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Press Releases: May 2009

LOGB & Financial Services
At a meeting he called, the Hon. McKeeva Bush heard immediate concerns from financial services sector personnel. 2nd June 2009, 5:26pm
LOGB Outlines New Roles
Government backbenchers will be actively involved in specific projects within ministries. 2nd June 2009, 5:15pm
"Rebecca" for Movie Lovers
This week's CineClub feature is the 1940 film "Rebecca" 2nd June 2009, 3:09pm
Meeting with Stakeholders
In a meeting with stakeholders, Tourism Minister the Hon McKeeva Bush heard immediate concerns affecting the industry. 29th May 2009, 6:00pm
Modern Art and Colour Course
Explore the fascinating world of Modern Art through this six-week course. 29th May 2009, 3:28pm
Ministry/Portfolio Re-assignments
New Ministers of Government and Chief Officers take up office today. 29th May 2009, 12:00pm
More Protecting Against Tobacco
This year the annual World No Tobacco Day focuses on strengthening health warnings on tobacco products. 29th May 2009, 10:58am
Cayman Attends FOI Event
Regional access to information conference highlights the importance of FOI to the democratic world. 28th May 2009, 7:03pm
House Committees
New House names members of six committees including Public Accounts Committee (PAC) 28th May 2009, 6:23pm
New Government Plans Swift Action
Newly-installed Leader of Government Business outlines measures to tackle economic and human capital issues. 28th May 2009, 6:01pm
No Challenge from AG
Challenging Scotland and Seymour's nominations would compromise his duty to maintain absolute neutrality, says the Hon Samuel Bulgin, QC MLA, JP. 28th May 2009, 4:48pm
New Government Sworn In
Newly-elected Cabinet, and a new Speaker of the House, were formally appointed today in a public ceremony. 28th May 2009, 9:31am
Students' Health Screening
All new students are required to have health screenings, before entering school. 27th May 2009, 2:51pm
Eat, Live Healthier Together
This year's Caribbean Nutrition Day theme encourages family members to work together to achieve healthier lifestyles. 27th May 2009, 12:36pm
Scotland & Seymour Matter Unresolved
I have no Constitutional powers to determine whether the candidates are qualified to serve, HE the Governor says. 26th May 2009, 4:26pm
Kernohan Files Writ
Acting Commissioner says the matter has been referred to legal counsel. 26th May 2009, 4:15pm
Swearing In on Wednesday
Newly sworn-in MLAs will choose the Speaker and Cabinet Ministers in a live televised function. 26th May 2009, 3:53pm
Cayman Explores UNICEF Partnership
Cayman can benefit from partnering with UNICEF, said MHHS Chief Officer Diane Montoya. 26th May 2009, 1:57pm
GIS Spotlight on Breeding the Blues
On GIS Spotlight: Blue iguana breeding time, planting local, pulling your weight at the annual fire truck pull, and a knowledge test. 22nd May 2009, 12:58pm
Cayman AIDS Study Underway
An international AIDS consultant will review policy and legislative frameworks for AIDS prevention and treatment. 22nd May 2009, 12:50pm
Merron Congratulates UDP
We look forward to working with the new Government towards timely implementation of the new Constitution Order, Merron said. 22nd May 2009, 12:23pm
CI Constitutional Order
HE the Governor promises to explain phased introduction of Cayman's new constitution.  22nd May 2009, 12:13pm
Referendum YES!
Electors voted for a revised Constitution and now the country will begin to prepare for its implementation. 21st May 2009, 6:46pm
New Cabinet
Leader of the newly elected UDP government McKeeva Bush today (21 May) named his Cabinet. 21st May 2009, 5:53pm
Referendum Count Underway
At 4:15pm results for five districts were in. 21st May 2009, 4:23pm
Voter Increase in Elections
By a small margin, more voters went to the polls during Wednesday's General Elections than turned out for the 2005 elections. 21st May 2009, 11:16am
Polls Close with Few Hitches
There were a few reports of possible attempts to influence voters. 21st May 2009, 11:07am
Election Concludes
Results for the 2009 General Election are now available; results for the Referendum should be available this afternoon. 21st May 2009, 10:46am
Seek Help from Elections Officer
The Elections Office reminds voters that its representatives will help them. 20th May 2009, 2:00pm
Elections and Referendum
All of the Cayman Islands' 78 polling stations opened at 7:00am, so the electors can cast their votes in the 2009 General Elections and Constitution Referendum. 20th May 2009, 10:40am
History of Photography
The National Gallery hosts 'History of Photography' lecture 19th May 2009, 11:35am
Student Writers Excel
Caymanian students raise the bar in the Royal Commonwealth Society Essay Competition. 19th May 2009, 11:26am
Cuban Nationals to be Regularised
