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Press Releases: March 2008

HE Hosts JA Reception
An opportunity to thank sponsors for supporting Junior Achievement. 31st March 2008, 4:46pm
Spotlight on Panama
The popular programme also covers women entrepreneurs and Operation Shamrock.  31st March 2008, 11:01am
Betting on Sunday's Game
The LoGB and Bermuda's Premier have put national pride and the national flowers on the line for the World Cup qualifier. Will the Wild Banana Orchid reign over the Bermudiana? 28th March 2008, 4:49pm
Buns for Easter
Inner Wheel donates Easter treat to needy families.  28th March 2008, 3:18pm
RCIPS "Stands Strong"
The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service's "commitment and dedication will not falter in light of today's events." 27th March 2008, 4:45pm
LoGB Statement on RCIPS
"As the maintenance of law and order remains of paramount importance for the country, Cabinet expresses its full support for the interim leadership and the ranks of the RCIPS." 27th March 2008, 4:31pm
Acting Police Commissioner's Message
"...although the circumstances under which I take this role are regrettable, I nonetheless deem this appointment a great honour," said David George. 27th March 2008, 12:53pm
Investigating Officer's Statement
"I and my team have been working here in the Cayman Islands for the past six months investigating serious criminal allegations..." 27th March 2008, 12:40pm
Top Police Officials on Leave
The Governor of the Cayman Islands today (27 March) announced that he has put three senior police officers on required leave. 27th March 2008, 12:11pm
Cantaloupes Recalled
Cantaloupe linked to salmonella risk in North America; recalled locally. 26th March 2008, 4:52pm
Effective Supervisors
Forty-five RCIPS officers have completed a training course. 26th March 2008, 3:23pm
Our Values and Human Rights
The Constitution Modernisation Initiative holds a special public meeting to discuss this issue. 25th March 2008, 4:41pm
Boats and Safety Gear
The RCIPS Marine Unit and the Port Authority will begin spot checks on commercial vessels beginning at the end of March. 25th March 2008, 4:33pm
No More Late Renewals
Renewal applications for work permits are to be submitted before the current permits expire or holders must stop work. 25th March 2008, 4:10pm
Youth Parliament Reception
The Governor lauded (and feted) the teens who took over the LA on 10 March. 25th March 2008, 4:02pm
Migrants Await Repatriation
Twelve Cubans now waiting in Grand Cayman. 25th March 2008, 3:48pm
HE Hosts Trust Auction
Approximately $40,000 was raised in support of environmental preservation during the National Trust's Art Auction held at Government House. 25th March 2008, 11:26am
It's Easter
"We want people to look out for each other; think safe, drive safe and remain safe during this time of celebration and reflection," said Commissioner of Police Stuart Kernohan. 20th March 2008, 4:33pm
World Water Day Message
"The problems associated with water pollution have the capability to greatly disrupt life....So let us be thankful for our blessings and let us also be careful and responsible in conserving our pure drinking water as we enjoy our most precious natural resource." 20th March 2008, 1:35pm
Clean, Healthy Camping
DEH recommends keeping your food and surroundings safe and clean this Easter. 20th March 2008, 11:51am
Residence Fire
Fire crews extinguished a blaze in Governor's Harbour. 20th March 2008, 11:38am
GIS Spotlight Plays Favorites
The show plays popular segments on tourism, health tips, and the Cayman Quiz. 20th March 2008, 11:11am
Prayers for Our Youth
Members of the Cadet Corps, their leaders, relatives and friends, plus community and government leaders, attended the Heroes' Square event. 19th March 2008, 3:33pm
School Children and Traffic Law
Drivers are NOT permitted to pass a bus when school children are getting on or off -- this applies to vehicles approaching the bus from the front as well as those at the rear. Also there are new school zones. 19th March 2008, 12:03pm
Engineering the Highway
The road surface on Esterley Tibbetts incorporates a cost-saving engineering technique. 19th March 2008, 11:54am
Cayman Resilient
Cayman has retained its Moody's high international credit rating. 19th March 2008, 11:36am
Law Books Donation
Dr Simon Cooper donates three local law books to the National Archive. 17th March 2008, 4:51pm
GIS Spotlight in Panama
It's hats off to Panama trade, our youth parliament and hassle-free car inspections. 14th March 2008, 3:43pm
