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Press Releases: October 2008

Dog Owners - be Responsible!
RCIPS warns dog owners not to let their animals roam free to chase, frighten and bite people. 31st October 2008, 12:50pm
GIS Spotlight Offers More on Home Ownership
Affordable homes combine with the RPC Unit's efforts to beautify surroundings, rounding off this week's GIS Spotlight with a final Senior Salute. 31st October 2008, 10:38am
Honour Nominations Sought
The public can now submit nominations for Her Majesty The Queen's Birthday Honours 2009. 30th October 2008, 11:40am
Halloween Treats May Be Tainted
Canadian Food Inspection Agency recalls Sherwood Brands Pirate's Gold Milk Chocolate Coins. 30th October 2008, 11:15am
Breakfast Hugs at Tiffany's
Parents welcomed nutrition advice for their tots. 30th October 2008, 10:27am
Comply with Open Season Rules
The DOE reminds people of conch and whelk catch limits, and penalties for violations. 28th October 2008, 3:05pm
Civil Service to Restrict Hiring
Government, facing a CI$15 million short fall in revenue, is taking steps to minimise the potential impact of the economic slow down on the budget. 28th October 2008, 9:39am
Man Dies in Prison
An ailing man on remand at Northward prison died in custody on Saturday. 27th October 2008, 4:23pm
Wildlife, Traffic Don't Mix
The Cayman Wildlife Rescue asks the public to avoid actions that may draw wildlife to roadsides. 27th October 2008, 3:25pm
Special Constables' Graduation
19 community members were accepted into the law enforcement family following their completion of an 11-week training course. 24th October 2008, 4:38pm
Auditor General on 'Copter
Finances are OK; interagency communication created problems. 24th October 2008, 1:22pm
Fire Trio Trains in UK
Three fire officers complete managers' course in the UK. 24th October 2008, 10:45am
Poppies for Peace
Annual remembrance observance begins with the traditional poppy appeal. 24th October 2008, 10:27am
GIS Spotlight on Home Ownership
This week's GIS Spotlight: financing your first home, the labour force survey process, another senior salute, and getting kids to love books. 24th October 2008, 9:56am
Unsafe Driving Puts Children in Danger
A recent police operation set up near the day care center showed that many Brac drivers speed and don’t use seat belts. 24th October 2008, 9:13am
LOGB Press Briefing Statements
Hon Kurt Tibbets commemorated the late Mr Warren Connolly, spoke about the forthcoming OTCC meeting and explained impending fuel regulations. 23rd October 2008, 3:49pm
DVITP Empowers Responders
The Community Development and Empowerment Agency will offer quarterly workshops across Cayman. 22nd October 2008, 2:43pm
Voices of Hope Choir Celebrate One Year
On this occasion the Voices of Hope gospel choir at HMP Northward hosted a concert for fellow inmates. 22nd October 2008, 11:28am
Seth Chwast's Inspiring Art
Through art Seth conveys his contagious sense of joy, happiness, and beauty, and his story inspires. 21st October 2008, 12:43pm
Supplementary Budget Passed
Finance Committee agrees to government reducing last financial year's budget by $2 million. 21st October 2008, 10:19am
Climate Change on the Agenda
Environmentalists are being trained on how to assess local climate change risks. 20th October 2008, 2:40pm
Jailhouse Café To Let
Bids invited to operate National Museum's café. 20th October 2008, 2:20pm
CIMA Statement re Local Banks
Local retail banks are subject to robust regulatory oversight. 17th October 2008, 5:07pm
Elderly Feted
Cayman's senior citizens enjoy a rare opportunity of socialising with the Governor. 17th October 2008, 4:13pm
Students Judge FOI
The FOI Unit announces its Sunshine Week 2008 Essay Competition winners. 17th October 2008, 3:06pm
GIS Spotlights Cutting Edge Radiology
Cutting edge medical equipment, keeping your curb clear, an improved Immigration website, and fishing with Mrs Nell Connor. 17th October 2008, 2:59pm
RCIPS on Investigation
To help with the Scott-Roberts case, the Police have 5 phone lines and 2 consultants from overseas. 16th October 2008, 4:56pm
LoGB’s Statements from Press Briefing
The Hon. Kurt Tibbetts spoke about the effect Estella Scott-Robert’s death has had on the community, post-Gustav recovery efforts on the Sister Islands, and the importance of the post-Cabinet media briefings.  16th October 2008, 2:41pm
Protocol Seminar on the Brac
A group of civil servants recently benefited from a Cayman Brac protocol seminar. 16th October 2008, 12:06pm
Youths' Recommendations Tabled
CI Youth Assembly members developed positions on education and the environment. 16th October 2008, 11:52am
Police, Prison Explain Process
The two agencies communicate regularly and routinely about prisoner releases. 15th October 2008, 6:01pm
Macroeconomics Made Easy
CI Government delegates joined Caribbean counterparts for a week-long macroeconomics course in Grand Cayman. 15th October 2008, 2:13pm
