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Press Releases: February 2017

RCIPS Officer Awarded Chief Officer’s Choice
Mr. Darren Ebanks, with the RCIPS, has been named the newest Chief Officer’s Choice. 3rd March 2017, 11:14am
New Competition for Ag Show
Nineteen entrants will for the crown in a floral arranging contest. 27th February 2017, 4:40pm
HMCIPS Recruits Receive CCTV Training
The new recruits received training on how to use the National CCTV Network.  27th February 2017, 1:15pm
Cuban Migrants Repatriated
Immigration officials repatriated a group of 20 Cuban migrants to Havana, Cuba. 21st February 2017, 5:24pm
Drug Arrest Made at HMCIPS
An officer with HMCIPS apprehended a man who was caught throwing drugs over the prison fence. 20th February 2017, 3:52pm
Fleet Assessment on CIFS Vehicles
Experts have evaluated on the entire fleet of domestic and aerodrome vehicles. 17th February 2017, 2:52pm
Governor Out of Hospital
Governor Kilpatrick was released this afternoon 16th February 2017, 5:21pm
Pedometer Challenge Hits Record Totals
A collective 179 million steps recorded in the ‘Every Step Counts’ Pedometer Challenge.  16th February 2017, 4:04pm
New Fire Engine for CIFS
The CIFS will soon receive a new aerodrome fire truck at the Charles Kirkconnell International Airport. 16th February 2017, 11:41am
Governor in Hospital
The Governor was admitted to hospital in George Town at the weekend after slipping on a wet floor and injuring her ribs.  14th February 2017, 2:53pm
Deputy Director Returns to HMCIPS
Ms. Joseph-Caesar will resume her duties at HMCIPS on 20 February 2017. 12th February 2017, 12:23pm
Elections Officers Begin Training
Some 300 elections officers began their training at a session held by the Elections Office. 10th February 2017, 2:35pm
New Masters of Law Programme
The Law School will offer a new master's degree programme on international finance law and regulation from September 2017. 9th February 2017, 1:27pm
2017 DG 5K Charity Announced
YMCA this year’s recipient as Deputy Governor focuses on the young people of the Cayman Islands. 9th February 2017, 11:58am
Serving Those Who Serve
A CIFS fire officer will undergo a training course offered by the International Fellowship of Chaplains. 9th February 2017, 11:19am
Cayman Joins Health Initiative
Regional plan underway to combat ineffectiveness of drugs used to treat infection.  7th February 2017, 2:50pm
New Security Feature for British Passports
HMPO has implemented changes to the British passport under a new policy called “sign after receipt.” 6th February 2017, 4:24pm
Minister Panton in London, Brussels

Financial Services Minister Wayne Panton is meeting this week with UK and European Union lawmakers in London and Brussels, on subjects including beneficial ownership; the EU screening process; proposed UK legislation; OECD and EU initiatives; Brexit; and to participate on a panel in Brussels on corporate taxation.

 3rd February 2017, 4:11pm