Our Orchids for Chelsea
The annual Orchid Show extends its horizons. 14th March 2008, 3:35pm
Donation Benefits HSA
Mr Hamaty considers his US$6700 donation a civic duty. 14th March 2008, 3:15pm
Market at the Grounds
Farmers are now selling callaloo, pok choy, tomatoes, breadfruit, seasoning peppers and specialty crops like ackees, cashews and eggplants. 14th March 2008, 3:06pm
Watching Endangered Species
Cayman to play a bigger role in monitoring the global trade of endangered species. 13th March 2008, 3:13pm
Big Bucks for Little League
Miss Cayman votes Little League fundraising auction a hit. 13th March 2008, 2:59pm
World Water Day 22nd March
Making every drop count; tips to help develop water-wise lifestyles. 13th March 2008, 2:34pm
Sanitation is a Must
Access to clean water should never be taken for granted. 13th March 2008, 2:26pm
International Women's Day
Message from the Minister: "There are many young women in desperate need of guidance, attention, support, and sometimes protection." 12th March 2008, 3:55pm
Bottled Water Cooler Care
Do you know how to clean your bottled water cooler? The DEH offers useful tips. 12th March 2008, 2:16pm
Reviewing Management of Overseas Care
CINICO is screening contracts in order to optimise overseas medical care. 12th March 2008, 11:49am
Brac Housing Event
An opportunity to learn about government programmes. 12th March 2008, 11:40am
RCIPS Targets Fine Evaders
Have you forgotten to pay a fine imposed by the courts? 12th March 2008, 11:34am
Commonwealth Day Message
From Her Majesty The Queen: A strength of the Commonwealth is "a determination that future generations should enjoy clean air, sufficient fresh water and energy without risking damage to the planet." 12th March 2008, 11:18am
Youth Parliament Live
TV will carry proceedings live, while Radio Cayman will broadcast later that evening. 10th March 2008, 5:06pm
More Traffic Changes Coming
NRA crews upgrade local school and church entrance. 10th March 2008, 3:31pm
RCIPS Community Meetings
Communicating with the public is very important to the RCIPS, says Commissioner of Police Stuart Kernohan. 7th March 2008, 3:22pm
Airing Four Segments
The popular GIS Spotlight discusses education, child abuse, and endangered species. 7th March 2008, 1:08pm
Learn and Have Your Say!
The Constitutional Review Secretariat's communication campaign reinforces all the issues. 7th March 2008, 12:51pm
Operation Shamrock
There may be traffic disruptions in the Spotts area due to an emergency exercise this Monday, 10 March. 7th March 2008, 12:33pm
New School Zones
I trust that the motoring public will cooperate fully with the 15 mph speed limit in all of our school zones, says Minister of Infrastructure, the Hon. Arden McLean, JP. 6th March 2008, 4:08pm
Honoured to Serve
Leslie Vernon is 911's new assistant manager. 6th March 2008, 3:45pm
Re-airing of Briefing
Second radio airing tonight and re-showing on TV Saturday 6th March 2008, 3:40pm
Deputy PS Appointed
The Ministry of Tourism now appoints a Deputy Permanent Secretary. 6th March 2008, 3:28pm
Heart Fund Launch
Governor helps to promote cardio-vascular health. 6th March 2008, 2:45pm
Stay Safe
Take cycle and pedestrian safety seriously. 5th March 2008, 5:51pm
UK MPs Visit
UK Foreign Affairs Committee members will hold meetings during their 9 -11 March visit. 5th March 2008, 4:31pm
Medical Scope Provided
Medical expert Dr. Neeley Panton continues to support the work of the Cayman Islands Health Service. 4th March 2008, 6:32pm
Regional Disaster Tool Online
A new publication provides information about regional disaster risk reduction. 4th March 2008, 12:47pm
Mosquito Control
MRCU officers strengthened their knowledge base in mosquito control, identification and surveillance techniques. 4th March 2008, 12:29pm
CAVO Retirement Party
Over 150 guests celebrated with Dr Benjamin after 19 years as Chief Agricultural and Veterinary Officer. 4th March 2008, 12:12pm
True Caymanian Hospitality
Nature tour guide featured in magazine. 4th March 2008, 11:39am
Lobster Season Closed
Anyone found to be taking lobster out of season will be dealt with according to the law. 4th March 2008, 11:09am
This Week on GIS Spotlight!
Tune into the show and hear more about a smoke-free CI Hospital, new flood barriers, an important national survey, and the 2008 Orchid Show. 3rd March 2008, 5:15pm
March Means Honouring Women
A month-long series of events addresses women's education, enlightenment and empowerment. 3rd March 2008, 4:34pm