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Press Releases: September 2008

National Debate Begins
Further delay is not in the country's best interest, says Leader of Government Business, the Hon. Hurt Tibbetts, JP. 29th September 2008, 6:59pm
Opposition Participate in Talks
We welcomed the resumption of the modernization exercise, says Opposition Leader the Hon. McKeeva Bush, OBE, JP. 29th September 2008, 6:44pm
Religious Community Join Talks
Representatives from the CMA and SDA outlined their positions during constitutional talks today. 29th September 2008, 6:28pm
Discussions Commence
Constitutional review discussions with Foreign and Commonwealth Office representatives began at the Ritz Carlton, Grand Cayman, today (Monday, 29 September). 29th September 2008, 2:51pm
Innovative Ways to Learn
Starting 15 October, the National Gallery will offer its first course taught entirely in Spanish. 29th September 2008, 2:13pm
Three Cheers for Service
Uniformed officers receive plaudits from Queen and country 29th September 2008, 9:32am
Art Trek at the National Gallery
Parents are welcome to attend and join in on the fun with their kids. 26th September 2008, 3:59pm
Border Protection Boosted
The first of four new law enforcement vessels was launched today (26 September). 26th September 2008, 3:29pm
Update on Judicial Tribunal
More appointments and a date for convening announced by HE the Governor. 26th September 2008, 12:58pm
Threatened Plants
"Threatened Plants of the Cayman Islands - the Red List", a new book by environmental specialist Fred Burton, will be available soon in bookstores. 26th September 2008, 12:47pm
Avoid Chinese Milk Products
DEH issues a warning regarding milk-based products manufactured in China, including candy. 26th September 2008, 12:34pm
Art Elements for Kids
Classes will focus on the elements of design such as texture, line and colour. 26th September 2008, 12:24pm
Spotlight Makes NY Connection
From tourism promotions to fun for underprivileged kids, the Big Apple-Cayman Islands connection results in a stimulating summer. 26th September 2008, 12:04pm
Deputy CIO Finds New Career
Deputy Chief Immigration Officer Dennis Brady leaves the department for the private sector. 25th September 2008, 5:17pm
English Fluency Important Here
Persons applying to live and work in Cayman must have English skills. 25th September 2008, 5:05pm
Cadet Corps Awards Presented
Cadets and officers of the Cayman Corps receive medals. The awards came in appreciation of a range of activities from the corps' inception six years ago. 25th September 2008, 4:14pm
Update on Police Investigation
While I am committed to keeping the community informed as this process moves forward, we are dealing with many difficult, multi-faceted issues, says HE the Governor Mr Stuart Jack, CVO. 24th September 2008, 3:07pm
Using Your Right to Know
Focusing on public awareness, Sunshine Week holds its Government Open Day on Monday, 29 September. 24th September 2008, 2:13pm
Six Migrants Travel On
Six Cuban migrants passed through Cayman waters on the weekend. 24th September 2008, 2:05pm
Chollette's Work Displayed
Arch Automotive partners with the National Gallery to show off local artwork. 22nd September 2008, 5:52pm
Probation and Parole Week
"Exploring Creative Partnerships for Offenders with Mental Health Issues" is this year's theme. 19th September 2008, 7:20pm
Caybrew to Expand
Caybrew keeps pace with environmental issues even as it plans to expand. 19th September 2008, 7:08pm
Artists Aid Miss Lassie Project
Government willingly supported this cause, because we needed no encouragement to recognise this property as a national treasure, says Leader of Government Business the Hon Kurt Tibbetts, JP. 19th September 2008, 7:01pm
Diving to Become More Exciting
An old US naval ship will be Cayman's latest diving sector attraction. 19th September 2008, 6:48pm
Eating with Family
Children in Families who eat together are less likely to engage in abuse of drugs/alcohol. 19th September 2008, 6:43pm
Draft Police Bill
Send your comments to the Attorney General's Chambers by 30 September. 18th September 2008, 6:12pm
GIS Spotlight on Addiction Recovery
Fighting addiction, keeping Cayman clean and celebrating open government - all on GIS Spotlight this week. 18th September 2008, 3:49pm
It Pays to be Truthful
Immigration warns against deception in work permit applications. 18th September 2008, 2:03pm
LA on Break
Three major bills will be dealt with when the House resumes in October. 17th September 2008, 5:39pm
Public Holidays 2009
The complete list features Election Day on 20 May, and the Queen's Birthday on 15 June. 17th September 2008, 5:34pm
Port Redevelopment
Minister Clifford says DoE will choose the environmental impact study provider. 16th September 2008, 6:55pm
McAlpine Awarded Tender
McAlpine to complete the Beulah Smith building in time for the 2010/2011 school year. 16th September 2008, 5:57pm
FS Applauds CISPA Achievers
The Cayman Islands Society of Professional Accountants recently celebrated 23 high achievers. 16th September 2008, 5:48pm
Restricted Entry
All tourist boats must be licensed to enter Wildlife Interaction Zones. 16th September 2008, 5:11pm
Judicial Tribunal Formed
Established by HE the Governor, the Tribunal will inquire into complaints relating to Madam Justice Priya Levers, Judge of the Grand Court. 16th September 2008, 12:02pm
Free Presentation for Sister Is.
