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Lashley takes swipe at court action

MARIA BRADSHAW, [email protected]

Lashley takes swipe at court action

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That is what Minister of Culture Stephen Lashley has called the court action brought by attorney at law David Comissiong to prevent construction from starting on the US$100 million Hyatt Hotel.

While not mentioning his name, Lashley launched a scathing attack on Comissiong, who is also a social activist, and accused him of grandstanding for the media before the issue could be decided by the courts.

Speaking in the House of Assembly yesterday on the Crown Lands (Vesting Disposal) Act London Bourne Towers, Lashley said the controversial hotel, earmarked for Bay Street, The City, was “unfortunately the subject of what I call misinformed litigation before the courts”. (MB)

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