Cadets Earn Diplomas
Twenty Cadets complete BTEC public service diplomas. 15th October 2008, 12:12pm
Labour Force Survey Underway
ESO officials guarantee confidentiality. The survey began on 12 October. 15th October 2008, 12:07pm
Immigration Listens to Residents
The Immigration Department concluded its island-wide meetings recently. 14th October 2008, 5:11pm
LA Mourns for Estella
House members remembered her commitment to women's rights, and sent a message that justice will prevail. 14th October 2008, 11:56am
Joining Forces against Drugs
Stakeholders discussed the demand, and supply reduction, of drugs in the Cayman Islands. 13th October 2008, 4:44pm
Roadside Obstructions Illegal
Overgrown hedges and other obstructions may block motorists' visibility.  13th October 2008, 4:34pm
ART FLIX Presents Power of Art
Each portrait of the artist weaves biography and historical context to help explain the true power of his works. 13th October 2008, 11:18am
Update on Independent Investigation
The community will be updated in a series of local district meetings to be scheduled over the coming weeks and months. 10th October 2008, 1:58pm
JonKunnu Dance Workshop
The workshop teaches the steps and style of JonKunnu/Masquerade common to Jamaica, Guyana and the wider Caribbean. 10th October 2008, 11:37am
GIS Spotlight Features an Immigration Revolution
A new work permit grant system, international recognition for local airports, looking back with Mrs Sybil McLaughlin, and a trip through the mangroves... 10th October 2008, 9:52am
Drugs Burn
Ganja, cocaine and utensils go up in smoke. 9th October 2008, 5:27pm
Animal Stock Replenished
Farmers and agricultural officials team up to select and ship cattle and goats stock. 9th October 2008, 5:20pm
US Financial Crisis Monitored
"There are things that we simply cannot control, but we can take sensible precautions and put ourselves in the best possible position," says Leader of Government Business, the Hon. Kurt Tibbetts. 9th October 2008, 1:53pm
Seniors' Health Fair
Wellness Fair offers tips to older persons on all aspects of health. 8th October 2008, 4:46pm
Bright Sunshine Week Ends
Cayman's FOI Unit celebrated a successful Sunshine Week with enthusiastic public support. 7th October 2008, 2:27pm
Schools Get Bat Guides
Five hundred bat guides have been printed and distributed to every teacher in the Cayman Islands and to all public libraries. 7th October 2008, 1:51pm
All Food Handlers Must Certify
Everyone selling or handling food during Pirates Week must have food handlers' certification. 7th October 2008, 1:17pm
National Trust Charity Event
The event raised $620 which will go towards the Uncle Sammy's Pond project in West Bay. 7th October 2008, 1:03pm
Celebrate Beautification Month
Residents are invited to clean up their yards and to improve the appearance of a community area. 7th October 2008, 12:39pm
Minister Plans Cooperation with PAHO
PAHO/WHO representative Dr Pate visits the Minister of Health to discuss future. 6th October 2008, 5:55pm
Nominate a Star!
The 2008 FACE awards mean it is again time to recognize civil servants who go the extra mile. 6th October 2008, 5:32pm
Round One Concludes
Constitutional negotiations are scheduled to resume in early December. 3rd October 2008, 3:09pm
Constitution Social
FCO officials interact informally with local officials and community leaders. 2nd October 2008, 6:05pm
More Cubans Arrive
Cubans arrive by boat - some return, others carry on. 2nd October 2008, 5:23pm
Spotlight Shines on Five Star Award
The second annual FACE award is here, the east-west arterial gets longer, and we celebrate our older persons. 2nd October 2008, 5:17pm
Statement from the Governor
"I ask again for everyone to be patient, not to believe all the unfounded conspiracy theories, and not to be quick to condemn those under investigation, or criticise those who are doing their best to investigate allegations and establish the truth." 2nd October 2008, 3:31pm
Focus on the Elderly
Older persons need family care says DCFS Director Deanna Lookloy as Cayman observes October as Older Persons Month. 2nd October 2008, 3:00pm
Caymanians Must Benefit Too
Speaking at the Immigration District Evening held in North Side, Chief Immigration Officer Franz Manderson said his department and the Immigration Boards are working hard to ensure that more Caymanians benefit from the Islands' economic prosperity. 2nd October 2008, 12:53pm
Private Security Services Law
The RCIPS has created a Security and Firearms Department, and security firms should become licensed. 2nd October 2008, 12:46pm
RCIPS Career Day at JGHS
Present students spoke with past students who chose law enforcement as a career. 2nd October 2008, 12:30pm
HRC Speaks
Cayman's Human Rights Committee addresses those gathered for talks on Constitutional modernisation. 2nd October 2008, 12:21pm