Name: Moses Kirkconnell
District: Cayman Brac & Little Cayman
CANDIDATE IN THE NEWS
Airport bosses unveiled the first element of the facility’s $55 million upgrade Friday, and then targeted completing the job by next Christmas.
MSC Cruises has announced it will bring its new 5,714 passenger mega-ship – the fourth-largest cruise ship in the world – to the Cayman Islands from 2019.
Government, hoteliers and organizers of the inaugural Cayman Islands Classic basketball tournament believe the event has provided a timely boost to tourism just ahead of high season.
The feasibility of relocating live coral reefs to make way for new cruise piers in George Town harbor will be put to the test in a trial excavation next year.
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.
Dismissing Opposition criticism of the cruise port project as “fake news,” Deputy Premier Moses Kirkconnell denied the anticipated cost of building two new piers in George Town harbor had spiraled to $300 million.