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Press Releases: July 2014

Disease in West Africa
Ebola Viral Disease in West Africa. 1st August 2014, 2:08pm
Sunday Trading Consult Opens
The public has two months to comment on changes to the Sunday Trading Law. 1st August 2014, 1:27pm
Ministry’s Newest Interns
Young Caymanians join Ministry of Health, Sports, Youth and Culture.  1st August 2014, 1:27pm
Training Bolsters Joint Operation
Customs and Police officers received training to better carry out investigation of stolen goods. 31st July 2014, 12:31pm
More Power to be Generated
ERA winds up process for bidders for enhanced electricity generation. 31st July 2014, 11:33am
Containers Captured
Customs and Police officers conduct Operation Starfish to tackle export of stolen goods. 30th July 2014, 6:26pm
Chikungunya Update for 28 July
As of 28 July 2014, there were 10 cases investigated for this mosquito-borne disease in the Cayman Islands. 29th July 2014, 5:57pm
HIV Evaluation Team Visits Cayman
HIV/AIDS project evaluation team meets with officials to discuss final stages.  29th July 2014, 11:23am
New Prison Officers
Thirteen graduate to take posts as the newest officers in Her Majesty's Cayman Islands Prison Service. 28th July 2014, 6:28pm
Police Recruits Graduate
Twelve rigorously trained local candidates graduate as police officers. 25th July 2014, 7:57pm
Bagged Lunches Provided
Mental Health Court clients continue to benefit from Rotaract Club's generosity. 25th July 2014, 5:29pm
Mental Health Legislation Training Begins
Participants attended the first training session on the new mental health legislation. 25th July 2014, 4:43pm
Five Get Immigration Epaulettes
Four men and one woman graduated as the newest Immigration Officers. 25th July 2014, 4:09pm
Funds for Families in Need
5k run helped to raise funds for local families and children in need. 24th July 2014, 11:03am
Landfill Fire under Control
Officials confirm that the fire at the GT landfill is under control.  24th July 2014, 10:15am
Chikungunya Update for 21 July
Total cases investigated for chikungunya since 25 June 2014 is seven. 23rd July 2014, 2:48pm
Helpful Course for Landscape Workers
Department of Labour and Pensions provides training for 13 landscape workers. 21st July 2014, 12:19pm
Meeting with PAHO Consultant
PAHO Consultant met with Mental Health Commission members last week.  21st July 2014, 12:09pm
JMC Guests See Health City
Health City Visit by pre-Joint Ministerial Council Delegates. 18th July 2014, 5:19pm
JMC Visitors Entertained
Delegates at the pre-Joint Ministerial Council Meeting feted. 17th July 2014, 5:06pm
Mother to Child HIV and Syphilis
Cayman Islands moves towards elimination of mother-to-child HIV and Congenital Syphilis transmission. 16th July 2014, 4:32pm
Government Officials Meet on Chikungunya
Contingency plans are being put in place and refined across Government. 16th July 2014, 12:42pm
Chikungunya Update for 14 July
Two new suspected cases of chikungunya.  16th July 2014, 12:25pm
OCC Tenth Anniversary
The Governor leads in applauding the work of the Office of the Complaints Commissioner. 15th July 2014, 5:43pm
Another Chikungunya Update
Chikungunya update as of 11 July 2014. 12th July 2014, 4:52pm
RCIPS Recruits Ready
Twelve recruits have undergone rigorous training and will graduate next week. 11th July 2014, 6:02pm
New Director for Tourism
Rosa Harris takes top position at the Department of Tourism. 11th July 2014, 4:02pm
Governor Hosts Hospice Runners
At the reception, the Deputy Governor presented $12,500 to benefit Hospice Care. 9th July 2014, 5:11pm
'Proud of Them' Honouree Leshontae Missick
2014 Proud of Them recipient Leshontae Missick will overcome any obstacles she may face, on her road to serving the Cayman Islands community as a psychiatrist. 9th July 2014, 12:40pm
More on chikungunya
Public Health officials are presently testing two blood samples to rule out dengue and/or chikungunya. 8th July 2014, 4:29pm
Weekend Workout for Cadets
Cadets shared a workout over the weekend with other international cadet corps.  8th July 2014, 3:03pm
Response to Media
By Education, Employment and Gender Affairs Minister Hon. Tara Rivers. This is in response to a posting on the website of Cayman News Service Tuesday morning titled "Minister plans school sell-off". 8th July 2014, 2:02pm
UK Scouts in Town
Cayman Islands Scout Association gets visit from UK partner group.  3rd July 2014, 2:56pm
Minister on Chikungunya
Minister Bodden's Message on Chikungunya. 1st July 2014, 4:34pm