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Press Releases: December 2008

Diana Whittaker, Cert. Hon.
"I really enjoy helping people" and such is her dedication, Mrs Whittaker, a cornerstone of the Church of God Chapel in Bodden Town, shelves many of her own interests in favour of serving others. 31st December 2008, 10:03am
New Year's Honours for Two
HE the Governor, Mr. Stuart Jack announces an MBE for Eziethamae Bodden and a CI Certificate and Badge of Honour for Diana Whittaker -- both awarded for community service. 30th December 2008, 6:45pm
Police Ready for New Years Eve
As residents and visitors to the Cayman Islands get ready to see in 2009, RCIPS is asking everyone to make safety their number one priority. 30th December 2008, 3:41pm
Review Security Practices
The RCIPS is calling on all businesses to review their security practices in order to reduce their chances of becoming a burglary victim. 30th December 2008, 2:03pm
Spotlighting Health and History
GIS Spotlight zeroes in on dental health, award-winning nurses and a local historic spiritual site. 30th December 2008, 9:19am
Dept of Agriculture Staff Awards
DoA held a dinner at the Grand Old House in celebration of its Long Service and Staff Appreciation Awards. 24th December 2008, 12:04pm
New MRCU Hangar Underway
MRCU demolished its old aircraft hangar and plans to build new one. 24th December 2008, 11:41am
GIS Spotlight on Art and Water
Clean water and children's art come under the spotlight next week. 24th December 2008, 10:00am
LOGB Christmas Message
Christmas greetings to all citizens and residents who make up the family that is the Cayman Islands, and a warm welcome to our visitors as well. 24th December 2008, 9:14am
Fire Service Invests in Staff
Eight members attended a supervisory training workshop. 23rd December 2008, 1:32pm
Paloma Reveals LC's Unique Blend
Little Cayman had a busy summer - but it wasn't tourists , it was the weather. 23rd December 2008, 12:58pm
Children's Bill for Consultation
With a 5 January deadline, proposed amendments to the Children Law (2003 Revision) have been circulated for public feedback. 23rd December 2008, 9:20am
Updated Legal Textbook
The Cayman Islands Law School has just released the second edition of its popular publication. 22nd December 2008, 1:15pm
Legal Aid Review
Until 15 January, the public can comment and make suggestions about the latest report. 22nd December 2008, 12:52pm
Statement from Acting Commissioner
Mr James Smith gave update on the independent investigation. 19th December 2008, 3:04pm
WB Police Awards
West Bay officers honoured in annual award ceremony. 19th December 2008, 2:00pm
Donít Drink and Drive
RCIPS, NDC and local taxi operators sent joint message to all drivers - be responsible and don't drink and drive! 19th December 2008, 11:17am
GIS Spotlight Tests the Waters
Test water quality, tune into NALC and mark time with BBBS and Hands of Praise, all on GIS Spotlight19th December 2008, 10:31am
HE Donates to Teen's Cause
The Governor's Office contributed gifts to a 13-year old's Christmas toy drive. 18th December 2008, 12:56pm
Holiday Garbage Collection Changes
For the holidays, DEH has modified landfill access hours and its garbage collection schedule. 18th December 2008, 11:21am
Substance Abuse Symptoms
Learn to recognise problem behavior. 18th December 2008, 9:08am
DHL Assists Brac Recovery
The company, in partnership with PWD, moved needed equipment to Cayman Brac post-Paloma. 17th December 2008, 4:58pm
Holidays: Staying Clean and Sober
Solutions to spending a clean and sober holiday season. 17th December 2008, 4:44pm
Christmas Security Tips
RCIPS is urging residents to do all they can to protect their homes, businesses and property this festive season. 17th December 2008, 2:34pm
Survive Holiday Stress
Tips for managing stress. 17th December 2008, 1:43pm
Sister Islands' Art Classes Resume
National Gallery Sister Islands' art classes and programmes will resume early in the New Year after being temporarily halted by Hurricane Paloma. 16th December 2008, 3:47pm
