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Press Releases: November 2016

Fire Service Recruit Testing Begins
79 Caymanian applicants took the exam as part of the Fire Service recruitment process. 30th November 2016, 2:17pm
Dispatcher Awarded Chief Officer's Choice
The Ministry of Home Affairs rewards 911 dispatcher Natalie Wright for her lifesaving efforts.  29th November 2016, 4:47pm
DOI Responds to Immigration Officer Charges
The DOI will continue to cooperate with the investigation and provide assistance to the RCIPS. 29th November 2016, 4:42pm
New Vehicle Licencing System
System slated to be up and running in the New Year. 28th November 2016, 2:51pm
Regional Weather Services Meet
Director General John Tibbetts attended the gathering in Grenada last week. 25th November 2016, 1:58pm
Customs Clearance a Breeze
Arriving passengers with nothing to declare may now promptly exit hall. 25th November 2016, 1:46pm
Fire Rescue Vessel Launches
The Fire Service officially unveiled their new fire rescue vessel at the George Town Yacht Club. 21st November 2016, 2:49pm
Inmates Handiwork Showcased
Inmates with Prison Service put their carpentry skills to work, building a wagon for Pirates Week Parade. 17th November 2016, 5:45pm
Enhancing Compliance with HIL
The DOI will require proof of compliance with the HIL for all temporary work permits exceeding 30 days. 17th November 2016, 5:01pm
Philbert McFarlane DG Awardee
Mr. McFarlane from Lands & Survey Department wins Deputy Governorís Award 2015-2016. 17th November 2016, 4:35pm
CIFS Take Training to New Heights
CIFS held a full scale training exercise to review on how to react to a high-rise emergency. 16th November 2016, 11:31am
Cayman Attends World Heritage Convention
Ministry of Culture represented the Cayman Islands at the second national workshop. 16th November 2016, 10:57am
New DOI Cancellation Form Introduced
The DOI has introduced a new Withdrawal/Cancellation/Refund Form for existing workpermits.  11th November 2016, 11:19am
Fire Service to the Rescue
Three fire officers with the Cayman Islands Fire Service rescue 10 stranded passengers on boat.  9th November 2016, 3:33pm
Remembrance Sunday Parade & Ceremony
The Remembrance Sunday ceremony will pay tribute to veterans who defended their countries during times of war. 9th November 2016, 11:07am
New Voters Added
The Elections Office registered some 1,000 new voters in September bringing the total number to 19,515. 4th November 2016, 4:04pm
Customs Changes Payment Policy
Customs Department will no longer accept personal cheques at its collection points. 4th November 2016, 3:00pm
A More Robust Approach to PR Fees
The DOI is ramping up to pursue outstanding permanent residency fees in the Cayman Islands. 4th November 2016, 12:32pm
Long Service Medal Recipients Honoured
Officers from the uniformed services received the Overseas Territories Long Service Medal. 3rd November 2016, 4:47pm
Meteorologists Given Training
Officers will be able to provide weather forecasts anywhere in the world. 1st November 2016, 10:03am