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Press Releases: May 2008

Children Taught Safety
RCIPS officers give primary school students safety tips for summer holidays. 30th June 2008, 3:05pm
Fuel Tank Regulations
The Fire Code specifies strict guidelines for above-ground fuel storage. 30th June 2008, 10:45am
Committed to Term Limits
My Government firmly believes that the term limit policy is critical for the continued prosperity of the Cayman Islands, said Leader of Government Business the Hon. Kurt Tibbetts, during Friday's proceedings. 30th June 2008, 9:37am
Sizzling Summer for Youth
Three agencies joint summer initiative provides education, vocational and practical skills for the youth of Cayman. 27th June 2008, 3:02pm
Re-airing of Briefing
Second radio airing tonight and re-showing on TV Saturday. 27th June 2008, 1:23pm
A Change in the Process
The LoGB announces that the referendum on changes to the Islands' Constitution will take place after consultations with the UK have produced a draft document. 27th June 2008, 12:50pm
Jet off to Washington DC
Experience the Annual Caribbean Tourism Summit, find out why Constitution Day is more than just another holiday, and go behind the scenes of Cayman Knockout. 27th June 2008, 12:16pm
Display License Coupons Properly
Delays caused by improperly attached coupons 26th June 2008, 5:56pm
Celebrate Drug Abuse Prevention
The National Drug Council invites all to observe international day against drug abuse and illicit trafficking. 26th June 2008, 11:42am
When the Power Goes
Food establishments should prepare, says the DEH. 26th June 2008, 11:20am
Trailer Homes
Currently 44 are still in use; occupants will be moved to sturdier affordable housing homes. 26th June 2008, 11:05am
Rezoning Approved
The LA today ratified four government motions seeking rezoning of various parcels in Grand Cayman. 26th June 2008, 11:01am
Sister Islands Housing
Construction of affordable government housing is underway on Cayman Brac. 26th June 2008, 10:52am
Dress Down Fundraiser
Primary School students raise money for Blue Iguanas. 25th June 2008, 5:23pm
Buzz Awarded
Media is all about people; one has to like them, find good in them and sympathise with their causes, says CFP Editor Brian Uzzell. 25th June 2008, 3:08pm
Adoption Law Reviewed
Ministry officials ensure the law's relevance to the Cayman Islands. 25th June 2008, 2:43pm
Six Bid for New Civic Centre
Making way for a storm resistant building. 25th June 2008, 2:30pm
Governor on Top Cops' Departure
I assure you that their absence is not in any way impeding the investigation, HE the Governor said in a statement. 25th June 2008, 2:12pm
Free HIV Testing
Free HIV testing will be available for all Cayman Islands residents from Monday, 23 June, to Friday, 27 June 2008. 25th June 2008, 2:09pm
Fathers Play a Vital Role
The Ministry of Health and Human Services hosted a lunch for fathers who work in its various departments. 25th June 2008, 1:50pm
Committed to her Community
I was raised to regard support for others as a natural responsibility, says Mrs Wanda Tatum. 24th June 2008, 5:41pm
Strict Procedures Documented
The CTC has launched a procurement brochure to inform public- and private sector suppliers on the tendering process. 24th June 2008, 5:32pm
Statement in LA
LOGB refutes Cayman Net News story about referendum vote set for 30 July. 24th June 2008, 5:19pm
Dr. Marilyn McIntyre
Recognised for her contributions to the medical field and the community. 24th June 2008, 11:36am
Training Aids Child Protection
Three-day training addresses child abuse prevention strategies. 24th June 2008, 11:15am
Musical Ambassador Awarded
Local legend, Andy Elton Martin, receives the Certificate & Badge of Honour 24th June 2008, 11:00am
Wildlife Protector
Patricia Bradley receives the Certificate and Badge of Honour for her dedication to wildlife preservation. 20th June 2008, 3:32pm
