Tag: Cayman Brac

Little Cayman COVID free but Brac sees two cases

Little Cayman COVID free but Brac sees two cases

| 26/10/2021 | 38 Comments

(CNS): Public Health has confirmed that a Little Cayman resident who tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 while on Grand Cayman on Friday is isolating on that island and was not allowed to travel back to the Sister Island. Little Cayman has not yet had a case of the virus and since everyone who had come into […]

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Feral cats create crisis for local birds and reptiles

Feral cats create crisis for local birds and reptiles

| 21/09/2021 | 97 Comments

(CNS): Experts at the Department of Environment who focus on Cayman’s unique and rare birds and reptiles are increasingly concerned about the danger posed to many species across all three islands from feral cats. The threat to the endemic rock iguana on Little Cayman has been well documented but these animals are also a critical […]

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Vaccine or negative test needed for travel to CB&LC

Vaccine or negative test needed for travel to CB&LC

| 20/09/2021 | 24 Comments

(CNS): Anyone travelling from Grand Cayman to Cayman Brac or Little Cayman will now need to be either vaccinated or have a negative PCR test. Government has rolled out new rules in the wake of community spread in Grand Cayman in an effort to protect the Sister Islands. Those who have not been fully vaccinated […]

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Driver crashes into house on Cayman Brac

Driver crashes into house on Cayman Brac

| 20/09/2021 | 10 Comments

(CNS): A man escaped serious injury early Sunday morning when he crashed his car into a house on Cayman Brac. The single-vehicle collision happened at around 4am on 19 September on West End East Road. The driver of a white Hyundai Santa Fe had been travelling eastbound when the car left the roadway, collided with […]

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Family flew to Brac after GTPS COVID outbreak

Family flew to Brac after GTPS COVID outbreak

| 16/09/2021 | 127 Comments

(CNS): The Health Services Authority issued a press release Thursday which implies that three people from Grand Cayman, including a child from the George Town Primary School where an outbreak of COVID-19 was revealed on Monday, flew to Cayman Brac instead of isolating at home in a suspected breach of quarantine rules. In the release, […]

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Sister Islands suffer worst of Ida’s weather

Sister Islands suffer worst of Ida’s weather

| 27/08/2021 | 16 Comments

(CNS): The unpredictable path of Tropical Storm Ida brought the system closest to Grand Cayman early this morning but because of the shape of the storm, the Sister Islands suffered the worst of the weather. The all clear for Cayman Brac and Little Cayman takes effect at 11am this morning, five hours after Grand Cayman. […]

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Jet aborts Brac take-off after blown tyre

Jet aborts Brac take-off after blown tyre

| 23/08/2021 | 5 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) has confirmed that a private LJ55 Lear Jet had to abandon a take-off part way down the runway at the Charles Kirkconnell International Airport on Friday morning after the nose gear tyre blew. The aircraft pulled to a stop before take-off and the two crew members and four […]

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Popular doctor from Faith Hospital passes

Popular doctor from Faith Hospital passes

| 02/07/2021 | 8 Comments

(CNS): Patients and staff at Faith Hospital on Cayman Brac are still reeling from the sudden loss of Dr Dasanapur Girish, who died suddenly from natural causes while in Jamaica on 19 June. He was an ER physician who had been working at the Brac hospital for about two and half years. Health officials said […]

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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 | 22 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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