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Press Releases: July 2005

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Native Sons 'Fahive'
Cayman's Native Sons presents their fifth exhibition and first group show in over three years. Published 29th July, 12:00am
Cydonie Gears Up for Worlds
"This year I am running a more technical race than I did last year." Published 29th July, 12:00am
Basketball Campers Earn Chance for Mexico Tourney
Six participants, aged 13 to 14, will be selected for a Youth Basketball of America (YBOA) tournament this November. Published 29th July, 12:00am
Financial Crime Unit - Fraud Advisory
All current scams are e-mail related. Published 28th July, 12:00am
CMN for Overseas Care
A key component of the company is its commitment to source the best quality medical care available. Published 28th July, 12:00am
New Appointments Strengthen the Civil Service
A number of key changes within the Portfolio of Internal and External Affairs and the Portfolio of the Civil Service were announced. Published 28th July, 12:00am
Fishing Licence Required for Work Permit Holders
Breaching this requirement is liable for prosecution with the maximum penalty CI$500,000.00 or 1 year in prison. Published 27th July, 12:00am
Job Programme Prepares for Working World
The Department of Employment Relations' Pre-release Programme teaches inmates the skills required to successfully re-enter society. Published 27th July, 12:00am
Disaster Management Experts To Visit Cayman
Residents, government agencies and businesses will have the chance to share in their knowledge on disaster preparedness. Published 27th July, 12:00am
Cricket Camp a Hit
Despite some rainy days, the youngsters realised their dreams of chalking up the runs, some hitting sixes all the way. Published 26th July, 12:00am
New Governor Announced
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office has announced the appointment of Mr. Stuart Jack, CVO, as Governor of the Cayman Islands. Published 25th July, 12:00am
CUC Hurricane Cost Recovery Scheme
A joint statement by Government and CUC. Published 25th July, 12:00am
A New Way of Teaching
Let's face it - summer school can be a real drag. That is, if you're cooped up in a classroom all day... Published 25th July, 12:00am
Breastfeeding Week Celebrated 1 - 7 August
This year will focus on the importance of continuing breastfeeding after babies reach six months of age.  Published 22nd July, 12:00am
National Trust Visiting Scientist Programme Presents
Resilience: A Challenge for Cayman Society and Government by Dr. Ian Davis. Published 22nd July, 12:00am
Caterpillar Population Explodes
It might seem like a menace to gardeners, but birds are having a bumper year with lots to eat and feed their young. Published 22nd July, 12:00am
Governor on Leave
Chief Secretary Mr. George A. McCarthy, OBE, JP, will be Acting Governor. Published 22nd July, 12:00am
Garbage Fees Due!
Business or liquor licenses can be affected if garbage fees aren't paid.  Published 21st July, 12:00am
CIFSA's First Report of Activities
The organisation's goal is to 'communicate the quality and integrity of the Cayman's financial services industry'. Published 21st July, 12:00am
Community Policing & the Little Angels
Pre-schoolers learn about wearing seatbelts and dialling 9-1-1. Published 21st July, 12:00am
Preparation: the Critical Survival Key
The hurricane season's early start is reinforcing the message that advance preparation and heeding official warnings do assist in saving lives.  Published 20th July, 12:00am
Summer Sports Camps
Basketball, cricket, football, netball, swimming and track -- and they're free. Published 20th July, 12:00am
Domestic Insurance Industry Report Released
CIMA will consult with the insurance industry and identify areas where legislation needs to be amended or introduced. The report is posted on CIMA's website.  Published 20th July, 12:00am
Civil Servants Football League
It starts this Saturday with 10 teams (up from 7) in a 23-game schedule to be played over 8 weeks.  Published 20th July, 12:00am
HSA Appoints New Medical Director
With his experience, credentials and global connections Dr. Tamer Tadros will help make Cayman a regional medical centre of excellence.  Published 19th July, 12:00am
National Gallery Lunchtime Lectures
