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Press Releases: March 2009

Election Preparations Update
Formal notices of polling stations, candidates and vote count venues are published. 31st March 2009, 4:38pm
Notice of Referendum
Cayman's first referendum will be held to allow electors to vote on the Draft Constitution. 31st March 2009, 4:05pm
Local Voting Options
A wide range of options are available to accommodate voters. 30th March 2009, 4:07pm
Comment Now on Sex Offender Bill
The Ministry of Health and Human Services urges people to send in their comments before 17 April. 30th March 2009, 11:53am
Turtle Farm MD Resigns
Boatswain Beach's Managing Director Joey Ebanks is running for election to the LA. 30th March 2009, 11:47am
Constitution, Immigration, Radio Cayman
GIS Spotlight takes you to the heart of constitution matters; highlights a new immigration programme, and then gets up close and personal at Radio Cayman. 27th March 2009, 4:27pm
PWD Launches Training Facility
Training supports PWD's goal of improving service quality and efficiency said Director Max Jones. 27th March 2009, 3:24pm
Honouring Heroines
As part of Honouring Women Month, the ladies from the eastern districts were centre stage during a senior's luncheon. 27th March 2009, 3:04pm
Statements from Press Briefing
The LoGB on financial services and tax assistance, affordable housing initiatives, and civil servants and health insurance. 27th March 2009, 12:37pm
43 Nominated
"The nomination process ran smoothly throughout the day. All nominations were in order and the officers performed commendably." 26th March 2009, 12:18pm
Nomination Day
Wednesday, 25 March, is Nomination Day for the Cayman Islands' 2009 National Elections to be held in May. 25th March 2009, 3:54pm
Lionfish
Invasive Marine Species 25th March 2009, 1:31pm
Reader-Friendly Constitution
'Explanatory Guide' compares the existing and proposed constitutions. 24th March 2009, 2:18pm
House Dissolves
Members have until midnight to conclude pending business. 23rd March 2009, 5:06pm
Court Weights Pending
Courts Office employees accept the challenge to lose pounds for better health. 20th March 2009, 5:57pm
Validate Spear Gun Licences
All provisional spear gun licences will be invalid after March. 20th March 2009, 5:42pm
'GIS Spotlight' on Pensions
On this week's show: Securing your pension, Cayman's pain management clinic, and big brothers and sisters in school. 20th March 2009, 3:52pm
Liquor Ban on Election Day
The sale of liquor will be suspended during poll time. 20th March 2009, 3:24pm
Community Well-being
Addressing the current economic reality, the Minister for Health and Human Services said cross-ministerial collaboration, public/private initiatives, and personal responsibility will allow us to find opportunities in the current situation and allow us to address the challenges holistically. 19th March 2009, 5:15pm
Tax Cooperation Assistance
CIG announced the extension of comprehensive tax information assistance to seven new countries. 19th March 2009, 4:23pm
2010 Public Holidays
Official Cayman Islands public holidays for the year 2010. 19th March 2009, 10:06am
Navy Frigate to Visit
United States Navy vessel USS Samuel B. Roberts to call on Cayman. 19th March 2009, 9:50am
Another Family Survives Fire
Professionals douse Bodden Town house fire. 19th March 2009, 9:39am
Six Join HSA Board
Five new directors will serve a one-year term, while the sixth will serve for four months. 19th March 2009, 9:32am
Tourism Outlook 2009
Statement by the Honourable Charles E. Clifford. 17th March 2009, 1:00pm
GIS Spotlight Focuses on Policing Cayman's Waters
On this week's show: Cayman's new police boats; a model emergency exercise; the National Education Conference 2009. 16th March 2009, 4:26pm
Declare Interests
Election nominees are required to declare assets and liabilities. 16th March 2009, 11:21am
Know Your Health Insurance
In tough economic times it is imperative to understand your health insurance rights. 16th March 2009, 10:36am
CIFSA, CIG Statements
