Tag: Cayman Brac

New commander to increase Sister Islands’ cop presence

New commander to increase Sister Islands’ cop presence

| 23/01/2019 | 13 Comments

(CNS): Acting Police Inspector Kevin Bogle has been appointed the next area commander for the Sister Islands for a two-year rotation. Succeeding Inspector Andre Tahal, who has returned to Grand Cayman, Bogle said that one of his priorities will be to increase the police presence on both islands, with a special focus on schools. He also […]

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One badly injured in Brac smash

One badly injured in Brac smash

| 24/12/2018 | 5 Comments

(CNS): One person has sustained life-threatening injuries following a single vehicle collision on Cayman Brac Sunday lunchtime. According to a brief press release from the RCIPS, the injured person was airlifted by the police helicopter to Grand Cayman around noon following the crash on Channel Drive which happened after the driver lost control of the […]

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One charged in Cayman Brac drug bust

One charged in Cayman Brac drug bust

| 19/12/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS) UPDATED: Police have seized several ounces of what they believe to be cocaine as well as an undisclosed quantity of ganja and have now charged one man following an early morning raid yesterday on Cayman Brac. A team of officers from the Joint Task Force, Joint Marine Unit, Air Operations Unit, Tactical Firearms Unit […]

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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 appearing on the Brac is still […]

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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 occasions. Their make-shift boat was spotted around 10am […]

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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 access through the outside door to the office before stealing and […]

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Man charged with rape in Cayman Brac

Man charged with rape in Cayman Brac

| 07/09/2018 | 0 Comments

(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 to her […]

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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 some of the cruise […]

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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 day before the LA […]

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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 the bike was on the wrong […]

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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 | 0 Comments

(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 arrested, boarded a Cayman Airways […]

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