Name: Arden McLean
District: East End
CANDIDATE IN THE NEWS
Repairs and upgrades to the William Allen McLaughlin Civic Centre in East End should be finished by the end of June, according to Infrastructure Minister Joey Hew.
In 2017, when nearly 6,800 criminal and traffic offenses were registered with the court, 245 offenses (a ratio of about 3.6 percent) were disposed of in the Summary Courts by way of “no conviction recorded.”
Both defendants accused in the illegal importation of an exotic possum known as a “sugar gilder” last June pleaded guilty to some of the charges against them Thursday in Summary Court.
Residents and property owners are continuing to complain about inadequate garbage collection around Grand Cayman.
There are no plans to bring road paving equipment back from Cayman Brac in the near future, despite concerns from legislators that the lack of similar machinery was driving up the cost of road development in Grand Cayman.
Deputy Opposition Leader Alva Suckoo said Thursday that government should “strongly consider” limiting grants of Caymanian status only to individuals who were Caymanian by descent or who had received that status through marriage.