Press Releases

Tue, January 25, 4:24 PM

There is a brand-new face greeting visitors at the National Museum - compliments of the John Gray High School work experience programme.

Year 12 student Amber Yates is manning the admissions desk two days per week – Wednesdays and Fridays – as part of the school’s drive to prepare students for the working world.

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Tue, January 25, 4:20 PM

Cayman’s premier track star Cydonie Mothersill makes local history once again, this time by becoming the first Caymanian athlete selected to the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Athlete Committee.

“I am honoured to serve as a representative to all sportsmen and women. I believe it is important that WADA officials understand the unique challenges athletes face as we push ourselves daily to reach the top. “In speaking up for this branch of the sporting fraternity, I hope to support WADA in developing sensible and effective drug detection and prevention strategies,” Cydonie said.

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Tue, January 18, 3:24 PM

Marine biologists who are working with the Department of Environment to study the area’s predator species caught and tagged two tiger sharks last week fitting each shark with two types of high-tech electronic tracking devices.

One type is a satellite tag that includes a GPS receiver and transmitter, and signals via satellite the location of the shark. The other type is a small acoustic tag or pinger that transmits a signal that can be detected by a permanent or hand held receiver, so showing that the animal is near.

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Tue, January 18, 3:19 PM

Ministry of Health, Environment, Youth, Sports and Culture and Department of Health Regulatory Services staff showed their support for breast cancer awareness by raising money f

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Tue, January 18, 3:14 PM

Ever wondered what a devil fish look like? Or 100-year old embroidery? You can find these and other unexpected artifacts on display as part of the National Museum’s new exhibition series From the Collection.

Inspired in part by budget constraints and the ever present demand for display opportunities the new exhibition will allow the public to view some of the Museum’s 9,000 pieces that are in storage. It will be staged in the Changing Gallery.

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Thu, November 19, 2:51 PM

Cayman’s new Tobacco Law will certainly not be abandoned although the commencement date for this legislation has been pushed back to 31 December 2009, the Minister of Health Mar

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Thu, November 19, 2:19 PM

The Ministry of Health, in collaboration with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), is hosting a multi-agency workshop this week intended to strengthen Cayman’s national f

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Tue, October 20, 7:20 AM

The annual summer soccer camp in Bodden Town scored big with campers, for almost 100 children of all ages attended.

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Tue, October 20, 7:19 AM

As Minister of Sport, I am thrilled to be here.

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