Learn about the documentation employers must submit for their staff under the Labour Law. 15th September 2008, 11:54am
Spear Gun Licensing
For the Brac and Little Cayman, the dates are 22-25 September; call for an appointment. 15th September 2008, 11:40am
New Grand Court Judge
Mr Charles Quin was appointed by the Governor as the fourth judge of the Grand Court; Mr Quin has been an acting magistrate of the Summary Court since 1993. 15th September 2008, 11:26am
Display Flags Correctly
Follow protocol to ensure that the Cayman flag and other flags are displayed properly. 15th September 2008, 11:13am
Caribbean Wellness Day
Tomorrow there will be free health checks...checks will include, body mass index, blood sugar and blood pressure. I urge the public to take a few minutes... 12th September 2008, 5:29pm
Learn About Recovery
Testamonials allow you to learn from people who have been through this process. 12th September 2008, 5:08pm
New HSA Billing
Most health services costs remain unchanged under the new Charge Master hospital billing system which begins 1 October. 12th September 2008, 11:12am
UCCI Recruitment Process
The university's board is taking steps to hire a new president. 12th September 2008, 11:02am
Cayman Aids TCI
Reaching out to Caribbean neighbours devastated by Hurricane Ike, Cayman sends some 24,500 pounds of relief supplies to the Turks and Caicos. 12th September 2008, 10:54am
Student Consulting Launched
During this CIIB and UCCI initiated programme the student consulting teams will work with professional advisors on small business consulting projects. 11th September 2008, 3:28pm
Behaviour Codes Discussed
Cayman's Protocol Chief attends international conference.  11th September 2008, 2:52pm
Hurricane Ivan Anniversary
Four years have passed and the LOGB invites residents to reflect upon the blessings that were given and the lessons that were learned. 11th September 2008, 2:41pm
Spotlight's 100th Episode Rerun
GIS Spotlight highlights the DoA partnership with St Matthew's Veterinary School and explores the NRA's Materials Testing Lab, before riding down Memory Lane. 10th September 2008, 6:21pm
Update: Commissioner Kernohan
"I formally requested Mr Kernohan to return to the islands. In fact, throughout July and August I asked him, through his attorney, to come back on three separate occasions." From a statement by HE the Governor. 10th September 2008, 6:17pm
FOI Panel Named
The Governor appointed a selection panel to make recommendations for the appointment of the Information Commissioner. 10th September 2008, 6:02pm
Easing Immigration Rules
Some persons with Caymanian connections will have a chance to regularise their status. 10th September 2008, 12:33pm
New 911 Manager
Taking up office in Cayman this week, Mr Brent Finster hopes to transfer his passion for his career to his team of dispatchers. 10th September 2008, 12:23pm
Observe Recovery Month
During September, support the message that substance abuse recovery means a better life. 10th September 2008, 11:52am
Police to Assist T&C
10 officers on stand-by to fly to Turks and Caicos to assist with law enforcement and security. 10th September 2008, 11:46am
Cayman to Help Neighbours
Government will assist some neighbouring countries that fared badly in recent storms. 9th September 2008, 4:07pm
Curfew, Custody, in Draft Bill
The Attorney General encourages public input on the draft Police Bill. 9th September 2008, 3:57pm
Increase in Fines Collections
Government coffers benefit from Immigration Department fines. 9th September 2008, 11:22am
Hurricane Ike Update Tuesday 7am
The All Clear for the Cayman Islands was issued as of 7:00 this morning. 9th September 2008, 9:45am
Hurricane Ike Update 5pm Monday
A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for the Sister Islands. 8th September 2008, 5:46pm
Miss Cayman Makes it Official
Nicosia Lawson officially assumes her duties as Miss Cayman. 8th September 2008, 3:10pm
Top CPA Posts Elected
BVI Deputy Speaker was elected to be CPA Executive Committee Vice-Chairman. 8th September 2008, 2:15pm
Hurricane Ike Update Monday noon
As a precautionary measure, the Sister Islands have been placed under a Tropical Storm Warning. 8th September 2008, 12:34pm
Hurricane Ike Update 7am
The Sister Islands and Grand Cayman to experience winds of 25-30mph this afternoon. 8th September 2008, 9:01am
Hurricane Ike Update 5pm
The Tropical Storm Watch remains in effect for the Cayman Islands. 7th September 2008, 8:10pm
A TS Watch for Ike
The Cayman Islands were placed under a tropical storm watch at 7am this (Sunday) morning. 7th September 2008, 12:40pm
Matrix Report Released
The Auditor General reviews government processes relating to tender preparation, evaluation of submissions, and the awarding of the scrap metal contract. 6th September 2008, 10:19am
Governor Tracks Nesting Turtles
Governor Jack does his bit to protect nesting turtles. 5th September 2008, 12:16pm
Re-airing of Briefing
Second radio airing tonight and re-showing on TV Saturday. 4th September 2008, 2:45pm
GIS Spotlight
This week's repeat show explores Post Office progress, follows the piped water expansion to East End and offers a glimpse of working with the mangrove restoration project. 4th September 2008, 2:27pm
Update on CB and LC Recovery
The post-event assessment confirmed that the country was in a state of readiness. 4th September 2008, 2:08pm
Cayman Hosts Land-analysis Experts
Geo-experts network during regional high-tech conference. 3rd September 2008, 5:18pm