October 3, 2023

Cayman Brac beached dead whale offers rare glimpse of elusive Gervais Beaked Whale

By Kathleen Bodden-Harris Around 7.30AM Tuesday 23 July, a resident of South Side Cayman Brac discovered the washed up corpse of an elusive Gervais Beaked Whale.   It was during duties of Turtle Patrolling and beach clean-up efforts, that Kathleen Bodden-Harris found and reported the large lifeless cetacean rolling in the outgoing tide along the rocky […]

Turtle Tragedy on Public Beach in Cayman Brac

Despite pleas to Public Works and Government officials in Cayman Brac protesting brightly lit Public Beach, it became a tragic scene for 133 baby Loggerhead Turtles emerging from their nest on Sunday morning. In the early morning hours, a local resident happened upon the carnage whilst on her daily bicycling.  Fortunately, Lorraine Theoret happens to […]

National Trust in Cayman Brac announce 2nd Annual Queen’s Birthday Celebration

Last year Cayman Brac’s National Trust’s Committee utilised the Queen’s Official Birthday as their first major fundraiser.  The successful event was a unique celebration combining an afternoon social tea, silent auction, local art show and membership drive.  Heritage House will again host the site Monday 18 June from 4-6.30pm. This year’s auction highlights many sought […]

George Garland “Garlon” Jackson laid to rest in Cayman Brac

Cayman Brac has laid to rest yet another native son whose character was larger than life.  George Garland Jackson, called by those who knew him as ‘Garlon’ was not a man of pomp and circumstance; however his life story mandated a state funeral befitting the merits of his life’s achievements.    Those, whose recent memories of […]

Brac Pirates Plan Moving Forward

Once again the Brac Pirates Week Committee is moving ahead with plans for a spectacular event the last weekend of November. The group is working to include the entire community of Cayman Brac in the parade. Letters have gone out to businesses, schools and local chapters of service clubs requesting their participation in the Pirates […]

Brac Community speak out on Tourism Awareness

The Brac played welcome to government and tourism officials and treated them to the feel of Brac hospitality, lifestyle and landscape in the days leading up to Tourism Awareness 2011. The Department of Tourism (DOT) presentation for the Brac community was held in the Aston Rutty Centre on Saturday 3rd. The meeting opened as Mrs. […]