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Press Releases: January 2010

Meeting George Towners
His Excellency the Governor and Mrs. Taylor connect with George Town residents. 2nd February 2010, 2:58pm
Indian Association's Generosity
Members of Cayman's Indian community opened their hearts to share. 29th January 2010, 4:39pm
The Treasury's Sharing Spirit
Treasury staff group donates funds to DCFS clients. 29th January 2010, 1:52pm
Statistics Week
The theme for this year's event is "2010 Census, Everyone Counts". 29th January 2010, 1:33pm
Training Teachers Tops the Show
Next week on GIS Spotlight: Master's programme for teachers at UCCI; Literacy Week and saving the Nassau grouper. 29th January 2010, 1:04pm
Governor in Bodden Town
Bodden Town residents meet and greet the new Governor. 29th January 2010, 12:37pm
Suspected Dengue Probed
Public health officials have vigilantly sent samples to CAREC after three people were hospitalized with acute viral infections. 27th January 2010, 6:53pm
Governor Inspects Police Ops
Governor visits RCIPS Headquarters, the Joint Task Force and the new marine base site. 27th January 2010, 6:27pm
Governor Inspects Emergency HQ
Governor Duncan Taylor, CBE, last week toured the Fire Service and the HMCI command centre. 27th January 2010, 1:41pm
Grouper Ban Reminder
The ban remains in effect until March 2010. 27th January 2010, 1:33pm
Governor Visits Prison
During his Northward tour, Governor Taylor received an overview of prison operations. 27th January 2010, 1:21pm
Celebrating Literacy
"Today a reader, tomorrow a leader" is the theme for this year's Literacy Week. 26th January 2010, 6:56pm
Generosity Applauded
Housing Development Trust presents appreciation plaques to three donors. 26th January 2010, 5:00pm
Festive Giveaway
Restaurant staffers reach out to the community with lasagne. 26th January 2010, 4:40pm
School Projects Back On
Work at John Gray and Clifton Hunter High Schools will restart under a new ministerial strategy. 26th January 2010, 4:16pm
Cayman Celebrates Christian Heritage
Some 30 persons were honoured for services to the community, youth, education, and for Christian leadership during today's National Heroes celebration. Celebrating a Christian Heritage. 25th January 2010, 5:30pm
Advising Haitian Families
PIE officials advise local Haitians who are desperate to contact loved ones. 21st January 2010, 6:08pm
Christian Heroes Feted
Awards and celebrations will mark the Cayman Islands' fifth annual National Heroes Day. 21st January 2010, 6:05pm
BCU Test Dates for 2010
Read more for info about applications, fees for the wireman's and electrician's trade exams. 21st January 2010, 5:57pm
Crime Under the Microscope
On next week's show: A crime-fighting lab; Boatswain's Beach wild pigeons fly away, and celebrating an exceptional senior citizen. 21st January 2010, 5:51pm
Meet and Greet
New Governor connects with Glass House staff. 21st January 2010, 5:45pm
US$50,000 for UCCI Sciences
An O2Micro International donation boosts UCCI's sciences. 21st January 2010, 5:41pm
New Focus on Youth
A restructured National Youth Commission is identifying and addressing issues facing Cayman's youth. 20th January 2010, 5:42pm
Taylors Welcomed
Residents and officials turned out to greet the Governor's family at Pedro St. James. 20th January 2010, 4:11pm
Premier's Message
Hon. McKeeva Bush says disaster preparedness is vital. 19th January 2010, 6:24pm
Earthquake Jolts Cayman
An earthquake temporarily stopped work in Cayman, as staff evacuated buildings. 19th January 2010, 1:01pm
Registration Ceremony
Acting Deputy Governor Franz Manderson advised new British citizens that privilege carries responsibilities. 18th January 2010, 6:54pm
Iguana Funds Boosted
Blue iguana population augmented by signing a European Union grant contract. 18th January 2010, 6:41pm
Commissions Secretariat
Government appoints manager under the 2009 Constitution. 15th January 2010, 5:19pm
New Governor Sworn In
