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Press Releases: January 2009

NGCI Presents Street Art Workshop
This modern course taught by street artist Jean "Jonty" Van Iddekinge and local artist Jo Austin will explore forms of street art through stencilling, exploring composition and the power of images. 2nd February 2009, 5:10pm
Update on the Independent Investigation
Statement from Acting Commissioner James Smith. 2nd February 2009, 5:00pm
NGCI Hosts International Artist
The Gallery is hosting American collage artist Leslie Shows, who makes intricate collage paintings that explore the relationship between human civilization and landscape. 2nd February 2009, 4:48pm
Royal Visit for Cayman
HRH Prince Edward will make a one-day visit to the Cayman Islands to view Paloma's destruction and present Duke of Edinburgh awards. 30th January 2009, 6:33pm
LOGB Press Briefing Statement
Statement on administrative granting of work permits and immigration accreditation system. 29th January 2009, 4:00pm
GIS Spotlight on a Fishy Problem
On GIS Spotlight this week: How to keep lionfish away from Cayman; Meet the 2008 FACE recipients, and get a taste of Cayman Cookout. 29th January 2009, 3:20pm
Alternative Energy
Cabinet approved duty exemptions on alternative energy equipment for homeowners. 29th January 2009, 1:11pm
Education Minister Remarks at NHD
A tribute to women. 29th January 2009, 11:46am
Statistics Week Scheduled
Statistics Week Launched. 29th January 2009, 11:27am
LOGB Speech at National Heroes Day
Titled "In Praise of Our Women" 28th January 2009, 4:18pm
Governorís Speech at Heroes Day
On the theme "Rights of Women". 28th January 2009, 3:38pm
National Hero's Day Remarks
At the event the Minister responsible for Gender Affairs Hon. Anthony Eden spoke about honouring women. 28th January 2009, 1:49pm
A Tribute to Women
Attendees laid floral tributes at the newly-unveiled 'Aspiration' monument. 28th January 2009, 1:19pm
Fire Service Officers Promoted
Fire Service appoints three Deputy Chief Fire Officers. 27th January 2009, 1:44pm
NGCI Host 2009 Art@Governors
Art@Governors is set to please everyone who partakes as a participant or spectator this Saturday 31st of January. 27th January 2009, 11:18am
Charities Bill
The Law Reform Commission invites public comments on the draft Charities Bill. 27th January 2009, 11:05am
Port EIA Important
The public has more time to give its views on the terms of the EIA. 27th January 2009, 10:06am
Strata Law Reform Coming
The public is invited to submit comments by 6th March 2009. 27th January 2009, 9:46am
Use of Reserve Powers
Statements by the Governor and the FCO's Gillian Merron on the Governor's using his power to act against the advice of the Cabinet. 23rd January 2009, 5:26pm
Serving with Distinction
GIS Information Officer Cornelia Olivier earns the Governor's FACE Award. 23rd January 2009, 3:05pm
Constitution: Final Round Coming
Ten issues remain: "We believe a settlement is definitely within reach." 23rd January 2009, 2:52pm
Port Redevelopment Update
The public can provide feedback on the Terms of Reference for the scientific study until 30 January; plus there will be opportunities during and after the study is prepared for the public to provide further feedback. 23rd January 2009, 1:32pm
National Day of Healing and Unity
As we search for well-being in our lives, the community must acknowledge that the process of healing and unity does not begin until we own up to our hurts or traumas and begin to take steps towards positively changing our attitudes and behaviours. 23rd January 2009, 11:26am
Governor's Speech
HE The Governor Mr Stuart Jack, CVO, welcomed Cayman Business Outlook participants. 23rd January 2009, 10:35am
Tourism, Jazz and the Census-All on GIS Spotlight
This week's GIS Spotlight revisits Little Cayman, the 2008 Jazz Fest, and looks at the 2010 Census. 23rd January 2009, 9:34am
Royal Garden Party
The public is invited to submit applications to attend. 22nd January 2009, 1:25pm
Making Every Dollar Count
A three-day procurement conference and new procurement certification programme for purchasing personnel opened this week. 22nd January 2009, 12:47pm
Lock Cars in Cayman Brac
Police in Cayman Brac are urging members of the public to lock their vehicles and not leave valuable items on display. 22nd January 2009, 12:30pm
