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Press Releases: February 2009

Focus on Good Governance
Cayman hosted a regional seminar, which informed leaders about risks, challenges and best practices of good governance. 27th February 2009, 2:57pm
New Elevator Codes Coming
The new codes cover, but are not limited to, elevators, moving walks and dumbwaiters. 27th February 2009, 2:44pm
Honouring Women Month
Cayman's 11th observance will be held throughout March under the theme, Heroes Among Us. 27th February 2009, 2:29pm
GIS Spotlight on Cayman's Climate Adaptation
On this week's show: Cayman's national climate-change plan, the National Recovery Fund on Cayman Brac, and the annual National Gallery costume ball.  27th February 2009, 1:25pm
National Gallery Costume Ball
NGCI Annual Fundraising Costume Ball "Memoirs of a Geisha" set to take place first weekend of March - few tickets still available. 27th February 2009, 10:20am
Treasury Training
Staff members are actively furthering educational qualifications. 26th February 2009, 3:26pm
"Celebration of Diversity" at Art@Governor's
A photographic display of the diversity and nature of the overseas countries and territories will be shown at Art@Governor's, a free art event set for this Saturday, 28 February, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. 26th February 2009, 1:51pm
Hungry, but No Threat to People
Photos of a Cayman racer snake eating a green iguana have intrigued many and worried a few. 24th February 2009, 4:50pm
DoA Livestock Shipment
Ninety-seven head of cattle and 21 goats, shipped from the US, will help local farmers replenish their herds. 23rd February 2009, 9:48am
New Features for the Ag Show
Residents are encouraged to carpool to the show, which offers fun, education and culture. 23rd February 2009, 9:28am
Referendum Bill
Members in the House will vote next week to enable the 20 May referendum. 23rd February 2009, 9:07am
Joint DOA USDA Workshop
Local agriculture officials participated in training that will help them protect Cayman from exotic pests. 20th February 2009, 4:53pm
CSC Expands Programmes
Existing or forthcoming programmes will significantly assist with the provision of increasingly efficient and effective public service to the Cayman Islands. 20th February 2009, 1:55pm
GIS Spotlight in the "Hot Zone"
On this week's show: Testing hazard materials safely, a new Ministry of Health and Human Services, and learning about earthquakes. 19th February 2009, 10:22am
"New Constitution is good for the Cayman Islands"
"It gives the people what they have been asking for. It safeguards our heritage, upholds our cherished values, protects fundamental human rights, gives Caymanians a greater say in ordering our domestic affairs; and retains and strengthens our constitutional ties with the United Kingdom." 16th February 2009, 4:20pm
Imported Dengue Confirmed
Public Health said that there is no evidence of local transmission of dengue in the Cayman Islands. 13th February 2009, 4:51pm
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.  13th February 2009, 2:27pm
Senior Spellers Roar
The annual High School Spelling Bee ends on high note - and with a perfect score. 13th February 2009, 11:06am
Return Brac Generators
As electricity has now been restored to most homes on the island, persons who signed out the generators should now return them, as agreed. 13th February 2009, 9:50am
Tint within the Law
For safety, tint on vehicles must let in enough light, Licensing Department officials say. 12th February 2009, 10:34am
Whatcha! A Tie for First Place!
Primary students did so well at the spelling bee finals that more awards were needed. 12th February 2009, 10:10am
LOGB Statement on Draft Constitution
"I highly commend this new Constitution to Caymanians. It is the key to unlocking a better future." 11th February 2009, 1:21pm
New Draft Constitution
Statement by HE the Governor. 11th February 2009, 12:25pm
Sexual Harassment and Stalking Report
The Young Business and Professional Women's Club presented government with a report on sexual harassment and stalking. 11th February 2009, 9:54am
Immigration Officer Arrested
The officer is charged with employing a person without a permit, and obstruction. 9th February 2009, 10:20am
Prince Raises Spirits
Cayman Brac residents of all ages enjoyed HRH Prince Edward's visit, despite their circumstances. 9th February 2009, 9:57am
Chevening Scholarships
Applications must be submitted by the Sunday 1st March 2009 deadline. 6th February 2009, 3:02pm
FCO Welcomes Draft Constitution
UK Minister congratulates Cayman's delegation "on their determination to secure the best deal for the people of the Cayman Islands". 6th February 2009, 2:02pm
GIS Spotlight on the Red Carpet
On GIS Spotlight this week: Cayman gets a film commission, tabulating the benefits of statistics, and celebrating 100 years with Miss Julia.  6th February 2009, 1:52pm
Focus on Health Research
The Ministry of Health and Human Services plans to strengthen research capacity, with support from a regional partner agency. 6th February 2009, 12:03pm
New Constitution
Talks conclude with new draft to be released next week. 6th February 2009, 11:42am
Nominate Women Heroes
The public is invited to nominate women who have been heroes in their lives. 5th February 2009, 11:38am
Photo and Poetry Contests
Heroes Among Us is the theme for these contests, organised for Honouring Women Month. 5th February 2009, 11:21am
Constitution Matters
The Cayman Islands delegation is pressing forward in talks with the UK. 5th February 2009, 10:40am
Report on Pedro Gas Charges
The Auditor General's review has revealed some irregularities. 5th February 2009, 10:08am
Statement from Acting Commissioner
Regarding Out of Court Settlement to the Hon. Justice Alexander Henderson. 5th February 2009, 9:58am
Matching People with Jobs
Department of Employment Relations staff are fanning to the districts to register Caymanian jobseekers. 4th February 2009, 1:25pm
NGCI Hosts Teachers Workshop
Educators will have the opportunity to discuss the role and function of creative experiences for young learners at an upcoming Teachers Workshop. 4th February 2009, 10:24am
London Talks
LOGB says considerable ground was covered. 4th February 2009, 10:00am