Premier has two-day Brac, LC trip

Cayman Islands Premier Alden McLaughlin will leave Grand Cayman Thursday for a brief tour of Cayman Brac and Little Cayman. 

“I am looking forward to spending some time with our residents on Cayman Brac and Little Cayman,” said Mr. McLaughlin. “We have a full agenda with several meetings and I welcome this opportunity to talk with people about the issues they face on our other two Islands.” 

Mr. McLaughlin will meet Deputy Premier Moses Kirkconnell and District Commissioner Ernie Scott on the Brac prior to travelling to Little Cayman for a tour and meetings with the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service, fire service and a discussion about lion fish culling. 

On Thursday afternoon, the Premier returns to Cayman Brac where he will meet with the fire service and workers at the public works compound. A reception and public meeting will be held at 6:15 p.m. at the Aston Rutty Centre. 

On Friday, MR. McLaughlin will tour Cayman Brac and the police station, after which he will meet with the RCIPS. In the afternoon, he plans to meet with staff at the district administration building, heads of sections and social services. He will also tour the Kirkconnell Community Care Centre and meet with Mr. Scott. 

Mr. McLaughlin will return to Grand Cayman on Saturday. 

Also taking the trip are Senior Political Advisor Roy Tatum, Press Secretary to the Premier Tammie Chisholm, Community Affairs Chief Officer Dorine Whittaker, Home Affairs Chief Officer Eric Bush and District Administration Chief Officer Stran Bodden.  

If you value our service, if you have turned to us in the past few days or weeks for verified, factual updates, if you have watched our live streaming of press conferences or sent an article to a friend... please consider a donation. Quality local journalism was at risk before the coronavirus crisis. It is now deeply threatened. Even a small amount can go a long way to sustaining our mission of informing the public. We need our readers’ financial support now more than ever.