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Press Releases: April 2010

Muzzling Illegal Guns
This week on GIS Spotlight: a new gun amnesty and raising a happy and healthy child on a budget. 3rd May 2010, 1:35pm
Shetty Project Explained
Cabinet has released the full details of the agreement signed with Dr. Shetty for the Cayman Narayana Health University. 30th April 2010, 5:34pm
US Officials Meet Citizens
Local American citizens opened lines of communications during a meeting with officials from the US Embassy in Kingston. 30th April 2010, 4:12pm
Census 2010
The census, "Everyone Counts", was officially launched on Grand Cayman. 30th April 2010, 11:51am
Hurricane Exercise
PWD and NRA will be shuttering Government buildings. 30th April 2010, 11:29am
Health Tops the List
Public Health will encourage healthy choices this Child Month by handing out fruit and water in schools.  28th April 2010, 4:22pm
Prizing Sports Stars
Minister of Sport gives the East End Community Sports Committee a nod of approval. 28th April 2010, 3:14pm
Stimulating Talks
Constituency boundaries and the effects on the electoral process were the focus of the EBC's first two public meetings. 28th April 2010, 2:46pm
EBC on Sister Islands
Residents on Cayman Brac and Little Cayman have an opportunity to meet with the electoral boundary commissioners on Friday, 30 April. 27th April 2010, 6:06pm
East End Clean-up
Young and old joined the Earth Day effort and removed close to 100 bags of trash from East End beaches. 27th April 2010, 4:01pm
Jam-packed May-Kid Style!
Child Month, incorporating Week of the Young Child, promises a lot of family activities. 26th April 2010, 5:53pm
Training for Families
The Family Resource Centre reports the first 8-week session of its Family Skills Training Programme was a success. 26th April 2010, 5:41pm
Vaccination Week
Health Minister, the Hon. Mark Scotland,JP, reminds everyone to Love them, protect them, and immunise them. 26th April 2010, 1:33pm
Bill Settled
Matrix International sub-contractors receive nearly $281,000 from Government. 26th April 2010, 1:23pm
Next Auditor General Named
Mr. Alastair Swarbrick, who has 19 years' public auditing experience, will take up the post in July. 26th April 2010, 1:17pm
Boundary Commission Begins Work
Public meetings with George Town and West Bay residents begin next week. 23rd April 2010, 3:27pm
Pension Holiday Now Law
A temporary voluntary pension holiday for private sector employers and employees takes effect Monday, 26 April. 23rd April 2010, 1:25pm
Sister Islands Census Launch
The information campaign for the national population and housing count started today on Cayman Brac. 23rd April 2010, 1:09pm
The Plastic Trap
DoE hopes to shrink annual usage of plastic bags by introducing a no-plastic bag initiative on Earth Day 23rd April 2010, 12:55pm
Drawing Green Tourists
This week on GIS Spotlight: Green Globe certification, helping the disabled, and meeting Cayman's latest film-makers. 23rd April 2010, 12:15pm
RCIPS Briefs UK Officers
Temporarily assigned members of the UK police service were given an introduction to Cayman by RCIPS officials. 22nd April 2010, 5:11pm
Smooth Roads Ahead!
Cayman Brac's new asphalt plant arrives on-island. 22nd April 2010, 1:11pm
Special Report Released
The Auditor General has issued an update assessing government's financial accountability reporting. 21st April 2010, 1:30pm
Census 2010
Cayman's population and housing count's official launches are here. 21st April 2010, 1:14pm
Regulating Amateur Radio
New ham radio controls will enhance operations in the Cayman Islands. 19th April 2010, 6:55pm
Four Homes Handed Over
Cayman Brac families continue to benefit from government's affordable housing scheme. 19th April 2010, 6:47pm
Honour Nominations Sought
The public can now submit nominations for Her Majesty The Queen's New Year Honours 2011. 19th April 2010, 6:28pm
Cruise Berthing MOU Signed
The agreement allows negotiations with cruise lines to begin, Premier Bush explained. 16th April 2010, 5:12pm
NHDT Home Handover
A newly-constructed home was handed over to its owners in East End last Thursday. 16th April 2010, 12:31pm
Commissioners Meet
Members of three Constitutional commissions enjoyed casual interaction. 16th April 2010, 12:03pm
Home Sweet Home!
This week on GIS Spotlight: Promoting home ownership; the national drug survey and celebrating Vaccination Week 2010. 15th April 2010, 3:09pm
Check UK Flights
Volcanic ash affecting flights into Europe. 15th April 2010, 11:58am
Auditor General Post Accepted
After a unanimous decision by the interview panel, His Excellency the Governor extended the offer to a candidate outside the Cayman Islands. 15th April 2010, 11:48am
Boundary Commission at Work
New Constitutional Commission invites public input on electoral district boundaries. 14th April 2010, 11:41am
Fear is no Obstacle
The new Deputy Accountant General regards fear as a stepping stone to success. 13th April 2010, 1:26pm
Curve Winner Named
Monique Cullen beat out many others to win the GIS Marketing and Communications Expo competition. 9th April 2010, 3:11pm
Linking Athletics to Success
Former CARIFTA and Island Games medallists inspire primary school athletes. 9th April 2010, 2:57pm
Doing Cayman Proud
Cayman's CARIFTA 2010 swim team managed to rake in nine medals, including three gold. 9th April 2010, 12:07pm
Childhood Obesity Tackled
A cheque will help in the fight against childhood obesity. 9th April 2010, 11:57am
Seeking Work?
This week on GIS Spotlight: Get your career going; the new vehicle licensing facility and some catboat history. 8th April 2010, 3:18pm
Bennett Named DCIO-Admin
Local HR professional joins the Department of Immigration's management team. 8th April 2010, 11:30am
Health Signing
Cayman signs medical-tourism agreement to develop a new hospital project. 7th April 2010, 5:01pm
A Golden Gift
Rotaract Blue members give $5500 to outfit the Golden Age Home. 7th April 2010, 4:57pm
World Health Day Message
This year's theme - "1000 cities, 1000 lives" - calls us to rediscover creative and wholesome ways of relieving stress and staying healthy while living in an urban environment. 7th April 2010, 9:59am
Bush Answers Opposition
The Premier responds to the opposition's position paper on government finances saying his government is in a salvage operation mode designed to take the country out of the grips of wasteful PPM spending. 6th April 2010, 12:44pm
Running for the Queen
The Governor celebrates the Queen's Baton Relay. 2nd April 2010, 4:52pm
EU Court Decides
Human Rights Court upholds Privy Council verdict. 2nd April 2010, 12:05pm
Fire Safety for Camping
The public is asked to take precaution with camp fires. 2nd April 2010, 10:51am
Cheering Cayman's CARIFTA Athletes
The Sports Minister calls on everyone to come out this weekend and support Cayman's team at the CARIFTA 2010 games. 1st April 2010, 4:04pm
World Autism Awareness Day
"...the urgency of this awareness drive is clear. Our only recourse is to build knowledge, and offer professional help and personal support to those living with autism." 1st April 2010, 2:58pm
Training Teachers Tops the Show
This week on a GIS Spotlight repeat: Master's programme for teachers at UCCI; Literacy Week and saving the Nassau grouper. 1st April 2010, 2:37pm