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Press Releases: November 2008

2010 Census Logo Unveiled
Cayman's 2010 census logo gets its inspiration from Miss Lassie's artwork. 28th November 2008, 3:23pm
Police District Meetings Successful
A series of community meetings held in the Eastern Districts this week have been deemed a success by Area Commander, Chief Inspector Richard Barrow. 28th November 2008, 3:00pm
GIS Spotlight on Cayman-inspired Artist
How Cayman inspired an autistic artist, a new Civil Service College semester, and improved roads through local material testing - all on GIS Spotlight this week. 28th November 2008, 11:14am
Gender Abuse: Zero Tolerance!
We expect that the next 16 days will raise our level of awareness about this violation, says Minister Eden. 27th November 2008, 2:38pm
Immigration Changes
Minister Tibbetts announced a new approach to the processing of work permit applications today (27 November). 27th November 2008, 2:17pm
Postponed!
The LoGB postponed the second round of Constitutional talks, citing the possibly absence of the Leader of the Opposition and Cayman Brac & Little Cayman MLA Julianna OíConnor-Connolly. 27th November 2008, 1:35pm
Cayman Hosts OCT EU Forum
The 2008 OCTA Ministerial Meeting and Seventh Annual OCT EU Forum started this week in Grand Cayman. 27th November 2008, 1:15pm
Court of Appeal's New Judge
The Hon. Geoffrey Vos, QC, took the oath of office Monday this morning (Monday, 24 November). 27th November 2008, 11:13am
Photovoltaic Training: Register Now!
Specialised Photovoltaic training on offer to local engineering professionals. 26th November 2008, 10:35am
Police Brush up on Skills
Continued knowledge of best practices is vital for officers, says Area Commander Chief Inspector Angelique Howell. 25th November 2008, 5:11pm
Checked Bag Policy Changed
Changes will take effect on or after 15 December. 25th November 2008, 5:00pm
OCT EU Forum 2008
The Seventh Annual Overseas Countries and Territories Forum will be held in Grand Cayman starting 26 November. 25th November 2008, 3:19pm
Lobster Season
Comply with the law during lobster open season.  24th November 2008, 2:50pm
Job Seekers Beware
The Cayman Islands Department of Immigration has received reports about job search related scams. 24th November 2008, 2:39pm
Changes to Immigration Hours
Immigration will extend opening hours by half an hour Monday to Wednesday next week (24-26 November). 24th November 2008, 10:12am
Weapons Intercepted
Customs Officers discover shipment of concealed firearms. 21st November 2008, 4:45pm
Gender Abuse Unacceptable
Help to eradicate gender abuse by participating in the 16 Days of Activism Campaign Against Gender Abuse. 21st November 2008, 2:25pm
LoGB Press Briefing Statements
On OCT EU FORUM and the UNIFEM Say NO to Violence Against Women Campaign 21st November 2008, 2:18pm
Paloma's Environmental Impact
Join GIS Spotlight for an environmental assessment of Paloma and tour the newly renovated National Museum. 21st November 2008, 9:34am
Hunt for Commissioner
The Governor advises that one candidate has withdrawn. 20th November 2008, 5:17pm
RCIPS Statements
Mr David George says goodbye and Mr. Anthony Ennis accepts an acting position as Commissioner until a new one is appointed. 20th November 2008, 3:11pm
Generator Generosity Praised
An on-loan generator allowed Little Caymanís oldest resident Mrs Mirilda (Rilly) Ebanks (91) and her husband Jack, also 91, to return from shelter to their comfortable home. 20th November 2008, 9:34am
Eastern Districts Police Update
Next week meetings are scheduled for BT, EE and NS. 19th November 2008, 7:06pm
RCIPS at Rotoract Blue
The police shared key personal safety messages with club members. 19th November 2008, 6:40pm
Free Crime Awareness Seminar
A joint RCIPS-UCCI venture will give residents an opportunity to hear how they can help 'design out crime'. 19th November 2008, 6:30pm
Little Cayman Power Warriors
After Hurricane Paloma, Waide Moore and Philburn 'Bujo' Ayton rolled up their sleeves and got to work, restoring power to Southern Cross Club just two days after the storm. 19th November 2008, 6:08pm
Licensing Electrical Contractors
All active electrical contractors should submit an application to the Building Control Unit (BCU) by Friday, 27 February 2009. 19th November 2008, 2:23pm
Governorís Statement
Kernohanís contract has been terminated and the investigation continues. 18th November 2008, 4:49pm
Large Donation to CINRF
The Governor announced today that US$150,000 has been donated to the National Recovery Fund to assist those whose homes were damaged during Paloma. 18th November 2008, 3:06pm
Chartered Financial Analysts
Financial Secretary lauds charter holders for upholding professional integrity. 17th November 2008, 5:32pm
Court Of Appeal Appointments
HE the Governor is pleased that the new appointees bring a wealth of commercial experience that will prove invaluable to the Cayman Islands. 17th November 2008, 5:13pm
Special Investigators Won't Appeal
The rest of the investigation continues. 14th November 2008, 4:35pm
Governor's Tribute to Sir Vassel
