FORMER Free National Movement Chairman Darron Cash has said he will not apologise for raising new concerns of conflict of interest regarding Attorney General Allyson Maynard-Gibson and her connection to the $3.5 billion Baha Mar resort.
PRIME Minister Perry Christie yesterday refused to respond to questions regarding the stalled Baha Mar mega resort amid looming concerns over the future of the $3.5bn West Bay Street development.
FNM Leader Dr Hubert Minnis yesterday urged Prime Minister Perry Christie and Attorney General Allyson Maynard-Gibson to “come clean” and reveal if there are any other Cabinet ministers, members of Parliament or their family members who have contracts with Baha Mar.
THE Grand Bahama Human Rights Association yesterday accused Foreign Affairs and Immigration Minister Fred Mitchell
DEMOCRATIC National Alliance Leader Branville McCartney has urged Prime Minister Perry Christie to break his silence on the concerns of conflict of interest regarding Attorney General Allyson Maynard-Gibson and Baha Mar.
LONG Island MP Loretta Butler-Turner yesterday criticised the government, saying at a time when the unopened Baha Mar resort has caused a “tailspin”, the Christie administration has turned to lashing out at those who are critical of its “ineptness” and inability to resolve the matter.
SENATOR Michael Pintard yesterday challenged PLP Chairman Bradley Roberts to present documents proving opposition Leader Dr Hubert Minnis was in a conflict of interest when he was minister of health or to “stop running a smear campaign.”
PRIME Minister Perry Christie and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Immigration Fred Mitchell both stressed the importance of respecting the Office of the Prime Minister yesterday, in a veiled reference to controversial statements made by Baha Mar CEO Sarkis Izmirlian.
FORMER PLP Cabinet Minister George Smith yesterday criticised Dr Hubert Minnis for calling for Attorney General Allyson Maynard-Gibson to resign due to her alleged conflict of interest with Baha Mar, adding that the FNM leader simply acted “without understanding the procedure that governs the conduct of ministers.”
ATTORNEY General Allyson Maynard-Gibson has revealed that her husband Maxwell Gibson owns the retail jewellery store chain that has been granted storefront leases in Baha Mar, while rejecting accusations that she has a conflict of interests due to her role as government negotiator for the stalled resort.
ATTORNEY General Allyson Maynard-Gibson yesterday denied claims that the government was conspiring with China Construction America Bahamas and the Export-Import Bank of China to undermine the orders of a US bankruptcy court in Delaware.
SENATOR Michael Pintard yesterday labelled Police Commissioner Ellison Greenslade’s reported decision to transfer members of the Police Staff Association to other areas a “huge, ill-advised, miscalculation”.
FORMER FNM Chairman Darron Cash yesterday questioned whether Attorney General Allyson Maynard-Gibson has protected her personal interests while at the negotiating table with Baha Mar executives following years of reported legal representation to the resort’s developer Sarkis Izmirlian.
FREE National Movement Chairman Michael Pintard said the steady rise in the country’s homicide rate is due to a lack of synergy between government and police officials.
LONG Island MP Loretta Butler-Turner yesterday called on Prime Minister Perry Christie to make his Cabinet ministers retract their “extremist” statements against Baha Mar developer Sarkis Izmirlian or resign.