Tag: Cayman Brac

Heat and salinity kill off fish in Brac pond

Heat and salinity kill off fish in Brac pond

| 16/07/2020 | 10 Comments

(CNS): Hot, dry weather in Cayman Brac, which missed out on last weekend’s rain, and a rise in salinity at the Westerly Ponds seem to be behind the death of dozens of fish. Early investigations by the Department of Environment point to a significant fall in the water level at the ponds due to the […]

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Brackers cleared to go fishing

Brackers cleared to go fishing

| 07/05/2020 | 71 Comments

(CNS): Cayman Brac residents can look forward to an easing of curfew restrictions on Friday, after Premier Alden McLaughlin confirmed that the shelter-in-place order for that island was moving to level three, which means Brackers can go fishing again. With almost a third of the population on the Brac having been tested for COVID-19 and […]

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2lbs of ganja washes up on Brac

2lbs of ganja washes up on Brac

| 06/05/2020 | 10 Comments

(CNS): Customs and Border Control officers on patrol on South Side East Road in Cayman Brac this morning came across a ganja package that had washed ashore. The officers called the police around 8am Wednesday to report the find. When the police arrived they recovered the taped up package, which was found to contain some […]

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Sister Islands curfew release imminent

Sister Islands curfew release imminent

| 04/05/2020 | 154 Comments

(CNS): Residents on Little Cayman and Cayman Brac will soon be allowed to go to restaurants and the beach, as Cabinet is preparing regulations that will pave the way for curfew restrictions to be lifted Tuesday on Little Cayman and then soon after that on Cayman Brac. Premier Alden McLaughlin said at Monday’s COVID-19 press […]

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Brac records first COVID-19 case

Brac records first COVID-19 case

| 04/04/2020 | 25 Comments

(CNS): The first positive COVID-19 case has been confirmed on Cayman Brac in a patient who had contact with a person with a travel history. This was one of six positive cases reported by Chief Medical Officer Dr John Lee on Saturday, one of whom had no connection with anyone who previously tested positive or […]

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Brac man charged with rape

Brac man charged with rape

| 30/03/2020

(CNS): A 24-year-old man from Cayman Brac has been charged with rape and three other related sex crimes. The alleged rape took place on Friday night at an undisclosed location on the island at around 9:15pm. Police have refused to state whether the victim and the alleged attacker were known to each other or whether […]

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Head-on collision on Cayman Brac

Head-on collision on Cayman Brac

| 10/02/2020 | 8 Comments

(CNS): Two vehicles collided on Cayman Brac Friday night after one of them swerved into the opposite lane. Police said that just before 11:20pm on 7 February, police and other emergency services responded to a 911 call about a crash involving two vehicles along South Side West Road.

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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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