and dry walling. Published 23rd August, 12:00am
Exciting Training for Teachers and Parents
Renowned education specialist Mr. Trevor Hawes, OBE, will conduct workshops. Published 23rd August, 12:00am
The Caymanian Swimming Legacy
Outstanding skills at sea has been synonymous with the name Caymanian for decades. Published 23rd August, 12:00am
FCO Error Creates Election Technicality
The error results in the potential for any British citizen (who is qualified in all other respects) to be nominated. Published 23rd August, 12:00am
Statement by Leader of Government Business
"I deeply regret the error that has been caused by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in creating a situation that we cannot correct before the November elections."  Published 23rd August, 12:00am
TVET Opens Doors in the Automotive Industry
Employment Relations highlights career opportunities in this technical field. Published 21st August, 12:00am
So, What's the Big Deal About Caymanians in Athens?
Most have heard of Kareem and Cydonie. And the others - anybody can swim, right?  Published 21st August, 12:00am
Education Department Announces School Dates
Dates for the new September term. Published 20th August, 12:00am
Acting Governor Opens Chief Ministers' Meeting
Cayman hosts this leaders' meeting for the first time. Published 20th August, 12:00am
Speech by Acting Governor Mr James Ryan
At the opening of the Chief Ministers' Conference, 19 August. Published 20th August, 12:00am
No More Salvaging from Vehicles at Landfill
No unauthorized persons will be allowed entry to the Grand Cayman landfill.  Published 19th August, 12:00am
Cayman Cadets Excel at Caribbean Cadet Camp
The cadets brought home a silver medal for their shooting skills. Published 18th August, 12:00am
The History of Swimming in the Cayman Islands
The development of the sport depended on people with knowledge and enthusiasm. Published 18th August, 12:00am
'Fantastic Five' off to Athens
Five outstanding athletes from Cayman compete against the best in the world. Published 18th August, 12:00am
Gazette On-line
The official newsletter of the Cayman Islands Government is now available on  Published 18th August, 12:00am
Deadline Extended for Input on New Education and Training Bill
Receipt of public comment on the drafting instructions extended to 30 August 2004. Published 18th August, 12:00am
Acting Governor Issues Proclamation
Constitutional amendment order approved by Privy Council.  Published 17th August, 12:00am
Fifteen Years Flying Mosquito Planes
Chief Pilot Richard Clough celebrates with the Mosquito Research and Control Unit (MRCU).  Published 13th August, 12:00am
Queen's Birthday Video
You can purchase a video of the 12 June 2004 event. Published 12th August, 12:00am
Walker to Head Prospect Primary
"The school will soon be a force to be reckoned with in academics, sports and the fine arts," said Principal Michael Walker. Published 10th August, 12:00am
Ships to Visit
R&R for the crews of the 'Resolute' and the 'John Hall'. Published 9th August, 12:00am
Summer School a Success
Summer school improves the way children approach learning, enriches their experiences, and accelerates the learning process.  Published 6th August, 12:00am
Tech Students Heading for the US
To promote technical studies, the Education Council awarded more scholarships.  Published 6th August, 12:00am
Cayman Students Graduate in the UK
A group travelled to the University of Portsmouth to receive their masters' degrees. Published 5th August, 12:00am
Allegations in Washington Post
Senior government officials investigated allegations made by a Cuban migrant. Published 4th August, 12:00am
Duke of Edinburgh Awards
Three young ladies made their mark receiving gold awards.  Published 3rd August, 12:00am
TVET Delegation Visits Cayman
Government and business received an overview of Caribbean TVET projects. Published 2nd August, 12:00am