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Press Releases: October 2009

Tobacco Law Delay
Cayman's Tobacco Law starts in the New Year. 30th October 2009, 3:59pm
IIP Council Appointed
Recent appointments will help businesses achieve the IIP standard. 30th October 2009, 3:15pm
Understand Diabetes and Take Control
With a special multi-agency event on 14 November, Cayman will join the international community to mark World Diabetes Day. 30th October 2009, 2:49pm
Shark Researchers
Four scientists will arrive in Cayman this weekend to work with DoE in surveying the islands' shark, whale and dolphin populations. 29th October 2009, 1:58pm
FACEs of Service
Ninety-three civil servants have been nominated for the third annual Governor's Five-Star Award for Customer Excellence (FACE). 29th October 2009, 12:40pm
NCVO Radio/Telethon
On Saturday, 7 November, the 30th annual fundraiser will be broadcast live from the Prospect Playhouse on Radio Cayman and on Cayman27 from 7pm to midnight. 28th October 2009, 11:35am
Ministry Connects with Kids
Watch a half-hour youth-focused programme on Island24, 2 November at 7:30 p.m. 28th October 2009, 11:25am
George Town Seniors Feted
Not even heavy rainfall could dampen George Town Seniors' fun. 27th October 2009, 5:16pm
PTU: New Boss & Office
The Public Transport Unit will open at a new location and with a new director come November. 27th October 2009, 2:03pm
Watch Tonight!
The first show in the four-part TV series on the new Constitution, "New Leadership: The Executive and The Legislature" airs this evening (Monday, 26 October) at 6.30 p.m. 26th October 2009, 2:44pm
HE, Officials Discuss Crime
A high-level government team agreed on ten measures intended to stem the tide of serious crime. 26th October 2009, 1:03pm
OTs Minister Comments on Motion to Sue
"I absolutely reject any suggestion that the Governor has acted in any way other than in the best interests of the government and people of the Cayman Islands." 23rd October 2009, 1:27pm
Yes, It's a Public Holiday!
To commemorate the 2009 Constitution's commencement, Friday, 6 November 2009 is a holiday - but the day is a holiday for this year only. 23rd October 2009, 1:20pm
Boatswain Beach Loans
The audior general's office releases a report critical of financial practices at the facility. 23rd October 2009, 11:21am
Poppy Appeal Begins
A symbol of Remembrance Day, poppies honour both the living and the dead; the money raised supports war veterans. 22nd October 2009, 2:39pm
Enhancing Seniors' Wellness
The Seniors' wellness fair focused on all-around care. 22nd October 2009, 2:21pm
Diagnostic Services Increase
Local state-of-the-art medical diagnostic facility, KY Imaging, opens in Grand Cayman. 22nd October 2009, 2:13pm
ESO Launches Seminars
The forum will feature improved database systems developed by ESO for use in analysis and planning. 20th October 2009, 4:36pm
Nominations for Birthday Honours
The Governor's office asks that nominations for 2010 awards be submitted by early November. 20th October 2009, 4:28pm
UCCI President Appointed
Former education minister Roy Bodden took up his appointment today (19 October 2009). 19th October 2009, 4:04pm
HE: Investigations Misunderstood
Pointing out the ongoing Operation Cealt is looking into allegations of very serious criminality, the Governor says, "I look forward to the day when the whole story can be told." 15th October 2009, 5:17pm
Public Input Sought
The Law Reform Commission seeks comments and views on new draft domestic violence legislation. 15th October 2009, 11:32am
GIS Spotlight Shines Green
On the next GIS Spotlight: Reduce your office footprint; skateboard with top gun Shaun White, and learn about protocol. 15th October 2009, 11:19am
HE: Tempura Not Routine
The Governor says that some aspects of Operations Tempura and Cealt could have been handled differently. 12th October 2009, 4:05pm
Report on Tempura/Cealt
The Auditor General's special report says the operations lacked oversight and project management processes. 12th October 2009, 12:01pm
GIS Spotlight Looks at Crime under the Microscope
On this week's show: A crime-fighting lab; Boatswain's Beach wild pigeons fly away, and celebrating an exceptional senior citizen. 9th October 2009, 2:31pm
Governor Hosts Seniors
For Older Persons Month, seniors attended the annual Government House tea party. 9th October 2009, 2:19pm
Changes to Older Persons' Events
A date change and a venue change. 9th October 2009, 2:08pm
Cayman Needs Climate Change Plan
Acting now will help Cayman be successful, at lower cost, in addressing climate change says DoE's Director Gina Ebanks-Petrie. 8th October 2009, 3:17pm
Seasonal Flu Vaccine Available
Starting Wednesday, 7 October, all residents can get a free flu shot; people at high risk for complications from influenza and those who live with or care for high-risk persons should be vaccinated early each year. 6th October 2009, 4:24pm
Giant Squid Found
The squid's rare appearance stirred 'great scientific interest' from US experts. 6th October 2009, 3:55pm
Safety First at Golden Age
Measures to ensure safe surroundings for seniors are being put in place at the West Bay home now under construction. 6th October 2009, 3:45pm
GIS Spotlight Eyes Improvements
On this week's show: A cutting edge eye clinic; celebrating our senior citizens, and get fit with GIS. 2nd October 2009, 3:43pm
Appointed Day: 6 November
HE gives Constitution's implementation date; Bill of Rights comes into effect in 2012.  2nd October 2009, 3:32pm
Smiley Swim Lauded
Andrew Smiley's first cold water swim in San Francisco Bay has earned congrats from the Sports Minister and a nomination for the world's greatest open water swim of 2009. 1st October 2009, 4:25pm
Fun at Heritage House
Cayman Brac Heritage House and the National Gallery teamed up for a fun-filled summer art camp. 1st October 2009, 4:07pm
OT Conservation Award
The UK's Joint Nature Conservation Committee is launching an annual award for nature conservation work. 1st October 2009, 4:00pm
Seniors Honoured
October has been set aside to celebrate seniors and their contributions to society. 1st October 2009, 3:36pm