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Press Releases: September 2006

Christmas at the Mission House
The National Trust celebrates the December re-opening of this Bodden Town landmark by featuring it on a card. 12th October 2006, 2:21pm
Electricity Law: Seeking Input
Have your say on how the legislation and regulations should be amended. 29th September 2006, 3:14pm
Taste of Cayman 2006
Proceeds from CITA's annual event benefit the Lighthouse School, the Pines Retirement Home, the Sunrise Training Center, and other local charities. 29th September 2006, 2:45pm
Heroes Honoured
On July 6, 2006 a heroic sea rescue took place here in the Cayman Islands. The heroes involved were honoured for their bravery by HE Governor Stuart Jack and the Commissioner of Police Mr Stuart Kernohan. 28th September 2006, 5:21pm
Slow Down!
A number of warnings have been issued to drivers who were speeding on the Esterley Tibbetts Highway. 28th September 2006, 4:17pm
Job Opportunities
Are you interested in seeking employment at the University of the West Indies in Trinidad? 28th September 2006, 9:43am
Plane Lands without Incident
American Airlines flight 561 from Miami landed in Grand Cayman without incident. In accordance with procedure, emergency personnel were on standby. 28th September 2006, 9:27am
Skip the Nachos
An alert has been issued that nacho flavoured tortilla chips may cause allergic reactions. 27th September 2006, 6:48pm
Crime Prevention Recommendations
A study suggests that a holistic approach to tackle crime in the Cayman Islands is the most beneficial strategy. 27th September 2006, 6:26pm
New RCIPS Recruits
The Royal Cayman Islands Police has taken on a new group of trainees for the second time this year.  27th September 2006, 5:56pm
Highway Opens
The Minister has annouced the soft opening of the Esterley Tibbetts, which will help relieve West Bay traffic congestion. 27th September 2006, 3:03pm
Port Authority Auction
There are many items available in the auction of abandoned goods, which will take place on 28 October. 27th September 2006, 9:29am
Stalking Survey
The Women's Resource Centre, Crisis Centre, RCIP Family Support Unit and Department of Counselling Services encourage you to participate. 26th September 2006, 11:21am
'Spotlight' on Important Programmes
On this week's show: Family Day; keeping the Sister Islands free from a devastating pest; the renaissance of Cayman's libraries; and the role of a certain commission in assuring quality health care. 22nd September 2006, 4:25pm
Benefits of Family Dinners
Children get better grades, have better eating habits, are less likely to try drugs and more! 22nd September 2006, 3:39pm
Keeping Mosquitoes at Bay
The Cayman Islands Mosquito Research and Control Unit has mounted an ongoing campaign to reduce the population of the pesky Aedes aegypti mosquito. 22nd September 2006, 9:13am
Celebrate Family Day
Enjoy each other's company by sharing a meal together. 20th September 2006, 3:49pm
Cayman Delegation Overseas
The Speaker and two MLAs are representing Cayman at a global conference in Africa. 20th September 2006, 3:26pm
Corrections Commissioner
Dr Rattray offers a broader look at facilities, services and inmate training. 20th September 2006, 10:32am
Throw Out the Spinach
Public Health advises the public to not eat fresh bagged spinach because of an E. coli outbreak in the US that has been traced to the product. 19th September 2006, 10:21am
Divi a Priority
The Leader of Government Business told former employees that the Employment Relations Department had committed increased resources to handle their plight. 18th September 2006, 12:12pm
License Security Firms
A bill proposing a licensing regime for security firms and security guards is out for public consultation. 18th September 2006, 10:57am
Criminality Study Tabled
Most inmates are repeat offenders; Caymanís re-imprisonment rate is 73.3% and many begin their criminal careers at a very young age. 18th September 2006, 10:46am
Watch "Spotlight" Tonight
This week meet the first comissioner of corrections, learn about standards at the HSA's medical lab and visit MRCU. 18th September 2006, 9:21am
Monitor Children On-line
The online world can often seem very different from the real world for young people. They can be tempted to say and do things they wouldn't dream of if they met someone in person. 15th September 2006, 11:29am
Permanent Residency Regs
Named the Immigration (Amendment)(No. 3) Regulations, 2006, it establishes 100 points as the minimum qualifying number for a permanent residency applicant, with the maximum being 205 points.  15th September 2006, 11:03am
Immigration Changes Tabled
The Leader of Government Business, the Hon. Kurt Tibbetts recently presented proposed changes to the immigration law aimed at protecting Caymanians and providing certainty for work-permit holders. 15th September 2006, 10:49am
Minister on Divi Closure
Staff welfare of the closed Brac resort is Government's top priority and the Tourism Minister corrects misinformation provided by Divi Resorts. 14th September 2006, 1:42pm
LOGB to Meet Divi Employees
Management and staff of the recently closed Divi Tiara Beach Resort are invited to meet with government officials. 14th September 2006, 1:35pm
Draft Immigration Bill
Tabled in the LA by the Leader of Government Business, the draft immigration bill is now available for public input. Persons can submit written comments by post, by email or via the web-page. 13th September 2006, 4:54pm
Triple C Inspection
The inspection took place from 8-11 May 2006 and involved a team of nine inspectors. 13th September 2006, 4:44pm
Fairbanks Success
The hairdressing certification programme for female inmates has been very successful, with the women enthusiastic to learn more. 13th September 2006, 4:27pm
Road Closure
The RCIPS warns motorists that the Lawrence Boulevard Road will be closed this coming Saturday. 12th September 2006, 2:26pm
Spotlight This Week
Produced by Government Information Services (GIS), the weekly programme highlights the services and solutions available from government, about issues that concern and affect you. 12th September 2006, 2:20pm
Investing In Their Own
The RCIPS believes that effectively managing their staff is essential and recently offered specialist training and development opportunities for 16 of its officers. 12th September 2006, 9:59am
Inflation Increases Marginally
For one month each quarter the Economics and Statistics Office (ESO) collects price information across Grand Cayman on more than 500 items, bought by consumers in more than 100 shops and other outlets. 12th September 2006, 9:23am
Brac Patrols
The RCIPS' Back to School Patrols will monitor traffic and check seatbelt use 8th September 2006, 12:21pm
Unmarked Police Cars
The RCIPS is committed to tackling the causes of traffic accidents and believes the two un-marked police vehicles will help this effort 8th September 2006, 12:00pm
Children's Hurricane Book
Free copies of "Hurricane-Proof Kids!" information and activity booklets are now available; the publication covers topics such as storm stages, preparedness kits, and evacuation plans. 8th September 2006, 11:42am
Off to Miss World
Miss Cayman 2006 Ambuyah Ebanks will spend a month touring Poland and preparing for the 30 September pageant 5th September 2006, 5:05pm
What's Your Emergency
Summoning and dispatching emergency services requires much time and effort. RCIPS and Fire Services officials stress the importance of genuine calls to 911. 5th September 2006, 4:13pm
Closer Look at Government
A new television programme providing an inside look at how our government operates will air at 6:30 p.m. on Cayman27 today - Monday, 4 September. 4th September 2006, 9:03am
Streetskill Family Impact
Putting the Brakes on Bad Driving - for September StreetSkill's focus is the traumatic effect collisions can have on families and communities. 1st September 2006, 10:45am