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Press Releases: February 2008

Time to Apply
There is strong competition for the limited number of Chevening scholarships that are offered each year. 29th February 2008, 5:29pm
Tower Building for Demolition
A process of reverse construction demolition to be used to dismantle the building. 29th February 2008, 5:04pm
Government Statements from LoGB
At Thursday's briefing, the Hon Kurt Tibbetts updated the press on the Constitutional Modernization Initiative, a visit by representatives of the U.S. Government Accountability Office, and the National Education Conference. 29th February 2008, 1:55pm
Cistern Care
This is a good time to clean your cistern, say DEH officials. 26th February 2008, 6:45pm
Leaders Told 'Think Green'
Regional leader shares environmental protection strategies. 26th February 2008, 6:35pm
Dependants Policy
MLAs were informed about the policy that allows dependants to be added to work permits. 25th February 2008, 10:04am
Offices to House 900
The $85.5 million government administration building should be completed in 34 months. 25th February 2008, 9:27am
Health Careers are Promising
At the Career Expo the HSA booth attracts interest. 22nd February 2008, 4:34pm
Rodent Control
By rodent-proofing, homeowners can protect both health and property. 22nd February 2008, 4:01pm
Cosmetology Workshop
DEH invites all hairdressers, barbers, tattoo and body piercing technicians to 26th February workshop. 22nd February 2008, 3:50pm
Reminder for Transport Operators
All taxi and tour operators must adhere to the letter of the law. 22nd February 2008, 3:44pm
Spotlight's 4-way Focus
GIS Spotlight focuses on several issues - a new government administration building, a drug survey, gifted teens and human rights in Cayman. 22nd February 2008, 3:37pm
Chief Surveyor Appointed
With over 30 years experience Rupert Vasquez takes the lead. 20th February 2008, 6:05pm
Gun Bay Dock Reinstated
Dock-building tender awarded to C&R Building Renovations. 20th February 2008, 5:54pm
Architect Honoured
Glass house architect, Mr Conrad Rutkowski visited during the groundbreaking for government's new home. 20th February 2008, 5:43pm
Prizes for Young Writers
With the announcement of the 2008 Walkers-Tse Literary Prize this weekend, several young adults will be recognised for their essays on 'Caymanian family history'. 20th February 2008, 5:21pm
Royal Garden Party
The public is invited to submit applications to attend. 20th February 2008, 5:09pm
ORIA Airport Improvements
Airport expansion means that the public can expect some teething pains. 20th February 2008, 5:01pm
NRA Auction: Vehicles and More
View vehicles and equipment next week; submit written bids to the NRA. 19th February 2008, 3:08pm
DVDL to Destroy Plates
Residents have until 31 March to update vehicle suspensions. 18th February 2008, 3:50pm
Fee Increase Approved
Government's motion seeks a 10 per cent increase in fees for public-sector healthcare. Many of these fees will still be well below the actual cost of the service, says Health Minister the Hon. Anthony S. Eden. 18th February 2008, 3:41pm
Migrants Depart West Bay
Twelve Cuban migrants stop off at West Bay. 18th February 2008, 3:37pm
Photo, Poetry Contests
The Women's Resource Centre invites the public to participate in Honouring Women Month contests. 18th February 2008, 1:27pm
Legal Restriction on Borrowing
Leader of Government Business the Hon. Kurt Tibbetts, JP, commented on inaccurate reports regarding Government's expenditure and borrowing plans at Thursday's live press briefing. 15th February 2008, 11:48am
East-West Arterial Update
Statement from the Minister of Communications, Works and Infrastructure the Hon. Arden McLean, JP, outlining road works scheduled for the coming weeks. 14th February 2008, 6:08pm
Economic Survey
Contribution of sectors to Cayman's economy to be surveyed. 14th February 2008, 6:02pm
Don't Miss GIS Spotlight!
Explore the Discover the East Adventure; take the Cayman Quiz; learn more about constitutional modernization and register to vote. 14th February 2008, 5:53pm
Healthy Relationships in Focus
The public is invited to a series of workshops. 14th February 2008, 4:13pm
Airport Traffic Changes
The CIAA says the departure area is temporarily closed to vehicles. 13th February 2008, 7:39pm
Cubans Repatriated
Today 22 Cubans were repatriated back to Cuba without any incidents. 13th February 2008, 6:56pm
Talk Inspires Top Students
A mentor inspires and challenges talented students. 13th February 2008, 6:34pm
Record Year for PSPB
Funds growth for last financial year above international market. 13th February 2008, 6:21pm
CRUNK It @ Ur Library
A talent show, karaoke singing, a 'Book to Movies' evening -- get crazy as the library launches 'Teen Read Week'. 13th February 2008, 4:04pm
Exam on Brac
Brac residents do not need to travel to Grand Cayman for February's RCIPS entrance exam. 13th February 2008, 3:20pm
Migrants Continue Journey
Eight migrants made a stop in the Brac. 12th February 2008, 6:14pm
Youth Parliament Workshop
A three-day debating workshop is the starting point for this year's CPA Youth Parliament, which is slated to take place at the Legislative Assembly on 10 March to commemorate Commonwealth Day. 12th February 2008, 4:20pm
Is Everybody Doing It?
CASA & NDC will conduct a joint 'Social Marketing Campaign' to find out. 12th February 2008, 3:58pm
Bear and Diligence
US Coast Guard Cutters scheduled to visit. 12th February 2008, 12:21pm
New Traffic Pattern
Eastern District motorists travelling to George Town will be affected by changes in traffic flow along Shamrock Road. 12th February 2008, 12:16pm
Spotlight on Safety and Agriculture
Tune in to road safety tips for scooters and Streetskills' 2008 agenda. Also watch for highlights of this year's Agriculture Show.  8th February 2008, 2:53pm
Ten Years for NDC
The National Drug Council is celebrating a milestone. 7th February 2008, 4:53pm
Caymanian Soldier's Story
A young man has returned from serving a couple of gruelling years in the Iraq war as a member of the US Army. 7th February 2008, 12:32pm
Winners from GC Ag Show
Congratulations to the outstanding farmers of the year, William and Zelmalee Ebanks. East End won had the best district stall. Other top prize, livestock, and grow box winners are listed here. 7th February 2008, 12:07pm
Juveniles & Firearms Law: AG Clarifies
Amendments to the Firearms Law now set the mandatory minimum sentence for a guilty plea at seven years. This doesn't apply to juveniles since they are sentenced according to the provisions of the Youth Justice Law (2005 Revision). 5th February 2008, 2:08pm
Safety & North West Point Rd
The police, the National Roads Authority, the management of Boatswain's Beach and West Bay MLA Rolston Anglin met to discuss possible improvements. 5th February 2008, 2:00pm
Special Constables Train
Two attend international conference on volunteer policing in natural disasters. 5th February 2008, 12:54pm
Immigration Essay Winners
Students received prizes at the Immigration Service Awards luncheon; two GTPS students in the school's Cognitive Accelerated Programme Creative Writing Division were among the winners. 1st February 2008, 5:15pm
CIG Parking Lot
Government employees get security tokens for free access, but visitors can validate their parking tickets and also use the lot for free. 1st February 2008, 4:39pm