New Work Permit Category
A seasonal work permit is now in effect.  16th December 2008, 9:40am
Cayman Brac Roofs
A small army of contractors are deployed on Brac rooftops. 16th December 2008, 9:30am
Appeal Court Justices
New court president and judge take their oaths of office and allegiance. 16th December 2008, 9:17am
Animal Shipment Delayed
The shipment of new cattle and goat stock will be delayed until January. 12th December 2008, 2:02pm
FOI Start Date Set
As of 5 January anyone will be able to request any government information under Cayman's FOI Law which comes into effect on this date. 12th December 2008, 12:22pm
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... 12th December 2008, 11:48am
Police Offer Fraud Prevention Tips
CIPS information desk will offer crime and fraud prevention tips on Tuesday, 16 December, 10:00am - 1:00pm, outside of Scotia Bank on Edward Street. 11th December 2008, 2:38pm
Miss Cayman at 3P Fashion Show
Miss Cayman 2008 Nicosia Lawson will participate in the 3P Entertainment Fashion Show on Thursday, December 18 at the Harquail Theatre. 11th December 2008, 2:21pm
Business-friendly Immigration Policies
Several immigration policy changes make Cayman a more business-friendly destination. 11th December 2008, 12:34pm
FS Statement on SPS
Commenting on Government's Strategic Policy Statement, the Financial Secretary presented a forecast from the Economics and Statistics Office: GDP will grow, employment levels will grow, the inflation rate will also grow. 11th December 2008, 12:04pm
Media HIV/AIDS Sensitization Workshop
PAHO trainers joined Health Ministry and HSA officials to stress effective HIV/AIDS media coverage. 10th December 2008, 9:22am
Donation to CINRF
To assist recovery efforts in Cayman Brac, HE the Governor handed over the UK Government donation of US$150,000 to the CINRF. 8th December 2008, 6:01pm
HMP Northward Expands
The Governor opened three new training and educational facilities at HMP Northward. 8th December 2008, 11:52am
Inspect Christmas Meats
The DEH stamp confirms that locally-slaughtered meats are safe. 8th December 2008, 11:50am
Plus One Hour on New Year's
Valid liquor licence holders may remain open an extra hour. 8th December 2008, 11:40am
Fiftieth Anniversary
Cayman celebrates women gaining the right to vote and hold office with an event on the LA steps on Monday morning. 5th December 2008, 10:45am
Statement from HE The Governor
Regarding the Independent Investigation. 5th December 2008, 10:23am
LoGB Press Briefing Statements
On the Strategic Policy Statement, catastrophe risk insurance facility, Cumber Avenue situation and the Sister Islands import duty concessions. 4th December 2008, 5:32pm
DAPAH New Communications Manager
The Ministry of DAPA&H new Manager of Communications & Public Affairs is Sandra Tomlinson. 4th December 2008, 12:09pm
Christmas Fraud Warning
RCIPS is urging members of the public and the business community to beware of fraudsters in the run up to the Christmas season. 3rd December 2008, 6:08pm
Diabetes Course a Success
Diabetics gain useful knowledge to enhance quality and prolong life. 3rd December 2008, 12:22pm
Bulk Waste Collection Wraps-up
Eastern district residents have until 13 December before bulk waste collection ends. 3rd December 2008, 12:08pm
Tourism, Jazz and the Census-All on GIS Spotlight
This week's GIS Spotlight is all about Little Cayman's tourism rebound, jazz, and making everyone count. 3rd December 2008, 11:45am
New Wing for Caribbean Haven
New residential treatment facility is adjusted to women's needs. 2nd December 2008, 6:23pm
Crime Awareness Seminar Held
The RCIPSí Training Department received very positive feedback on the crime awareness sessions. 2nd December 2008, 4:48pm
Planning Champions Awarded
CPA holds its second annual awards ceremony, presenting awards to five key contributors. 2nd December 2008, 10:28am
Special Trip
Bodden Town Primary's star performers got treated to a cruise ship tour. 1st December 2008, 9:05am