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Press Releases: June 2010

Health Direction Set
After a thorough consultation process, the Ministry of Health has presented the National Health Policy and Strategic Plan to stakeholders. 26th June 2012, 10:20am
New Auditor General Starts Work
Alastair Swarbrick arrives to take up the position of Auditor General. 2nd July 2010, 5:08pm
The Environment: Topical Talk
The Department of Environment invites residents to attend district meetings and discuss the proposed National Conservation Law. 30th June 2010, 4:45pm
Youthful Excellence
Outstanding Frances Bodden and Bonaventure students earn recognition. 30th June 2010, 3:28pm
Opportunity for Illegal Workers
Illegal residents should take advantage of the Department of Immigration's July amnesty. 30th June 2010, 2:05pm
A Lesson in Etiquette
Students are eager to show off new social skills acquired during an etiquette workshop. 29th June 2010, 4:17pm
Junior Achievement Recognition
Companies are thanked for supporting the Junior Achievement Programme. 29th June 2010, 10:32am
Brac Landfill Fire
Crews work to extinguish Brac landfill fire. 28th June 2010, 6:52pm
CayHealth Initiative Launched
The new HSA programme will focus on preventative healthcare measures. 28th June 2010, 6:46pm
Democracy at Work
The Cayman Islands' governing document is at the heart of Constitution Week 2010. 28th June 2010, 6:33pm
Athletes Praised
Cayman's young athletes received rare recognition today as members of the Legislative Assembly stood and applauded them. 28th June 2010, 6:24pm
Minister Lauds Athletes
Minister Scotland reported on Cayman athletes' 2010 performance to date, during this morning's LA proceedings. 28th June 2010, 3:35pm
Craftwork on Display
Local artists displayed their wares at Heritage House's first heritage market. 28th June 2010, 2:32pm
Virtual Gazettes
The Cayman Islands Gazette has a new website that is practical and user-friendly. 25th June 2010, 4:47pm
Fish Die-Off Investigated
A large number of fry washed up on Seven Mile Beach this week, prompting DOE officials to take a closer look. 25th June 2010, 11:29am
Know Your Status
Get tested for HIV/AIDS for free this Monday, 28 June. 24th June 2010, 2:36pm
HIV Doesn't Change You
But it changes your circumstances. Know your HIV status so you can take positive action. 24th June 2010, 2:11pm
New Local Honours
The Premier-proposed National Honours Bill is gazetted. 24th June 2010, 1:57pm
Finance Committee at Work
For the first time, the Hon. Premier chairs budget deliberations. 22nd June 2010, 4:36pm
Inside Art
This week's GIS Spotlight: Going behind the art scene, Education's Passport2Success and low-budget hurricane kits. 21st June 2010, 3:23pm
Brac Campus
UCCI on the Brac will relocate to a new home in August. 21st June 2010, 3:00pm
Arbitration Bill
The Law Reform Commission invites comments on draft bill. 21st June 2010, 2:46pm
Raising Awareness
Cayman observes International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. 21st June 2010, 1:12pm
Darwin Kurt Tibbetts, OBE, JP
"I consider myself blessed to have had the opportunity to raise a family in Cayman and to do what I have. I sincerely want others to have similar opportunities." 18th June 2010, 3:59pm
Penny McDowall, Cert. Hon.
Penny exemplifies selfless commitment and her passion for the Special Olympics has long earned her the respect of the athletes and admiration from her peers. 18th June 2010, 3:54pm
Celeste Broderick, Cert. Hon.
For Celeste, beauty pageants mean poise and personality, etiquette and education. 18th June 2010, 3:43pm
Jackie Balls, Cert. Hon.
