Tag: Cayman Brac

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 media of two fights on the […]

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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 untreated bio-medical waste from Faith Hospital being […]

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Customs officer acquitted in gun case

Customs officer acquitted in gun case

| 07/05/2018 | 52 Comments

(CNS): It took a jury around half an hour to find Claude Terry (36) not guilty of having an illegal gun, Friday, following a week-long trial. A customs officer based on Cayman Brac, Terry was charged with possession of an unlicensed firearm after a Smith & Wesson revolver and bullets were found in August 2016 […]

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Cayman Brac well water contaminated

Cayman Brac well water contaminated

| 20/04/2018 | 57 Comments

(CNS): The Department of Environmental Health (DEH) has issued a warning to residents of Watering Place, Cayman Brac, after officials found high levels of faecal bacteria contamination in the well water as a result of what could be sewage seepage. Officials urged people not to use well water for drinking, bathing, brushing teeth, cooking, hand-washing and […]

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Police appeal for witnesses in fatal Brac smash

Police appeal for witnesses in fatal Brac smash

| 01/03/2018 | 6 Comments

(CNS): Officers investigating a fatal crash late on Tuesday night on Cayman Brac are appealing for witnesses to come forward. Sharon Gayle-Clarke,  was killed at the scene and anyone who may have seen anything related to the collision of a Toyota RAV4 and a Honda Integra around 11pm on Bight Road near Tibbett’s Turn is asked […]

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Driver injured in Brac smash in stolen car

Driver injured in Brac smash in stolen car

| 30/01/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A man has been airlifted to hospital in Grand Cayman from Cayman Brac with serious injuries following a single vehicle crash on the Sister Island yesterday evening involving a stolen car. Police said that the collision happened on Monday at around 5:30pm near Rebecca’s Cave Road. A green Toyota Avalon that had been reported stolen […]

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Cubans injured after boat runs aground on Brac

Cubans injured after boat runs aground on Brac

| 05/12/2017 | 1 Comment

(CNS): Three Cuban migrants received minor injuries Monday when their boat ran aground on the rocks in Cayman Brac. The Department of Immigration (DOI) confirmed that three Cuban men were stranded on the Sister Island after their makeshift vessel was completely destroyed. The group remained in immigration custody in Cayman Brac Tuesday evening, awaiting transfer […]

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Bullets found in bathroom at Brac school

Bullets found in bathroom at Brac school

| 05/12/2017 | 7 Comments

(CNS): Police have launched an investigation into the discovery of a small quantity of ammunition found in a bathroom at the Layman Scott High School on Cayman Brac. The RCIPS said officers on the Brac went to the school to recover the bullets after they called just before 5:00pm Monday. Police did not say who found […]

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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 […]

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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 public exhibition and intending to corrupt […]

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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 ammunition in a container he had used to […]

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