Tag: Cayman Brac

Imported dengue case on Brac but no local spread

Imported dengue case on Brac but no local spread

| 07/11/2022 | 3 Comments

(CNS): The Public Health Department has confirmed one case of dengue fever on Cayman Brac in an individual who had travelled from a country where the virus is common but said there had been no local transmission of the mosquito-borne virus. Although there was one previous case in August, PHD said there had been no […]

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Twelve Cuban migrants come ashore on Cayman Brac

Twelve Cuban migrants come ashore on Cayman Brac

| 20/10/2022 | 1 Comment

(CNS): One woman and eleven men from Cuba have disembarked from a vessel in Cayman Brac, officials from the Cayman Islands Customs and Border Control Service (CBC) confirmed Wednesday evening. The boat arrived in local waters at around 11:15am and the migrants came ashore. CBC did not say what caused the group to end their […]

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Cocaine washes up on Cayman Brac shore

Cocaine washes up on Cayman Brac shore

| 12/10/2022 | 15 Comments

(CNS): The police collected an undisclosed quantity of cocaine on Saturday after “a number of packages” washed up on the shoreline in the Bight area of Cayman Brac. The packages were recovered at around 7:30pm, after which officers conducted an extensive search in the area and maintained watch on the location until the police helicopter […]

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Brown boobies could disappear from the Brac

Brown boobies could disappear from the Brac

| 04/10/2022 | 31 Comments

(CNS): The colony of brown boobies on Cayman Brac is declining and could disappear altogether if they are not protected. These striking seabirds, which are declining in numbers worldwide, are found across the region but only on the Brac in the Cayman Islands. They are among the bird species under threat locally and included in […]

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Cops bust Brac man over forged notes and drugs

Cops bust Brac man over forged notes and drugs

| 22/09/2022

(CNS): A resident on Cayman Brac was arrested yesterday, for uttering a forged note and various drug offences after he tried to use a fake $100 bill at two places on the island. Police said that they were called to one of the businesses where the man had attempted to use the counterfeit bill and […]

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Two containers of recyclables shipped from the Brac

Two containers of recyclables shipped from the Brac

| 01/08/2022 | 8 Comments

(CNS): The Department of Environmental Health (DEH) recently transported two 40-foot containers filled with 35,407 lbs of aluminium cans, plastic (types 1 and 2) containers, lead acid batteries, used tyres and 2,475 gallons of oil from the Sister Islands to Grand Cayman. The recycled material has been sorted, baled and packed at the George Town […]

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Nesting loggerhead lost to poachers on Brac

Nesting loggerhead lost to poachers on Brac

| 25/07/2022 | 56 Comments

(CNS): Poachers on Cayman Brac caught one of the very few loggerhead turtles that nest on that island as she crawled up the beach to lay her eggs Wednesday night, the Department of Environment has said. DoE enforcement officers and the police followed up on the report early Thursday morning but with no success. Loggerhead […]

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Police apologise to Brac boaters over rescue report

Police apologise to Brac boaters over rescue report

| 30/06/2022 | 19 Comments

(CNS): Following an outpouring of reports from the Cayman Brac boating community to the local media that the recent press release from the RCIPS recounting the rescue of two men from Pickle Bank at the weekend was inaccurate, the police have apologised for the confusion and thanked the members of the Brac community for their […]

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Boat with two on board rescued from Pickle Bank

Boat with two on board rescued from Pickle Bank

| 28/06/2022 | 22 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Coast Guard and a boatowner from Cayman Brac rescued two men and their boat close to Pickle Bank, some 50 miles off the coast of the Brac, on Sunday after a report was made to 911 that the vessel was in trouble. The RCIPS helicopter was the first on scene and […]

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Women’s face slashed by man she knew

Women’s face slashed by man she knew

| 23/06/2022

(CNS): A woman on Cayman Brac has been treated at Faith Hospital and a 53-year-old man has been arrested after an altercation at a home on Monday night. The RCIPS said that shortly after 8:00pm on 20 June, officers responded to a report that a man and woman who are known to each other had […]

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Dart finally buys Brac Power & Light

Dart finally buys Brac Power & Light

| 22/06/2022 | 66 Comments

(CNS): Dart Enterprises has finally acquired Cayman Brac Power and Light Company, pending approval from the Utility Regulation and Competition Office (OfReg). The sale of the company that supplies electricity to both Sister Islands to Cayman’s largest investor and landowner has been on the cards for some 18 months.

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