Tag: Cayman Brac

Rare Brac plant in need of a name

Rare Brac plant in need of a name

| 03/11/2017 | 29 Comments
(CNS): A rare shrub that grows only on one small area of the Bluff on Cayman Brac is in need of a name. High on the cliffs overlooking the community of Spot Bay, a unique Verbesina, the only one that lives in the Cayman Islands, has found a home in the upper rock face. But writing in the [&hellip [...]

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Artist charged over controversial work

Artist charged over controversial work

| 16/10/2017
(CNS): An artist based on Cayman Brac who was arrested over what some residents on the Sister Islands have found offensive artwork displayed on his property on the South Side of the island has now been charged. Ronald “Foots” Kynes (63) has been charged with displaying an obscene object for pub [...]

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US Brac resident to face trial for importing ammo

US Brac resident to face trial for importing ammo

| 16/10/2017
(CNS): David Dean Meadors, an American citizen who is building a home on Cayman Brac, will face trial next year for the importation of 240 rounds of nine-millimeter ammunition and the possession of a BB gun. The 52-year-old man was charged earlier this year after customs officers discovered the am [...]

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Foots’ art faces more vandalism

Foots’ art faces more vandalism

| 24/08/2017 | 65 Comments
(CNS): Controversial artwork on Cayman Brac by resident artist Ronald “Foots” Kynes, which is displayed on property he owns on South Side Road, was vandalized yesterday for the second time this month. Police said that this time sculptures were severely damaged and appear to have been st [...]

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Vandals take aim at Foots’ controversial work

Vandals take aim at Foots’ controversial work

| 15/08/2017 | 44 Comments
(CNS): The controversial statues created by Cayman Brac artist Ronald ‘Foots’ Kynes and displayed at his yard and land nearby at his South Side home have been vandalised. The local artist was arrested last month under archaic legislation after some of his neighbours had complained to police that [...]

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Women injured in fiery Brac smash

Women injured in fiery Brac smash

| 03/08/2017 | 24 Comments
(CNS): Police are calling on the Cayman Brac community for witnesses to a smash on Ashton Reid Drive near Bight Road early this morning where the car caught fire. Two women were injured, one seriously, in what police believe was a single-vehicle crash at around 3:30am. The driver and passenger mana [...]

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US suspect in gun case bailed on tag

US suspect in gun case bailed on tag

| 11/07/2017
(CNS): David Meadors (54), an American citizen who was arrested by customs officers after ammunition was found in a shipping container with his personal belongings and a search of his Brac residence led to the discovery of two unlicensed guns, has been bailed on an electronic tag. He appeared in co [...]

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US Brac resident charged over illegal guns

US Brac resident charged over illegal guns

| 10/07/2017
(CNS): David Dean Meadors, a 52-year-old American businessman who was arrested by customs officers after they found a large quantity of ammunition in a shipping container and two guns at his home has been charged with possession of an unlicensed firearm. The man who is in the process of building a r [...]

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Volunteers take on Brac green iguana cull

Volunteers take on Brac green iguana cull

| 04/05/2017 | 7 Comments
(CNS): The Department of Environment is taking a different approach on culling the pesky green iguanas on Cayman Brac to the one on Grand Cayman, after an intense cull on the Sister Island made a dent on the newly emerging population. Volunteers have agreed to work on suppressing the invasive specie [...]

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Police charge man in violent Brac assault

Police charge man in violent Brac assault

| 02/05/2017
(CNS): A 49-year-old local man who was arrested by police following a violent attack on Cayman Brac on Saturday night has been charged with attempted murder and unlawful wounding. He appeared in court on Grand Cayman on Tuesday and was remanded in custody. Two people were injured during the assault [...]

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Three suspects charged in Brac beating

Three suspects charged in Brac beating

| 18/04/2017
(CNS): Two teenagers and a man in his early 20’s have been charged six months after an elderly man on Cayman Brac was beaten in a bar. The 77-year-old victim was attacked and beaten at the Coral Isle bar during an altercation with a group of young men and suffered a broken wrist and broken fi [...]

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