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Press Releases: January 2007

Dangerous Drivers Targeted
RCIPS warns drivers to obey traffic signs placed on the recently upgraded North Sound Road. 30th January 2007, 4:34pm
NALC at Chamber Luncheon
Minister for Health the Hon. Anthony Eden will speak on social development perspectives in the context of the National Assessment of Living Conditions. 30th January 2007, 3:41pm
Mulch! Free!
Saturday at the GT Cricket Field. Bring heavy duty garbage bags and shovels. 30th January 2007, 3:33pm
Registry Tightens Security
Starting in February, General Registry will issue certain certificates using security features, mainly secure paper, in order to mitigate fraud. 29th January 2007, 12:12pm
Teachers Go "Wild"
Teachers, in conjunction with the National Trust and the Education Department, will use their in-service day as an environmental awareness experience. 29th January 2007, 11:15am
Educators' Conference
Schools will close on 29 and 30 January, as principals and other senior education officials meet to review progress and continue planning. 29th January 2007, 10:45am
Domestic Violence Intervention
The Women's Resource Centre is revitalizing a free training programme for police officers, social workers, and other professionals who work with persons involved in domestic violence. 26th January 2007, 3:51pm
Red Mangrove Restoration
More than 800 reef ball units containing thousands of mangrove seedlings have been planted. 26th January 2007, 3:38pm
Getting Ready for Disney
Fire Services' Sports and Community Project Club raised money to sponsor a Lighthouse School student on the school's April trip to Disney World. 26th January 2007, 3:29pm
Sports at Government House
The event will showcase the wealth of sporting activities available to Cayman's youth and adults. 26th January 2007, 3:07pm
Nine Cubans Land
They departed Cayman Brac shortly after without assistance but later returned. 26th January 2007, 2:25pm
DEH Adds Staff
The accounting, promotions and environmental health sections of the DEH recently got a boost with the addition of Miss Krista Watson, Mrs Tania Johnson and Mr Thomas Augustine respectively. 25th January 2007, 5:43pm
NAT Welcomes Feedback
The National Assessment of Living Conditions is now in its next phase, in which members of the public had an opportunity to give their opinions of the study and how to possibly improve it. 25th January 2007, 10:33am
DC Visits Little Cayman
District Commissioner Ernie Scott made his first official visit to the Sister Island, where he met with government representatives, as well as residents. 25th January 2007, 10:17am
Great Design Challenge
North Side Primary School is hosting an event for its students that combines social and academic skills, on Thursday, 25 January. 24th January 2007, 3:13pm
Chevening Scholarship
The application deadline has been extended to Friday, 26 January 2007 for all Caymanians interested in post-graduate studies in the UK. 24th January 2007, 3:02pm
Learning From "Hammerhead"
Young officers and emergency first responders learn from simulated emergency exercise 23rd January 2007, 4:35pm
Cubans Repatriated
Twenty one migrants were sent back to Cuba, without incident. 19th January 2007, 9:03am
Government Overview 2007
"We understand that securing the economic future of the Cayman Islands requires addressing our social and economic infrastructure needs in a sustainable way." 18th January 2007, 2:29pm
Lease Renewal
Telecom providers and ministry officials renew lease agreements. 18th January 2007, 1:13pm
CARICOM Special Visa
Will you need a special visa to enter the CARICOM single domestic space during 1 February to 15 May 2007? 17th January 2007, 4:49pm
PSC Holds its Last Meeting
The Public Service Commission was in service for more than 35 years. 17th January 2007, 4:47pm
Hazard Mgt Agency Formed
A one-stop agency for mitigating against and lessening the impact of any possible national emergency is established,dealing with hazards such as hurricanes, oil spills and massive explosions, among others. 17th January 2007, 4:33pm
Building Renamed
The building located at 580 North Sound Road has been renamed the Cayman Islands Environmental Centre following MRCU's move to Red Gate Road. 17th January 2007, 2:40pm
Children Enjoy Tradition
During a National Trust guided expedition twenty-four girls and boys photographed Cayman's traditional homes. 16th January 2007, 5:24pm
Red Bay Primary Events
The School reminds parents of important events planned for the month of January 16th January 2007, 5:13pm
Disaster Simulation Planned
his Friday, 19 January a simulated emergency situation will be staged to help Cayman identify areas of improvement in all of its preparedness plans 16th January 2007, 4:59pm
Folksy Bracker of Old
Being born to a seafaring family on Cayman Brac, he stuck to tradition and took his first job on the ole briny as a teenager, traveling the length and breath of the Earth then settled down with a family of his own to mark his place in society through boat building and construction of landmark structures.  15th January 2007, 11:27am
Pick-up Children Early
In the interest of their safety, parents must now collect their children from the Red Bay Primary School compound by 4:40 p.m. latest. 12th January 2007, 4:09pm
Advice for Parents and Teens
