Cash: I won’t apologise to AG over ‘conflict of interest’ row

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.

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PM refuses to respond to questions on Baha Mar

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.

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Minnis: Come clean on any Baha Mar deals

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.

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GBHRA president accuses Mitchell of ‘fear tactics’

THE Grand Bahama Human Rights Association yesterday accused Foreign Affairs and Immigration Minister Fred Mitchell

Bran wants PM to break silence on ‘conflict of interest’ concerns

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.

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Loretta: Govt lashing out while Baha Mar has caused ‘tailspin’

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.

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Bradley Roberts told: Put up or shut up on Dr Minnis claims

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.”

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Christie and Mitchell stress the importance of PM’s Office

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.

Dr Hubert Minnis criticised for AG resignation call

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.”

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AG’s husband has Baha Mar leases

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.

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Govt ‘not conspiring with’ Chinese company and bank

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.

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'Transfer' of Police staff Association members ‘a huge miscalculation’

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”.

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Former FNM Chairman: The AG is in ‘very clear conflict of interest’

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.

Pintard: Rise in killings due to lack of synergy between the govt and police

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.

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Loretta: Retract or quit over Sarkis

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.