Tag: Cayman Brac

POF activists battle Brac beaches

POF activists battle Brac beaches

| 07/10/2019 | 20 Comments

(CNS): Students on Grand Cayman leading the environmental charge locally were recruiting new supporters in Cayman Brac at the weekend. Activists from the Protect Our Future campaign as well as Plastic Free Cayman and the National Trust visited schools and hosted a meet and greet at Popo Jeb’s Pizza to discuss the issues and help […]

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NCC seeks to protect unique Brac plant

NCC seeks to protect unique Brac plant

| 12/09/2019

(CNS Local Life): The National Conservation Council is about to embark on a public consultation to create a species conservation plan for an endemic Cayman Brac plant. Sybil’s crownbeard (Verbesina caymanensis), a small shrub unique to the Brac, was listed in 2013 as critically endangered as it is found nowhere else in the world other […]

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Brac airport re-opens after broken plane moved

Brac airport re-opens after broken plane moved

| 30/08/2019 | 4 Comments

(CNS): Officials from the Cayman Islands Airports Authority confirmed that the Charles Kirkconnell International Airport (CKIA) on Cayman Brac re-opened on Friday morning at 7am, after a damaged plane was removed from the runway yesterday evening. At around 11:40am Thursday the private plane aborted a take-off after problems with its landing gear, which blocked the […]

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Brac runway closed after aborted take-off

Brac runway closed after aborted take-off

| 29/08/2019 | 2 Comments

(CNS) UPDATED: The runway at Charles Kirkconnell International Airport (CKIA) on Cayman Brac was closed Thursday morning after a private aircraft aborted a take-off. Officials from the Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) said the incident happened around 11:40am, and while the take-off was stopped safely, with no reported injuries, the cause has not yet been […]

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Chopper makes two weekend medivacs

Chopper makes two weekend medivacs

| 23/07/2019 | 16 Comments

(CNS): The RCIPS Air Operations Unit carried out two medical evacuations from Cayman Brac to Grand Cayman this weekend using the police helicopter, which is becoming an increasingly important tool in medical emergencies. The chopper and crew transported a woman suffering from possible heart failure early Saturday morning and a man who was involved in […]

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Cops pepper spray drunk woman

Cops pepper spray drunk woman

| 19/06/2019 | 16 Comments

(CNS): Police officers on Cayman Brac deployed pepper spray on a 23-year-old woman, who “appeared to be highly intoxicated”, at a bar on Watering Place Road Tuesday evening after she assaulted the officers who responded to a report that her bag had been stolen. At around 8pm the police went to La Esperanza bar because […]

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Cops face crime spree on Cayman Brac

Cops face crime spree on Cayman Brac

| 31/05/2019 | 10 Comments

(CNS): Seven people have been arrested on Cayman Brac over the last two weeks for various offences, from ABH to cultivating ganja. Five people were arrested during the Braccanal Carnival festivities alone, which took place earlier this month. A 25-year-old man from the Brac was arrested and has since been charged with assault ABH and […]

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Woman arrested in fatal Brac hit-and-run

Woman arrested in fatal Brac hit-and-run

| 16/05/2019

(CNS): Police have confirmed that officers have arrested a 28-year-old woman from Cayman Brac on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving. The woman was arrested over a week ago, on 8 May, in relation to the fatal incident on 22 March on Watering Place Road near to La Esperanza bar. Mitchell Marvin Ryan (55), […]

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Witnesses needed in fatal Brac hit-and-run

Witnesses needed in fatal Brac hit-and-run

| 24/03/2019 | 13 Comments

(CNS): Police are appealing to anyone who witnessed, or has information about, the death of Mitchell Marvin Ryan (55) in a fatal hit-and-run on Cayman Brac early Friday morning to contact them. Officers from the Traffic and Roads Policing Unit on Grand Cayman are on the Brac to help local officers with the ongoing investigation […]

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Brac man killed in early morning hit-and-run

Brac man killed in early morning hit-and-run

| 22/03/2019 | 33 Comments

(CNS): Police are appealing for witnesses after a fatal hit-and-run in the early hours of Friday morning in which an as yet unidentified man, believed to be in his 50’s, was killed on Cayman Brac. The emergency services were called to Watering Place Road, near to the La Esperanza bar, around 4:00 this morning after […]

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Bracker admits killing nurse in crash

Bracker admits killing nurse in crash

| 25/02/2019 | 26 Comments

(CNS): Paul Mannix Scott (38) admitted causing the death by dangerous driving of healthcare worker Sharon Gayle-Clarke (51) in a two-car smash on Cayman Brac last October, when he appeared in Grand Court Friday. The collision happened around 11:00pm on Bight Road, near Tibbetts Turn, when the Honda Accord that Scott was driving crashed into […]

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