ONE OF BARBADOS’ most controversial tourism projects ever, Four Season, at Paradise in Black Rock, St Michael, is reportedly attracting the attention of some serious Russian financial muscle.
Usually reliable sources have reported that the Russian owner of Chelsea Football Club in Britain, Roman Abramovich, a regular visitor to the island on his luxury yacht, had either put, or expressed an interest, in a bid for the long-stalled hotel and luxury villa project on the West Coast.
However, local businessman and leading executive in the construction sector, Phillip Tempro, who is said to be working with Government to get the project back up and running, said as far as he was aware, it was not true that Abramovich had won the bidding competition. (RRM)
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