BODDEN TOWN

Easy Street, once a haunted cow pasture

Local legend has it that Easy Street was possibly one of the most haunted places in all of Bodden Town. White ghosts, strange noises, feelings of creepiness and scared farmers were often reported years ago.

EAST END AND NORTH SIDE

Another wave of blue iguanas ready for release into the wild

The blue iguana population at the Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park cleared an important hurdle last week, when a visiting team of veterinarians and technicians performed its annual health check

GEORGE TOWN

Cayman police rediscover their ticket books

The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service has quadrupled the number of speeding tickets its officers have written during the first five months of this year when compared to the department’s ticketing output for 2017.

LITTLE CAYMAN AND CAYMAN BRAC

50 years ago: Parliament Association meets; chicks hatch on Brac

In the July 4, 1968 edition of the Caymanian Weekly, a precursor of the Cayman Compass, the following story, titled “First Conference of Caribbean Parliaments,” appeared.

WEST BAY

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Man arrested following West Bay fire

Police arrested a 32-year-old man on suspicion of arson after a residence in which 12 people were living was destroyed by fire Tuesday. The suspect was a resident of the property, police said.

50 years ago: Parliament Association meets; chicks hatch on Brac

In the July 4, 1968 edition of the Caymanian Weekly, a precursor of the Cayman Compass, the following story, titled “First Conference of Caribbean Parliaments,” appeared.
Cayman Compass is the Cayman Islands' most trusted news website. We provide you with the latest breaking news from the Cayman Islands, as well as other parts of the Caribbean.

Man arrested following West Bay fire

Police arrested a 32-year-old man on suspicion of arson after a residence in which 12 people were living was destroyed by fire Tuesday. The suspect was a resident of the property, police said.

Easy Street, once a haunted cow pasture

Local legend has it that Easy Street was possibly one of the most haunted places in all of Bodden Town. White ghosts, strange noises, feelings of creepiness and scared farmers were often reported years ago.

Another wave of blue iguanas ready for release into the wild

The blue iguana population at the Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park cleared an important hurdle last week, when a visiting team of veterinarians and technicians performed its annual health check

Foots found not guilty of obscene publication

Nearly a year after Cayman Brac artist Ronald “Foots” Kynes was arrested for possessing what was described as an “obscene publication” last July, Magistrate Kirsty-Ann Gunn ended the proceedings against him with one simple sentence on Wednesday.

Brac sees recent boost in tourism

Tourism on Cayman Brac has been on the rise in recent years, with the number of visitors there having increased by about 12 percent from 2015 to 2017.

Music fans help clean up Owen Island

Music fans recently gathered at the Southern Cross Club on Little Cayman for a week of scuba diving, fishing, hermit crab racing and touring the island. They were invited to join in a number of projects such as educational classes on the invasive green iguanas and the indigenous rock iguanas, along with turtle nest locating.

‘Large-scale drug trafficking’ defendants appear in court

Two men who were allegedly caught importing some 250 pounds of ganja into Cayman appeared in court on Monday, where Magistrate Valdis Foldats denied them bail and set a case management hearing for July 12.

Cayman police rediscover their ticket books

The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service has quadrupled the number of speeding tickets its officers have written during the first five months of this year when compared to the department’s ticketing output for 2017.

Brac Airport conducts emergency exercise

Authorities took part in a detailed emergency preparedness exercise at the Charles Kirkconnell International Airport on Cayman Brac last week. The mock scenario involved a terrorist situation and featured a simulated hijacking with fatalities and over a dozen people taken as hostages.

Man wounded in East End

A man received unspecified wounds after an altercation Friday night in East End, police said.
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Final inspection finds good progress at Cayman Brac’s West End school

The last inspection of 10 Cayman Islands government primary schools has been completed. The Office of Education Standards published its report on Cayman Brac’s West End Primary School on Thursday.

Brac man in court over ammunition

A Cayman Brac resident appeared in Summary Court in Grand Cayman Tuesday, accused of being reckless or negligent while in possession of ammunition.

Trial set for Christmas Eve cocaine robbery

A September trial has been set for three men accused of involvement in the cocaine robbery at Morritt’s Tortuga Resort in East End on Dec. 24 last year.

Brac emergency response team set up

Cayman Brac now has its own Community Emergency Response Team.

Brac resident keeps watch on the seas

“Calling all ships approaching and passing the Cayman Islands. Anyone receiving my calls?” Cayman Brac resident Raymond Scott spoke into his marine VHF radio on a Tuesday afternoon last month.

Volunteers clean up Little Cayman beach

More than 30 volunteers took part in a cleanup at Jackson Point Beach on Little Cayman Monday.

Man pleads guilty to grievous bodily harm in stabbing case

Jaron Calvin Solomon, 29, pleaded guilty Monday to causing grievous bodily harm to his ex-girlfriend, who was stabbed multiple times. He was originally charged with attempted murder.
Cayman Compass is the Cayman Islands' most trusted news website. We provide you with the latest breaking news from the Cayman Islands, as well as other parts of the Caribbean.

Police investigate two Sunday house fires

Two homes in Grand Cayman’s eastern districts were set on fire Sunday afternoon, the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service reported Monday.

Vital sign monitors donated to Brac care center

The Veterans and Seamen’s Society of Cayman Brac and Little Cayman donated two portable digital electronic vital sign monitors to the Kirkconnell Community Care Centre.
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