Cubans living in Cayman with close local connections are urged to apply for permanent residence. 15th May 2009, 5:20pm
Salary Required for Permit Apps
As of 1 June, the Immigration Department will not accept work permit applications if related advertisements lack salary information. 15th May 2009, 5:00pm
"Enduring Nature"
National Gallery lunchtime lecture looks at photography. 15th May 2009, 4:38pm
Governor Blogs
His Excellency the Governor Mr Stuart Jack has started a blog. 15th May 2009, 4:27pm
Walkthrough Elections Process
Gearing up for general elections and the referendum, plus a look at Child Month activities are this week's GIS Spotlight features. 14th May 2009, 10:49am
Modern Art and Colour Course
Set for 18 June, the course will explore the fascinating world of Modern Art through the use of colour. 14th May 2009, 10:40am
TB Case Being Treated
Public Health is taking aggressive clinical measures to test all close contacts of a hospitalised Tuberculosis patient. 13th May 2009, 4:40pm
New Chief Secretary Named
Veteran civil servant Mr. Donovan Ebanks will take up the position of Chief Secretary on 1 July 2009. 13th May 2009, 3:24pm
Local group C.B.R. launched their song CHOICE in conjunction with the Constitutional Review Secretariat. 13th May 2009, 12:55pm
Landmark Mental Health Workshop Held
An unprecedented multi-agency workshop will lay the groundwork for a national mental health strategy. 13th May 2009, 10:21am
Red Cross Celebrates
As part of a worldwide observation, the local branch commemorated its founder's birthday. 13th May 2009, 10:00am
Review of Arbitration Law
The Law Reform Commission has prepared a draft Discussion Paper and invites public comment. 13th May 2009, 9:45am
Prison Officer Suspended
The Prison Service has confirmed the suspension of a second officer in connection with the recent escape of a prisoner. 13th May 2009, 9:30am
National Gallery Family Fun Days
The family fun days are free events offering a variety of activities for children and adults to enjoy together. 12th May 2009, 12:31pm
Prisoner Recaptured
Escaped Northward prisoner is back in custody 12th May 2009, 12:10pm
Search for Prison Escapee
James Orville Ebanks was on remand for assault and other charges. 8th May 2009, 5:41pm
Getting Ready for Storm Season
PWD and NRA staff will run their annual hurricane preparedness drill next Wednesday. 8th May 2009, 5:28pm
Art Flix on the Tate Modern
The film charts the progress of a fascinating art project. 8th May 2009, 5:08pm
PRIDE: Lifting Customer Service
Cayman Islands tourism workers experience PRIDE customer service training. 8th May 2009, 4:49pm
Vienna Moot
The Cayman Islands Law School competed against law schools from countries as far ranging as Denmark, Lithuania and New Zealand. 8th May 2009, 4:34pm
Flu Rumours
Medical Officer of Health Dr Kiran Kumar confirms: There are no suspected cases of the influenza A (H1N1) in the Cayman Islands. 8th May 2009, 3:43pm
GIS Spotlight on Coe Wood Beach
On this week's show: Going east to Coe Wood; PRIDE boosts tourism; and CITE 2009 is a winner. 7th May 2009, 3:11pm
Get Travel Documents in Order
Make copies of key documents and store in a safe place, separate from the originals, says Governor. 7th May 2009, 2:39pm
Garbage Fees Overdue
Property and business owners have until 29 May to pay overdue garbage fees. 6th May 2009, 1:41pm
Gov Asks for Prison Policy Review
There will be an independent review of the Prison Service's policies and procedures regarding the supervision of prisoners outside of the prison. 5th May 2009, 4:13pm
Justice Levers Tribunal Thursday
The public hearing will be heard by Chairman Sir Andrew Leggatt, Sir Philip Otton and Sir David Simmonss. 4th May 2009, 1:38pm
Governor: Candidates to Follow Law
Possible non-compliance with the legal requirements is a matter for the courts to decide. 4th May 2009, 1:17pm
Curves Aids the Community
Children and Family Services Department receives a 1,000 lbs-plus dry goods donation. 4th May 2009, 1:01pm
Rds Closed: Funeral and Fete
On Saturday, traffic through BT will be diverted during a funeral, there will be roads closed in GT for batabano. 1st May 2009, 6:46pm
Operation Tempura Update
Inquiry into former Commissioner of Police, Stuart Kernohan and Chief Superintendent John Jones concludes. 1st May 2009, 5:00pm
New West Bay Library
New Learning Centre is the last in a series of district conversions. 1st May 2009, 4:44pm
DoA's Swine Flu Response
Three hundred local swine tested; to date, no Influenza A virus found in Cayman. 1st May 2009, 3:42pm
National Drug Court Month
The Cayman Islands Drug Rehabilitation Court launches its public awareness campaign to celebrate the month. 1st May 2009, 2:36pm
GIS Spotlight Features Elections Process
Gearing up for general elections and the referendum, plus a look at Child Month activities are this week's GIS Spotlight features. 1st May 2009, 12:16pm