Are you craving a little bit of culture? Published 16th July, 12:00am
Police to Meet With Community
See dates of planned community meetings on all three islands. Published 14th July, 12:00am
Coaching for Success
The programme recently completed a three-day training workshop designed to help students focus on their future hopes and goals. Published 13th July, 12:00am
Cayman Athletes Make Their Presence Felt
Cayman athletes are mining medals in nearly every corner of the globe.  Published 13th July, 12:00am
Police Visit Little Trotters
The pre-schoolers met Ben, K-9 member of the Drug Task Force. Published 13th July, 12:00am
Basketballers Hit The Jackpot
The Cayman Islands Basketball Association hit the mother lode in Gibraltar when the women took gold and men secured silver.  Published 13th July, 12:00am
Shooters: Some Chose to Stay
While Cayman residents were bracing for Hurricane Dennis, Cayman shooters had to decide whether to go to the Islands Games or not.  Published 13th July, 12:00am
Summer School Transport
See the school bus schedule for children attending the Red Bay or Prospect School Centres. Published 11th July, 12:00am
Financial Crime Unit Sends out Retraction
'Vacation Direct USA' was contracted to advertise and market discounted vacation packages in Orlando, Florida and Mexico. Published 11th July, 12:00am
CIAA Off to Major Events
Athletics in Cayman has a very busy month ahead with teams heading to three different events. Published 8th July, 12:00am
Water and Roads for Eastern Districts
Touring East End and North Side top officials discussed the development of infrastructure in the area. Published 8th July, 12:00am
Cayman Delegation to attend 30th Regional Conference of the CPA
The survival of small island states in the CSME environment is one of the topics to be discussed. Published 7th July, 12:00am
Ministerial and Portfolio Responsibilities Assigned
The changes in Cabinet Ministers' responsibilities will be published as a supplement in the Cayman Gazette. Published 7th July, 12:00am
Permanent Residency Exam Postponed
The test is now re-scheduled for Monday, 18 July. Published 7th July, 12:00am
New Limits for Visiting School Children
Concern over the health and safety of children visiting their foreign worker parents has prompted strict enforcement of entry requirements. Published 7th July, 12:00am
Community Resource Handbook Available On-Line
After two years of compilation the Women's Resource Centre will be distributing copies of the 150-page document.  Published 7th July, 12:00am
The Medal Hunt Is On
Despite the hardship of the past year a four-man shooting squad is heading for the Island Games in search of gold. Published 7th July, 12:00am
Agriculture Hosts a Fruitful Visit
Visiting ministers were updated on the Agricultural Sector Assistance Programme, as well as discussing a host of other issues.  Published 7th July, 12:00am
TVET Students Network
23 awarded scholarships and begin technical/vocational studies in August; 15 going to the New England Institute of Technology.  Published 5th July, 12:00am
More School Visits
The new Minister for Education went to West Bay's John A. Cumber & the North Side and East End primary schools.  Published 5th July, 12:00am
Local Scholarships 2005
The deadline for applications to attend local post-secondary institutions has been extended until Friday, 15 July.  Published 1st July, 12:00am
All Trailer Homes Occupied
As current occupants find permanent accommodations and vacate the trailers, these will be offered to families on the waiting list. Published 1st July, 12:00am
CIIB Proposes Angel Investor Network
The network is an organization of established businesspeople that mentor and provide capital to small local businesses.  Published 1st July, 12:00am
Carjacking
Three masked males carrying handguns and wearing bullet proof vests attempted to get the driver in the trunk of the car.  Published 1st July, 12:00am
Appointments in Legal
Cheryll Richards as Solicitor General and Lindsey Bennett Cacho as Director of the Financial Reporting Authority. Published 1st July, 12:00am
Minister Visits Lighthouse School
Mr. McLaughlin met staff who discussed issues and policies relating to the school and students who showed off their work.  Published 1st July, 12:00am