Tag: Cayman Brac

Sister Islands on brink of green iguana invasion

Sister Islands on brink of green iguana invasion

| 01/11/2018 | 11 Comments
(CNS): As the island-wide green iguana cull gets underway in Grand Cayman, residents in the Sister Islands are being urged to “act fast” to prevent a potential invasion on Cayman Brac and Little Cayman, which poses a threat to the indigenous species on those islands. The number of greens [...]

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Cubans come ashore after six days at sea

Cubans come ashore after six days at sea

| 30/09/2018 | 9 Comments
(CNS): Eleven Cuban migrants that came into local waters in Cayman Brac Friday morning after spending six days at sea are currently in immigration custody on the Sister Islands, officials have said. The group includes nine men and two women; two of the migrants have landed here on previous occasio [...]

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Burglars take spear-guns from DoE Brac office

Burglars take spear-guns from DoE Brac office

| 25/09/2018 | 20 Comments
(CNS): Police on Cayman Brac are investigating a burglary at the Department of Environment’s office on Creek Road in which three spear guns and spear-gun parts were stolen. The break-in was discovered early Monday morning and reported to the police around 9am.  The robbers reportedly gained [...]

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Man charged with rape in Cayman Brac

Man charged with rape in Cayman Brac

| 07/09/2018
(CNS): A 31-year-old man from Cayman Brac has been charged with rape. Police said that officers received a report of the sexual attack at an address on West End Road shortly after 11:00pm on Monday, 3 September. In a release, the police said the woman who reported being raped said the man was known [...]

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Cruise pier plan for Cayman Brac

Cruise pier plan for Cayman Brac

| 27/08/2018 | 62 Comments
(CNS): The government has plans to redevelop the dock on Cayman Brac into a port with a cruise pier to attract small ships and luxury yachts to the Sister Island, according to the newly published draft National Tourism Plan (NTP). The document talks about upgrading the existing cargo dock to relieve [...]

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Cayman Brac to host next LA meeting

Cayman Brac to host next LA meeting

| 01/08/2018 | 44 Comments
(CNS): Members of the Legislative Assembly and staff will be travelling to Cayman Brac for the next meeting of the parliament in early September. A short three-day meeting it is expected to begin on 5 September at the Aston Rutty Centre on the Bluff. Cabinet will also meet on the Sister Island the [...]

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Cyclist on Cayman Brac critically injured

Cyclist on Cayman Brac critically injured

| 30/07/2018 | 10 Comments
(CNS): A woman riding a bicycle was critically injured in a collision with a car on Gerard Smith Avenue, Cayman Brac, around 8:30 last Thursday evening. Police said a white Hyundai H1 and the bicycle were both travelling along the left lane but in opposite direction when they collided, suggesting t [...]

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Local man caught at ORIA with ganja taped to legs

Local man caught at ORIA with ganja taped to legs

| 18/07/2018
(CNS): A 25-year-old man from Cayman Brac was arrested on Monday at the Owen Roberts International Airport after a search by customs officers turned up two packages of ganja taped to his legs. The body search took place before the man and a 22-year-old woman travelling with him, who was also arrest [...]

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RCIPS helicopter earns its keep for preemie baby

RCIPS helicopter earns its keep for preemie baby

| 15/06/2018 | 16 Comments
(CNS): The police helicopter proved its worth for the second time this week when it airlifted a mother in premature labour from Cayman Brac to George Town, where she safely delivered the baby and where the early arrival was able to receive neonatal care. Police said that the RCIPS Air Operations Uni [...]

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Brac weekend fights under investigation

Brac weekend fights under investigation

| 24/05/2018 | 14 Comments
(CNS): The police arrested a 23-year-old man from George Town Wednesday on suspicion of assault ABH, but he is also suspected to have been involved in one of two separate fights that happened in Cayman Brac at the weekend. The RCIPS said officers are already aware of videos circulating on social m [...]

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Ministry silent over bio-waste dumping

Ministry silent over bio-waste dumping

| 11/05/2018 | 58 Comments
(CNS): The health ministry is again remaining silent in the face of yet another major problem regarding waste management. Just over a week after the deputy governor apologised on behalf of the ministry for garbage collection failings, revelations that a broken incinerator on Cayman Brac has led to u [...]

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