FOI Manager Training Begins
The FOI Unit start an intensive training schedule for government's information managers. 20th June 2008, 3:16pm
Celebrating HM's Birthday
Scenes from the Queen's Birthday Honours and HE the Governor's Garden Party. 20th June 2008, 2:58pm
Iggy Visits Little Cayman
The DEH mascot takes the anti-littering and recycling message to the Sister Islands. 20th June 2008, 2:14pm
Preparedness: an HSA Priority
Be there as GIS Spotlight looks at HSA emergency plans, summer jobs and road signs. 20th June 2008, 10:11am
Shelter Managers Trained
More than 100 shelter managers earned training certificates. 19th June 2008, 6:24pm
Rebecca Shines in Vietnam
Miss Cayman competes in the 2008 Miss Universe Pageant. 19th June 2008, 6:18pm
BT Centre Reopens Doors
Bodden Town residents welcome the renovated community building. 19th June 2008, 6:11pm
Youngsters Harass Peers
Cyber bullying grows as teens use technology to abuse other teens. 19th June 2008, 6:05pm
MBE Recipient Richard Smith
Under his leadership Cayman's Civil Aviation Authority has entered a new era, achieving a high regulatory standard as well as extending its aircraft registry. 19th June 2008, 3:45pm
Bicycle Safety Initiative
RCIPS educate youngsters on cycle safety. 19th June 2008, 2:21pm
Youth Rally "Motiv8's"
Youth of Cayman Islands reacted positively to the inspirational message of speaker Willie Jolley, during the "Motiv8" Youth Rally. 19th June 2008, 1:56pm
Top Met Cop Visits Cayman
Assistant Commissioner John Yates received an update on the independent Met investigation in Cayman. 18th June 2008, 5:15pm
MBE Recipient Winston Rose
Believes the secret of true happiness doesn't lie in receiving things or having people do things for you; instead, it comes from serving others. 18th June 2008, 4:56pm
Seven on Honours List
HM the Queen honours two with MBEs, and HE the Governor names five to receive the Cayman Islands Certificate and Badge of Honour.  14th June 2008, 10:07am
Ministry Responds to Petition
The petition makes certain assertions which could mislead the public to believe that the licence negotiations recently concluded between Government and CUC were not conducted in the best interests of the consumer. 13th June 2008, 5:05pm
District Admin's New Staff
The District Commissioner's Office in Cayman Brac recently welcomed four new employees. 13th June 2008, 4:46pm
New Look for Guides
The Brac's Nature Tourism Guides received new uniforms to fit in with the continued branding efforts to further promote Cayman Brac and Little Cayman. 13th June 2008, 4:38pm
UNFPA Partners with Cayman
Courtesy visit intended to strengthen the relationship. 13th June 2008, 3:22pm
Census 2010 Committee Meets
Initial planning for the next Population and Housing Census officially began on 12 June with the first meeting of the 2010 Census Advisory Committee. 13th June 2008, 3:09pm
Take Care Around Schools
The RCIPS is calling on all motorists to exercise extra caution and care when passing schools. 13th June 2008, 2:53pm
Expo Concludes Child Month
There were many activities, displays, songs, dances and young adult 'rising stars' who held motivational discussions with children. 12th June 2008, 3:59pm
Observing Her Majesty's Birthday
The public can partake in the Queen's Birthday celebrations. 12th June 2008, 3:25pm
A GIS Spotlight Re-Broadcast
In observance of Cayman's National Day of Preparedness on Monday, 16 June, the TV show repeats its program on this important topic. 12th June 2008, 3:18pm
Child Abuse Prevention
Creating a safe society for children tops the agenda for the DCFS. 12th June 2008, 2:49pm
Register for GIS Conference
Geographical Information Systems professionals from across the Caribbean will discuss technology and applications here in August. 12th June 2008, 2:26pm
Missing Hiker Found
A search and rescue operation to locate a 51-year-old woman who had lost her way while hunting mangoes ended happily. 11th June 2008, 4:50pm