His Excellency the Governor Mr. Duncan Taylor, CBE, was sworn in at the Legislative Assembly this afternoon. 15th January 2010, 4:10pm
Governor Designate Arrives
Government officials turn out to meet the Governor Designate Duncan Taylor at Owen Roberts International Airport. 15th January 2010, 2:38pm
Visa Fees Rise
Increased filing fees for Cayman Islands visitor and student visas are effective next week. 15th January 2010, 1:47pm
New Immigration Fees
The fees are expected to create CI$22.5m of additional revenue over a twelve-month period. 14th January 2010, 5:34pm
Getting Your Money's Worth
Next week on GIS Spotlight: Clever personal financial planning plus a weekend filled with gourmet events. 14th January 2010, 5:27pm
Marine Photographs for Education
Award-winning marine photographers donate 800-plus marine images to Education Ministry. 14th January 2010, 4:26pm
H1N1 Update: Vaccine Delayed
An ongoing strike at vaccine manufacturer Sanofi's warehouse is to blame. 14th January 2010, 4:11pm
Grand Court Resumes
The formalities of the 2010 session opening ceremony took place before a packed audience. 13th January 2010, 6:38pm
Grand Court Opens
Chief Justice Hon. Anthony Smellie, QC opens the 2010 session of the Cayman Islands Grand Court. 13th January 2010, 6:18pm
Equipment for Sister Islands
Heavy equipment additions to boost works projects and hurricane recovery. 13th January 2010, 6:14pm
Thirteen Appointments
Appointments made under the 2009 Constitution 13th January 2010, 6:08pm
Saddened by Quake
As a people who have ourselves faced two major natural disasters, we empathise and identify with this situation that confronts our Caribbean neighbours, says Premier Bush. 13th January 2010, 6:03pm
Site for Weather Radar
The Doppler radar station will be located on a two-acre section of Wilderness Farm in East End. 13th January 2010, 11:42am
USCGC Anacapa Visits
The American cutter will make a routine port call from 19-25 January. 11th January 2010, 4:43pm
Smilley Cements Success
Swimmer Andrew Smilley receives an international award for a groundbreaking open-water swim 8th January 2010, 2:33pm
New Police on the Block
This week on GIS Spotlight: Police recruits on the beat, learning unlocks opportunities for prisoners, and a preview of Taste of Cayman 2010. 8th January 2010, 10:21am
Dedicated Community Servant
A practising attorney and mother, Sharon Roulstone still finds time to give back to her community. "Every citizen has a role to play," she says. "I can't complain about the system if I've done nothing to help improve it." 8th January 2010, 10:03am
High Achiever Recognized
Awarded for his dedication to the betterment of young people, Pat Randall encourages other adults to become Junior Achievement advisors. 6th January 2010, 6:12pm
Fees Increase
This affects fees for citizenship, document authentication, and other selected services. 6th January 2010, 5:50pm
Grouper Research Boosted
Donated equipment will allow researchers to spend more time monitoring and tagging groupers. 5th January 2010, 11:04am
Quietly Ambitious
Frank E. Flowers loves Cayman, "Because people still know each other and the place is small enough to make a tangible difference in people's lives." 5th January 2010, 9:57am
New Complaints Procedure
Feedback from DCFS clients are to be handled more efficiently. 4th January 2010, 6:36pm
Housing to Provide Shelter
NHDT/Ministry open house attracts small contractors to build in East End and West Bay. 4th January 2010, 6:21pm
Strategising at the Ministry Level
A plan to strengthen intra-ministerial coordination is in the works. 4th January 2010, 6:08pm
Garbage Fees
Direct billing of garbage fees will cease in July 2010. 4th January 2010, 6:00pm
Have Comments on Legal Aid?
If you do, you have until 15 January to give written submissions to the Review Committee. 4th January 2010, 12:38pm
Avid Fundraiser Honoured
My driving force has been a deep desire to make a difference in someone else's life, says Betty Baraud. 4th January 2010, 10:29am