"This police officer, upon seeing my boyfriend and I kiss, walked up to me, grabbed my arm and told me that I was going to be arrested. My boyfriend, his sister and his brother-in-law pleaded with the officer to let me go since we were on our way home, but the officer refused."
Aaron Chandler, NYAC Board President, on his improper detainment by an off-duty Cayman Island police officer. (Caribbean Net News)
"What happened to you was an isolated incident, and is not representative of Cayman. We know that thousands of gay and lesbian visitors travel to the Cayman Islands every year and enjoy their vacation.... I am truly sorry to learn of what you went through during your visit."
Pilar Bush, Director of Tourism, responding to the incident (Caribbean Net News)