Mail call: Brac cruise port

The Brac’s five-year tourism plan lists a cruise port as one if its goals, but officials still are investigating the feasibility of such a project.

Man sentenced in Brac stabbing, hammer attack

Ronald Truman Bodden was sentenced to six years in prison Wednesday for an incident in which he stabbed two of his roommates and struck one of them in the head with a hammer.

North Side celebrates Cayman Thanksgiving

Schoolchildren joined local seniors and other residents of North Side Saturday to share a meal and discussions at a joint Celebrate Cayman and Cayman Thanksgiving dinner last weekend.

CAL’s new Boeing MAX 8: To the Brac and back

The Boeing 737 MAX 8 took a ‘sightseeing tour’ of Little Cayman and the Brac before setting down at the Charles Kirkconnell International Airport

Brac tennis program gets renewed support from Walkers

Children’s tennis on Cayman Brac has gained a boost with law firm Walkers committing to continue providing funding for the Tennis Federation of the Cayman Islands’ Sister Islands’ children’s tennis program.

Work starting on new Brac water plant

The Water Authority is kicking off preliminary work on constructing a new water plant on the Cayman Brac Bluff, a major component of its $35 million piped-water project on the sister island.

Little Cayman has two medical evacuations in two days

A woman in Little Cayman who sustained a head injury following a motorcycle accident was evacuated early Thursday morning to Grand Cayman by the Air Operations Unit.

Rare seabirds making nests from plastic debris

On a rocky stretch of beach on Cayman Brac, a rare seabird has made its nest on a carpet of plastic bottles, broken pipe and other ocean debris.
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Brac Day Care Centre now satisfactory

The Cayman Brac Day Care Centre has made satisfactory progress in addressing problems that were identified as “important weaknesses” in a report issued in April by the Office of Education Standards.
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Cuban migrant vessel lands in Cayman Brac

Nine Cubans who landed in Cayman Brac on Saturday have chosen to stay in the Cayman Islands and will likely apply for asylum.

Artist in residence program gets foothold in Cayman Brac

A $10,000 grant from the Ministry of Tourism is helping to get an artist in residence program off the ground in Cayman Brac.

Reef shark circles in on sculpture garden

You do not usually expect to find a reef shark in a garden, but that is exactly what visitors artist David Quasius’s Davinoff’s Concrete Sculpture Garden in North Side find when they enter.

Miss Festival Queen replaced by best national costume

There will be no Miss Festival Queen crowned at this year’s Pirates Week Festival. Instead, a new competition to find the best national costume is being introduced, organizers said.

East End chicken farm plan denied

After approving plans in May to build an $800,000 commercial poultry farm in East End, on Wednesday the Central Planning Authority refused similar plans to build the same farm on a different piece of land – despite the new land being farther away from fresh groundwater that was at risk of being contaminated under the original plans.

DoE urges Sister Islands to fight green iguana invasion

The Cayman Islands Department of Environment is hoping to head off a green iguana population explosion in Cayman Brac and Little Cayman like the one seen on Grand Cayman, where it is estimated there are more than 1 million of the invasive reptiles.

Woman charged with attempted murder on Brac

A 29-year-old woman from Cayman Brac appeared in court on the Brac Thursday charged with attempted murder and wounding with intent. She was arrested after a man was stabbed on Wednesday morning.

Coat of arms road show visits Sister Islands

The Cayman Islands coat of arms road show has crossed the water to the Sister Islands, where islanders and visitors on Cayman Brac and Little Cayman are learning about the 60-year history of the national symbol.

Woman arrested in Brac stabbing

Police arrested a 29-year-old woman in Cayman Brac on suspicion of assault causing grievous bodily harm after a man was stabbed twice.

Construction of mental health facility in East End delayed

Groundbreaking on a new residential health facility in East End has been delayed by at least several months, according to an official close to the project.

10,000 dives and counting for Little Cayman instructor

It was a cold, overcast day in the Netherlands and the water was the color of lead when Mike Schouten took the first tentative steps in what would become a lifelong love affair with scuba diving.
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