Would you know whether or not your child was being defiled? The Family Support Unit provides tips to help you protect your children. 12th January 2007, 3:02pm
Recognising the TLC Teacher
Long before this official recognition came her way for teaching and practising the tender loving art of nursing, she was rejoicing in the fact that her students were excelling and receiving awards, now it is time to honour the teacher. 12th January 2007, 10:21am
MCW&I Appointments
The Ministry of Communications, Works and Infrastructure recently appointed two young Caymanians to assistant and deputy chief officer positions. 11th January 2007, 5:07pm
CIMDS Advertising Reminder
Health and dental practitioners are reminded that they are to advertise their practices in accordance with the guidelines for advertising set out by the Cayman Islands Medical and Dental Council 11th January 2007, 5:02pm
New Driver's Test Materials
Potential candidates preparing for the revised version of the driver's licensing exam are advised to use specific study materials 11th January 2007, 4:09pm
Deadline for Key Employee Apps
The Immigration Department is reminding all employers that they have until 15 January to submit applications for key employee status. 11th January 2007, 4:03pm
Visa Fees Decrease
The Immigration Department is working with UK Visas to streamline the process of visa applications, to make it more efficient for those applying for Cayman Islands visas. 11th January 2007, 3:57pm
DEH Reminders
The Department of Environmental Health reminds residents that they too can help to maintain the publicís general health. 11th January 2007, 12:40pm
His Future Lay in These Isles
A chance encounter with Cayman through a building contract some 50 years ago resulted in him being tied to the Islands forever through his wife, Joan, and three children along with various community service over the half century. 11th January 2007, 12:16pm
Community in his Heart
He had arrived in Cayman for a six months visit, but fell in love with the Islands, withstood the mosquitoes of those days, and 23 years later he is being recognised for his community service and entrepreneurship. 9th January 2007, 10:55am
Preventing Domestic Violence
The RCIPS is working to ensure that all victims know what to do in such cases, and how to possibly avoid confrontation. 9th January 2007, 10:15am
A Doctor for the People
A tireless career in health services with much outstanding work ranging from the prevention of disease outbreaks to overseeing provision of district health clinics has resulted in an award of recognition. 8th January 2007, 10:38am
More Keepers of the Peace
An arm of Cayman's law enforcers gets added authority to detect and reduce crime. 5th January 2007, 5:04pm
New Learning Formula
Two major companies have donated a large sum of money towards educating our youth. 5th January 2007, 4:03pm
Round the Clock Policing
Residents in the eastern districts now have police presence day and night. 5th January 2007, 3:56pm
New Bookkeeping Law
Legislation dedicated to overlooking work of those who keep books in force. 5th January 2007, 2:55pm
Emergency Overseas Care
Effective immediately, CINICO's overseas medical care must be pre-authorised in order to receive medical coverage. 5th January 2007, 11:34am
Title Modified
There is now a slight alternation in the name of the Seventh-day Adventists organisation. 5th January 2007, 11:26am
Number of Incidents Decrease
The RCIPS is pleased to report that this year saw a fairly quiet festive season which passed off relatively peacefully. 5th January 2007, 11:05am
A Custodian for the Isles
A man of culture who frowns on what he sees as the over-use of modern building materials, Boosie has been for over 40 years putting is ideals into action by restoring traditional homes and bringing back the Caymanian way of life. 5th January 2007, 10:35am
Chief Justice's Report
Remarks on the 2007 opening of the Grand Court. 5th January 2007, 10:04am
Acting MD for Roads Authority
While Mr. Colford Scott is on leave of absence, Mr. Edward Howard will be acting managing director. 5th January 2007, 9:51am
A Versatile Civil Servant
She holds the distinction of having worked in three branches of government, and of doing so with great diligence. For that and much more this servant of the people has been recognized. 4th January 2007, 11:38am
Building Government Offices Soon
The effort to constructing new public administration quarters leaps forward. 3rd January 2007, 4:55pm
Grand Court Opening
Formal ceremony marks opening of courts for 2007. 3rd January 2007, 2:29pm
MBE for Tireless Caregiver
For more than 40 years Effie Johnson volunteered her services in the interest of others, and those actions did not go unnoticed. 3rd January 2007, 9:18am
Go East BT Committee
Leadership, direction and education are what the committee says they want to provide for their people. 2nd January 2007, 3:11pm
Businesses Will Benefit
The North Side Go East District Committee says ten existing businesses in that district will experience growth from Go East Tourism. 2nd January 2007, 2:45pm
Go East Survey for EE
East End residents now have two opportunities to give their written feedback to government on future development in their district. 2nd January 2007, 2:10pm
OBE Recipient Extraordinaire
Since arriving on these shores in 1966, he has consistently contributed to the development of the Cayman Islands through business ventures and service to the community. 2nd January 2007, 9:57am