His remarkable vision set the foundation for the prosperity and economic stability of these Islands, says HE Governor Jack. 14th November 2008, 3:32pm
FACE Nomination Extended
An extra week gives you a chance to recognise those civil servants who are going beyond the call of duty assisting the Paloma-recovery. 14th November 2008, 3:27pm
Officials Inspect Recovery Effort
Top officials, including HE the Governor and LoGB, witnessed first-hand the scale of the hurricane's devastation. 14th November 2008, 2:59pm
Government Mobilises Resources
Government's number one priority is the comfort and safety of displaced residents. Rebuilding will be a gradual process; it will take a while before life returns to normal on both islands, Minister Tibbetts says. 13th November 2008, 2:45pm
Nation Builders Saluted
Ministry officials, community and private organisations leaders joined the older persons at their East End District Party to thank them for their influence on the Cayman Islands. 13th November 2008, 2:11pm
GIS Spotlight on Recovery
Hurricane recovery efforts underway; an all women's drug and alcohol treatment centre prepares for residents; and a self-defence class teaches women how to protect themselves. 13th November 2008, 12:50pm
Seniors Month Celebration Bash
The month-long seniors' celebration concluded with a greatly enjoyed party. 12th November 2008, 3:05pm
Flags at Half Mast
Flags will be flown officially at half mast from Wednesday to Friday in honour of the late Mr Warren Conolly. 12th November 2008, 9:39am
Sacred Crossroads
National Gallery Staff Celebrates Cultural Crossroads in Jamaica. 11th November 2008, 7:28pm
Wreath of Remembrance
Fallen soldiers are honoured by the Cayman Islands Veterans Association. 11th November 2008, 5:41pm
Men Detained
Illegal migrants beached in Little Cayman, following Hurricane Paloma, will now be dealt with by Immigration. 11th November 2008, 5:37pm
Sister Islands Recovery Update
SI recovery process is progressing well. 11th November 2008, 11:09am
Sister Islands Relief Effort
Two RCIPS marine vessels are presently on their way to Cayman Brac with relief security personnel on board. 9th November 2008, 10:26am
All Clear Issued for Sister Islands
A curfew is in place on Cayman Brac from 6pm this evening to 6am tomorrow. 8th November 2008, 7:30pm
Paloma Update: 2:00 pm, 8 Nov
Some injuries have been reported in the Sister Islands, but so far no deaths. 8th November 2008, 2:07pm
Hurricane Paloma Update: 7:30 a.m. Saturday
The Sister Islands are currently experiencing some of Palomaís strongest winds, up to 135 mph. 8th November 2008, 8:26am
Hurricane Paloma 10:30pm Friday
Little Cayman is now expected to be the most affected island. 7th November 2008, 11:47pm
Paloma Update: 7:15 p.m. Friday
Hurricane Paloma is now a category 3 storm. 7th November 2008, 7:32pm
URGENT ADVISORY: HURRICANE PALOMA, 4 p.m. Friday, 7 November 2008
All coastal areas in Grand Cayman are at high risk! 7th November 2008, 4:13pm
We are Ready, says Governor
Be assured that we are well prepared for Paloma, says HE the Governor, Mr Stuart Jack, CVO. 7th November 2008, 7:15am
Paloma Update 6am, 7 November
Weather conditions will continue to deteriorate, with Grand Cayman being the first to be affected by TS-force winds by mid-morning. 7th November 2008, 7:04am
Paloma Update: 12:30pm, 7 November
Hurricane Paloma is projected to pass over or close to the Cayman Islands as a Category Three Hurricane. 7th November 2008, 12:52am
TS Paloma 6:30pm Update
The storm has shifted and TS force winds may start to affect the Cayman Islands as early as 11 o'clock Friday morning (07 November). 6th November 2008, 6:55pm
TS Paloma 6:30pm, 6 November
The storm has shifted and TS force winds may start to affect the Cayman Islands as early as 11am Friday (07 November). 6th November 2008, 6:50pm
LoGB Press Briefing Statements
Leader spoke about TS Paloma, the OTCC meeting, and new fingerprinting requirements for immigration. 6th November 2008, 6:28pm
Pirates Week Revised Schedule
The new revised Pirates Week schedule, as provided by the Pirates Week office. 6th November 2008, 5:45pm
Make Farm Preparations Now
All farmers need to make their preparations now, following DoA guidelines" says Director of Agriculture Adrian Estwick. 6th November 2008, 1:44pm
Hurricane Watch
Tropical Storm Paloma is forecast to be a hurricane when it reaches our area. 6th November 2008, 11:16am
Police Ready for Pirates Week
Detailed police plans focus around ensuring the safety of those attending festivities. 5th November 2008, 2:25pm
Information Commissioner Appointed
Mrs Jennifer Dilbert to be Cayman's first Information Commissioner. 5th November 2008, 1:52pm
Remembrance Day
Cayman will hold a traditional memorial service for fallen veterans. 5th November 2008, 9:11am
Mr David George Statement
Current Acting Commissioner resigns but also states his belief in RCIPS strength.  4th November 2008, 1:33pm
UK Reception for Youth
Ministers and London Office staff host Caymanian students in the UK.  3rd November 2008, 5:07pm
Tips for Kid's Snacks
Teach kids how to snack healthily, says National Parenting Programme Coordinator Selena Dyke. 3rd November 2008, 2:46pm