At a press conference Government gave its full support to CIFSA as it undertakes a global public affairs effort in support of the financial services sector. 13th March 2009, 3:50pm
Honour Women with Art Auction
The works on display will depict the female form or the artists' interpretation of who or what makes a women a hero. 13th March 2009, 3:01pm
Gas Code and Safety Course
The Building Control Unit will host a two-day 25-26 March fuel gas code and safety workshop. 12th March 2009, 4:40pm
LOGB Press Briefing Statement
Key developments in international public affairs matters relating to our financial services sector. 12th March 2009, 3:18pm
Discover Heroes Among Us
Honouring Women's Month's Evening with Heroes asked participants to find heroic people around us. 12th March 2009, 1:16pm
Pre-Qualify for Permits
Under a new immigration system, employers must show good business practices. 12th March 2009, 12:58pm
Agreements with Nordic Countries
The Cayman Islands and the seven Nordic countries successfully concluded technical negotiations on a series of bilateral agreements, including tax information agreements. 12th March 2009, 12:31pm
Commissioner of Police Recruitment
Community to assist. 12th March 2009, 12:06pm
Governor’s Speech to Chamber
Maintain reputation for quality in world economy. 12th March 2009, 9:12am
Int'l Women's Day
Using the theme Heroes Among Us, Cayman celebrated women. 11th March 2009, 4:15pm
Statement by the Governor
On operations Tempura and Cealt. 11th March 2009, 12:11pm
Statement by Acting Commissioner
Regarding funding for special police investigations. 11th March 2009, 11:43am
International Women's Day Message
Minister encouraged everyone to take the time during Honouring Women Month to honour the women in their lives, who are most likely doing some extraordinary things. 10th March 2009, 11:42am
Good FOI Response Time
Public authorities are responding well within the 30-day timeframe set by law. 10th March 2009, 10:09am
New Liquour Licensing Inspector
The inspector is responsible for the examination of licensed properties on a regular basis. 9th March 2009, 4:25pm
Commonwealth Day
"...the Commonwealth to me has been sustained during all this change by the continuity of our mutual values and goals. Our beliefs in freedom, democracy and human rights; equality and equity; development and prosperity..." 9th March 2009, 9:05am
OT Scholarship for Ecological Studies
The scholarship is part of the Overseas Territories Training and Research Programme which will contribute to capacity building within the OTs. 6th March 2009, 4:21pm
GIS Spotlight on New Financing for Entrepreneurs
On this week's show: Young businesses boosted by local investors' network; a better road makes for better business; and Cayman Quiz6th March 2009, 11:24am
Film Fundraising Event
A Positive Peer Power fundraiser & awareness event for Cayman's own feature length film production, When No One's Looking, will showcase a wide array of local entertainment and performers. 5th March 2009, 3:53pm
Annual Orchid Show
The public is invited to the Orchid Show and Sale on 7 and 8 March from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm at the Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park. 5th March 2009, 3:36pm
Rotavirus Vaccine Available
Vaccinations are expected to reduce the number of hospitalizations caused by the infection. 5th March 2009, 2:42pm
HSA CEO Appointed
Mrs Lizzette Yearwood was today confirmed as CEO of the Health Services Authority. 4th March 2009, 3:02pm
Industrial Park Upgrade
The government authorities for roads and water are completing infrastructure upgrades. 3rd March 2009, 3:45pm
Celebrating EU OCT Diversity
Located at Pedro St. James, it features the overseas countries and territories associated with the EU. 3rd March 2009, 3:00pm
Broadcast Upgrade
A new remote-broadcast van boosts Radio Cayman's ability to serve the community. 2nd March 2009, 11:37am
Drawing Fundamentals Workshop
The Fundamentals of Drawing Workshop, taught by artist Julieta Alvarez-Macías on 14 March, will develop concepts such as proportion, light and shadow, composition and space. 2nd March 2009, 10:10am