Dealing with Grief
Major life stressors can prompt the grief process. 22nd January 2009, 11:31am
Civil Servants Recognised
Five civil servants received FACE awards for excellence in customer service delivery. 22nd January 2009, 9:39am
Cayman Delegation for UK
A team from Cayman will head to the UK for final constitutional talks. 20th January 2009, 5:20pm
Cancel Permits
Employers are legally obliged to inform Immigration when an employee leaves. 20th January 2009, 5:11pm
GIS Spotlight on Restoring Miss Lassie's House
On GIS Spotlight this week: Restoring a cultural landmark; supporting autistic children, and a brand-new series spotlighting local farmers, fishermen and craftsmen.  16th January 2009, 12:49pm
Celebration of Wellness
Health Ministry officials encourage residents to focus on total well-being for 2009. 16th January 2009, 12:07pm
Maintaining Good Sexual Health
Achieving a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being includes good sexual health. 16th January 2009, 11:21am
Crime Awareness Seminars Forthcoming
RCIPS and UCCI have joined forces to offer two free crime awareness sessions to Grand Cayman residents and one session to Cayman Brac residents. 16th January 2009, 11:07am
Constitution Talks: Round Two
The quest for a new Cayman constitution continues as the second round of negotiations start. 16th January 2009, 9:57am
New Time for Art Flix
The change allows time for participants to negotiate peek hour traffic. 14th January 2009, 3:02pm
Service at the Click of a Button
Visit the RCIPS' new website. 14th January 2009, 2:27pm
New Training Suite for RCIPS
A computer room, study area and offices add to the service's training capabilities. 14th January 2009, 2:15pm
Interceptors Arrive
The boats are part of a government investment package into border protection worth approximately $7.7 million. 14th January 2009, 1:53pm
LOGB Press Briefing Statement
Hon Kurt Tibbets spoke about the constitutional modernisation process and gave an update about the proposed new cruise terminal as well as the associated EIA process. 8th January 2009, 2:02pm
GIS Spotlight on Productive Prisoners
On GIS Spotlight this week: Go beyond the Northward Prison fence; find out how to make a FOI request, and get the scoop on successful bird watching.  8th January 2009, 1:21pm
Recycle Christmas Trees
Natural trees are converted to mulch and given back to the public free of cost. 8th January 2009, 12:36pm
Attorney General Speech
Delivered at the opening of the Grand Court on 7 January 2009 8th January 2009, 12:22pm
CBA President's Address
Delivered at the opening of the Grand Court on 7 January 2009 8th January 2009, 11:44am
CILS President's Address
Delivered at the opening of the Grand Court on 7 January 2009 8th January 2009, 11:13am
Chief Justice's Report
Delivered at the opening of the Grand Court on 7 January, 2009 7th January 2009, 4:26pm
Paint Miss Lassieís House Windows!
CNCF invites artists who paint in oils, to sign up for the chance to be selected to paint one of Miss Lassieís windows or doors. 6th January 2009, 4:37pm
Day One for FOI
After 18 preparatory months, Cayman's civil service information managers dealt with their first FOI requests on Monday, 5 January. 6th January 2009, 2:49pm
New Grand Court Session
The ceremonial opening of the Cayman Islands 2009 Grand Court session is slated for 7 January. 6th January 2009, 11:48am
Obey Marine Laws!
RCIPS is warning people that they must obey the marine conservation laws or they will face arrest. 6th January 2009, 10:59am
Home Movies Workshops
National Gallery makes the most of Home Movies with Video Workshop 6th January 2009, 9:52am
National Gallery Figure Drawing
The course begins 15 January at the Harbour Place location. 5th January 2009, 5:33pm
FOI Emails Restored
All dedicated FOI e-mail addresses are now active. However, six public authorities continue to experience difficulties. 5th January 2009, 5:26pm
New US Travel Requirements
Nationals and citizens from Visa Waiver Programme (VWP) countries now have to get prior electronic travel authorisation when traveling to US. 5th January 2009, 12:00pm
An MBE for Eziethamae
Her past and present service in professional, social and charitable organizations is truly inspiring and pays testament to her selfless service ethic. 2nd January 2009, 10:25am