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Press Releases: July 2009

LA Clerk Retires
After 28 years' service in the Legislative Assembly, Wendy Lauer Ebanks will retire; the LoGB spoke, citing her "competence and efficiency." 31st July 2009, 2:54pm
Sickle Cell H1N1 Meeting
Sickle cell disease patients are at risk of developing complications. 30th July 2009, 3:18pm
Liquor Licensing Deadline
Monday, 3 August, is the renewal deadline for all licence holders. 30th July 2009, 3:09pm
Brackers to Soccer Camp
Twelve Cayman Brac students attended a summer camp at St. Leo University in Florida. 30th July 2009, 3:01pm
Doppler Radar for Cayman
By 2011, Cayman will have Doppler radar, part of a regional early-warning weather system. 29th July 2009, 4:31pm
LoGB Statement on Radar
"...Cayman is to benefit from early-warning weather radar that will significantly enhance our Islands' ability to predict severe weather." 29th July 2009, 4:27pm
Auto Mechanics Summer Camp
Part of the Youth Services Unit's Sizzling Summer Series and facilitated by the National Roads Authority, the camp encourages young people's interest in the auto industry. 29th July 2009, 11:32am
New Process for UK Passports
 24th July 2009, 3:30pm
New Process for UK Passports
The UK Passport Service Centre in Washington D.C. will now process applications for full validity British Citizen passports. 24th July 2009, 3:30pm
LoGB Press Briefing Statements
Minister Bush delivered statements on a scheduled Dubai Investment Bureau Office, construction costs for the new high schools, the appointment of an immigration review team and more. 23rd July 2009, 7:03pm
Work Starts on Brac Station
Construction underway on Cayman Brac's police station. 23rd July 2009, 6:10pm
Two New Chief Officers
Jennifer Ahearn and Dorine Whittaker have been appointed chief officers. Both took up their positions this Monday, 20 July 2009. 21st July 2009, 1:23pm
Strangelove at CineClub
Watch the greatest black comedy ever made next Monday, 27 July, during the National Gallery's CineClub. 20th July 2009, 5:52pm
National Gallery Opens Late
This new bi-monthly late night opening extends the Gallery's opening hours until 9:00pm. 20th July 2009, 5:43pm
More Tests Needed
After the death of a 31-year old male, HSA says local testing for flu was negative. 20th July 2009, 5:06pm
Cayman Kai Home Burns
Fire fighters put out the blaze, only to have the condo's double roof catch fire hours later. 17th July 2009, 5:44pm
LoGB Statements from Briefing
Mr. Bush shared statements on the status of tax information agreements, the CIDB stimulus programme, providing more information on-line on hedge funds, re-naming Pirates Week and more. 17th July 2009, 3:36pm
Young People Tour
A guided tour of 'HMS Iron Duke' was a rare treat for local unformed groups. 16th July 2009, 2:02pm
An Environmental 'First'
A visiting naval vessel anchored at the Cayman Islands' only sea berth. 16th July 2009, 1:57pm
Royal Navy Reception
Local officials and guests attended a reception and ceremony on 'HMS Iron Duke'. 16th July 2009, 1:33pm
A Call to Help
The Minister of Community Affairs has urged closer collaboration between government and the community, in order to enhance residential care for children. 15th July 2009, 3:45pm
Minister Checks Construction
Minister Mike Adam led ministry and Public Works staff on a tour of Golden Age Home in West Bay.  13th July 2009, 5:00pm
Environmental Impact
European Union facilitated environmental discussions amongst overseas territories. 13th July 2009, 4:53pm
Be Careful
Traffic signals are being repaired at the Shedden Road/Harbour Drive intersection. 13th July 2009, 4:37pm
GIS Spotlight on Staycations
On this week's show: Affordable getaways at home, the Pensions Office, and Cayman hosts a Commonwealth meeting. 13th July 2009, 12:19pm
HE, Acting LoGB Speak to the Public
Two shooting deaths in four days bring pleas from CIG officials to reject violence and contribute to community safety. 10th July 2009, 11:22am
Police Commissioner's Comments
"We need to work together to reduce gun crime and acts of violence." 10th July 2009, 10:55am
PRIDE in Customer Service
The Reef has wholeheartedly embraced the Department of Tourism's PRIDE programme. 10th July 2009, 10:47am
Garbage Fees Due
DEH officials are asking the public to pay their fees on time. 10th July 2009, 10:16am
FS Stands Firm
The Financial Secretary states that he and the Portfolio of Finance are allies to the truth and are not involved in any exercise to discredit the previous administration. 9th July 2009, 12:12pm
Social Services Assessment
Community Affairs Minister, the Hon. Mike Adam, is analysing departments under his portfolio. 8th July 2009, 4:35pm
Youth Assembly Hits Home
"All should take note that our young people have a keen interest in the country's future," Minister Scotland said. 7th July 2009, 4:36pm
Students Urged: Seek Excellence!
Minister urges students to claim their future through excellence. 7th July 2009, 4:31pm
HMS Iron Duke Visits
The ship provides support for UK Overseas Territories during the hurricane season. 7th July 2009, 4:27pm
Minister Attends Graduations
Cayman Brac primary school students graduate. 7th July 2009, 4:23pm
Fly the Flag on Constitution Day
On Monday, 6 July, display the National Flag and the Union Jack publicly and prominently. 3rd July 2009, 4:15pm
Praises for Former CIO
Former Immigration Chief Franz Manderson is the new Deputy Chief Secretary. 3rd July 2009, 4:08pm
GIS Spotlight: Financing for Entrepreneurs
On this week's show: Young businesses boosted by local investors' network; a better road makes for better business; and Cayman Quiz.  3rd July 2009, 3:57pm
Press Briefing Rebroadcast
A repeat broadcast of Thursday's live televised cabinet press briefing will air 5 July. 3rd July 2009, 3:46pm
FS Outlines State of Finances
Responding to the Opposition, the Financial Secretary outlined major challenges for the new fiscal year, including a $74M deficit. 2nd July 2009, 4:20pm
Tribute to Mr McCarthy
In the Legislative Assembly, the Leader of Government Business noted that the Chief Secretary's accomplishments were impressive because they were achieved with "customary unflappable efficiency." 2nd July 2009, 11:56am
Input on Charities, Trust Bills
The Law Reform Commission invites additional comments on the revised draft Charities Bill and the Trusts (Amendment) Bill. 2nd July 2009, 11:41am
Prison Releases
Governor's Office clarifies recent parole of seven Northward inmates. 2nd July 2009, 11:33am
Chief Secretary Retires
Mr. George McCarthy, OBE, JP, retires from the top civil service position after 35 years' service. 1st July 2009, 5:40pm