For 37 years, Mrs. Jackie Balls has positively influenced thousands of girls by using dance to enhance character, self-image and cultural diversity. 18th June 2010, 3:38pm
Doorly McLaughlin, CPM
The Deputy Chief Fire Officer is the first local recipient of the Colonial Police and Fire Service Medal for dedication to the Cayman Islands Fire Service. 18th June 2010, 3:27pm
Alden M. McLaughlin Jr., MBE, JP
A humble but solid foundation, seasoned with a true love of country is what set the stage for Mr. McLaughlin to take on some of his generation's biggest issues, most notably constitutional modernization. 18th June 2010, 3:22pm
Queen's Birthday Honours 2010
Six residents have been named; heading the honour roll is Leader of the Opposition, the Hon. Kurt Tibbetts, who receives an OBE. 18th June 2010, 3:18pm
Government Online
An e-government initiative is meant to cut expenditure, boost efficiency and improve customer service. 18th June 2010, 9:46am
Naval Interactions
A busy schedule was arranged for HMS Manchester's brief visit to Grand Cayman. 17th June 2010, 5:21pm
A Sporting Summer
The Department of Sports has taken on an energetic intern that will help to raise awareness of the benefits of sports. 17th June 2010, 5:11pm
Think Environment
With a public outreach campaign from the Department of Environment, the proposed National Conservation Law is again making news. 17th June 2010, 4:52pm
Budget Address
As Cayman's first Finance Minister, Premier McKeeva Bush presented the budget address. 15th June 2010, 7:14pm
Tahiti Aquaculture 2010
Interested individuals are invited to attend the Tahiti Aquaculture 2010 seminar and workshop in Arue, Tahiti. 15th June 2010, 2:17pm
2010 Throne Speech
Government's plans for the 2010/11 fiscal year were outlined this morning during Governor Taylor's Throne Speech. 15th June 2010, 12:30pm
Queen Elizabeth II's Birthday Celebrated
Residents' awards received and announced during official celebrations of Her Majesty's birthday. 12th June 2010, 11:29am
Great Entertainment
Exciting competitions are the highlight of Child Month Youth Fest. 11th June 2010, 6:17pm
Immigration Chances
Immigration Department offers amnesty from prosecution for some immigration offences during July. 11th June 2010, 5:34pm
Enhanced Customs Efficiency
The colour coded clearance system for arriving airport passengers is a success. 11th June 2010, 5:18pm
Shipping In
A busy schedule is planned for HMS Manchester's visit to Grand Cayman. 9th June 2010, 4:38pm
Passport Prep
Advice from the Passport and Corporate Services Office: Act now to update and secure personal documents for the hurricane season. 9th June 2010, 4:20pm
A Landmark Birthday
With a gift from the Duke of Edinburgh, and a party in France, Cayman's former Governor Thomas Russell celebrated his 90th. 8th June 2010, 5:07pm
Better Road to Hell
National Road Authority improvements include a wider road and enhanced intersections on West Bay's Hell Road. 8th June 2010, 4:54pm
Acclimatising Cayman
This week "GIS Spotlight" explores climate change effects as well as Cayman's mitigation and adaptation plans. 8th June 2010, 4:21pm
Restoring Public Finances
"We have agreed in principle that the Cayman Islands Government can undertake additional borrowing next year." 8th June 2010, 2:42pm
Sickle Cell Disease
The UN world awareness day of this blood disorder is this Saturday. 8th June 2010, 1:49pm
Pushing Critical Thinking
Students took on the privatisation of Cayman Airways during an academic debate. 8th June 2010, 1:17pm
Vying for Nutritional Gold
Eight families learned about nutrition and budgeting. 4th June 2010, 5:23pm
Creek to Get New PO
A historic building will be refurbished replacing the previous PO, destroyed by Hurricane Paloma.  4th June 2010, 5:19pm
Shelter from the Storms
Shelter managers and their support teams are trained for the 2010 hurricane season.  4th June 2010, 5:09pm
Partnering with Education
Maples & Calder and Webster's Tours pitch in to help students learn about Cayman's culture. 4th June 2010, 4:54pm
Tree Booster
This World Environment Day, join DOE's tree planting project to bolster Cayman's biodiversity. 3rd June 2010, 4:10pm
Obesity a Family Affair
Don't miss "The Biggest Generation" on local cable channels as it highlights how small, but vital adjustments can improve children's health. 3rd June 2010, 3:29pm
Constitution Transcripts Available
The Cabinet Office has placed three transcripts of the negotiations with the UK on its website. 3rd June 2010, 1:42pm
A Job Well Done
Outstanding work in the recent hurricane exercise merited a reward for a joint PWD/NRA team. 2nd June 2010, 3:15pm
Preparing Our Protectors
As the first trainees since 2007, 11 immigration-officer recruits are undergoing a month of intense training. 1st June 2010, 5:11pm
Census 2010 Meetings
Potential census workers can learn about the criteria to become part of the team. 1st June 2010, 5:02pm
Donation to Pines
Health Ministry staff pass on collected funds for a digital camera. 1st June 2010, 10:58am
Levers Report Released
His Excellency the Governor published a slightly redacted tribunal report on Madame Justice Priya Levers. 1st June 2010, 10:31am