Fire Officers Certified
Ten officers are now qualified to train their colleagues in the use of breathing apparatus. 11th June 2008, 4:35pm
New Face at DEH
Jodie Ricketts joins the DEH accounting division. 10th June 2008, 4:56pm
CINICO Status Unchanged
The Board decides to preserve the status quo as regards its Care Management Services. 10th June 2008, 4:47pm
Renew Liqour Licences
All liquor licence holders must renew by 4 August. 10th June 2008, 4:40pm
Tomato Recall
Salmonella outbreak prompts FDA recall of plum and round red tomatoes. 10th June 2008, 12:12pm
Marine Expansion
Long awaited upgrades to the border protection capabilities are progressing well with plans for a new base and new boats becoming a reality. 10th June 2008, 11:55am
Garbage Guidelines
Residents are reminded by DEH to follow proper guidelines when disposing of garbage since "garbage collectors have particularly noticed an increase in heavy bags." 10th June 2008, 11:41am
Measles Warning
With the busy summer holiday travel period plus notification of measles outbreaks in the US, Europe and Jamaica, Public Health says check children's immunisation records. 10th June 2008, 11:13am
Short Listed
The CTC has pre-qualified a number of companies to submit bids to construct the RCIPS Drug Task Force building. 10th June 2008, 10:52am
Young People Invited
Every Saturday afternoon, BT CODAC members visit Nurse Josie's Senior Citizens Home Centre where folks are working on arts and craft projects. 6th June 2008, 6:30pm
Not an Escape
A prisoner who, it turns out, was not attempting to abscond, presented a live impromptu opportunity for HMCIPS and RCIPS to test their response. 6th June 2008, 6:17pm
FS: 'Winding Up' on the Budget
The Financial Secretary addresses matters that pertain to the financial statements for the 2008/9 year and to principles of responsible financial management. 6th June 2008, 6:08pm
Ready?
With another season already underway and 15 named storms projected, 'GIS Spotlight' looks at hurricane preparedness. 6th June 2008, 5:44pm
Careful, Crab Hunters!
If you're going to take advantage of the land crab season, do so with safety in mind. 6th June 2008, 5:11pm
A Web of Learning Opportunities
Students and families engage in a new, interactive approach to learning. 5th June 2008, 5:18pm
Learn How to Think Positively
WRC invites your participation in a positive thinking seminar. 5th June 2008, 5:11pm
Drive Kids in Safety
The most important thing you can carry in your car is a child, says Streetskill committee member Aileen Samuel. Proper use of children's safety seats can prevent life-threatening injuries. 5th June 2008, 4:55pm
Register Your Bike
West Bay police pilot a registration scheme aimed at discouraging criminals. 5th June 2008, 3:53pm
Getting Ready for the Season
HMCI declares Monday, 16 June as the National Day of Preparedness. 3rd June 2008, 7:14pm
Child Care in Focus
Social workers and affiliated agencies gathered to share best practices in child care. 3rd June 2008, 6:52pm
Minister Speaks on Child Month
A new child development agency and children's law are in the works, says Minister of Human Services the Hon. Anthony Eden. 3rd June 2008, 6:42pm
Emergency CTO Meeting
Gas prices and air lifts to the region are high on the CTO's agenda. 3rd June 2008, 6:27pm
Operation Thunder
Inter-agency relationships were put to the test recently when the RCIPS joined forces with the US Coast Guard and the Port Authority on a drug trafficking interception exercise. 2nd June 2008, 4:56pm
World No Tobacco Day Message
This year's theme Tobacco - Free Youth; according to WHO, most people start smoking before the age of 18, and almost a quarter of smokers started using tobacco before the age of 10. 2nd June 2008, 4:41pm
Be Aware of Trans Fats
Caribbean Nutrition Day 2008 wants you to eat healthy and live actively. 2nd June 2008, 4:26pm