Tag: Cayman Brac

Daggaro sells Brac land to dot.com millionaire

Daggaro sells Brac land to dot.com millionaire

| 07/06/2021 | 107 Comments

(CNS): Myles Newlove, the CEO of Daggaro, has sold the land on Cayman Brac, which has now been cleared, where he had planned to base the controversial Black Hawk helicopter search and rescue operation. This is despite claims Newlove made just a few weeks ago when he told CNS that he and his team were […]

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Driver killed in Cayman Brac car crash

Driver killed in Cayman Brac car crash

| 15/05/2021 | 6 Comments

(CNS): A 36-year-old man from Cayman Brac was killed on Friday evening following a single-car crash on West End Road-East, in which the vehicle reportedly flipped over. Emergency services arrived on the scene around 5:30pm. The driver, who according to social media postings was ejected from the car onto the road, was transported by ambulance […]

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Deputy takes top job on Brac as Scott retires

Deputy takes top job on Brac as Scott retires

| 22/04/2021 | 21 Comments

(CNS): Mark Tibbetts is the new district commissioner for Cayman Brac and Little Cayman today following the retirement of Ernie Scott, whose last day of work was Wednesday. Tibbetts, who was previously the deputy DC, secured the top civil service job on the Sister Islands “following a rigorous interview process”, officials said. Scott retires after […]

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Daggaro begins clearing bush for aviation project

Daggaro begins clearing bush for aviation project

| 19/04/2021 | 69 Comments

(CNS): The aviation company which secured planning permission for a helicopter operation based in Cayman Brac began clearing the only remaining remnant of tropical dry forest in the island’s far West End this weekend ahead of the construction work set to begin. However, an appeal challenging the planning approval given to the project by the […]

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Veteran cop heads for Sister Islands

Veteran cop heads for Sister Islands

| 07/04/2021 | 17 Comments

(CNS): Inspector Ian Yearwood has been appointed as the new area commander for the Sister Islands, taking over from Acting Inspector Kevin Bogle, who has returned to uniform policing in Grand Cayman after his two-year rotation at the helm of policing in Cayman Brac and Little Cayman. Yearwood, who took up the post this week, […]

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Brac driver sober in latest light pole crash

Brac driver sober in latest light pole crash

| 24/03/2021 | 15 Comments

(CNS): Police are investigating how a sober drive managed to literally wrap his white Honda Civic around a light pole on the Bight Road, Cayman Brac, yesterday morning in a single-car collision. Police and emergency services were called to the crash scene at around 11:40am Monday when the driver, who was alone in the car, […]

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Teen activists wade in on Brac protest

Teen activists wade in on Brac protest

| 04/02/2021 | 9 Comments

(CNS): As work continues on the controversial private airbase on Cayman Brac, posing a threat to rock iguana habitat, teenagers from Protect Our Future are also now urging a halt to the project. The young activists were on the Brac recently lending support to the campaign there in the face of the environmental threats posed […]

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Meadors makes final plea in illegal gun case

Meadors makes final plea in illegal gun case

| 01/02/2021 | 61 Comments

(CNS): David Dean Meadors (55), a US national who absconded while on bail for firearms charges more than three years ago, made a final plea in the long-running case when he appeared in court Friday via Zoom. Meadors is now expected to be sentenced in March but he is not expected to return. The Florida […]

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Dart and CBPL silent over potential sale

Dart and CBPL silent over potential sale

| 13/01/2021 | 37 Comments

(CNS): Officials from the Dart Group have neither confirmed nor denied rumours that have emerged on social media that the islands’ largest property developer is buying the Cayman Brac Power and Light Company. In response to questions from CNS, a communications manager from Dart said they would not comment on any potential business deal.

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Christmas Hawksbill turtle nest found on Brac

Christmas Hawksbill turtle nest found on Brac

| 29/12/2020 | 0 Comments

(CNS): 2020 was a very busy nesting season for turtles in the Cayman Islands and Cayman Brac wrapped it up with the very late discovery of a Hawksbill turtle nest last week. Bonnie Scott of the Brac Turtle Patrol said the late laying Hawksbill surprised volunteers, who believe it might be a record. “Perhaps it […]

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Brackers serious about chopper base fight

Brackers serious about chopper base fight

| 23/12/2020 | 101 Comments

(CNS): Several nearby landowners and the National Trust have now filed appeals against the approval by the Cayman Brac and Little Cayman Development Control Board of a mysterious aviation company’s plans for a helicopter pad, hanger and administration building close to the Charles Kirkconnell International Airport on the Brac. Following a meeting Saturday, where dozens […]

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