Hundreds of Bahamians Rally in the Streets in Support of Baha Mar Developer (VIDEO)

Tribune242 is reporting that hundreds of Baha Mar employees took to the streets in The Bahamas last week to proclaim their support for Sarkis Izmirlian, the developer of the $3.5 billion project.


Faithful Baha Mar employees take to the streets in support of the controversial billion dollar project and it's developer.....more to come

Posted by ZNS (The Official Page) on Friday, July 3, 2015

Sporting the brand's logo and colors, workers marched from Goodmans Bay to the mega-resort's parking lot chanting their affection for Izmirlian. Some workers chanted, "We love you, Sarkis," as they walked along West Bay Street. 

The rally follows reports that the government has stepped in to pay salaries for this month, citing concerns that workers were being used as “pawns” in the resort’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy claim.


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Attorney General Allyson Maynard Gibson confirmed on Thursday that the government will pay the salaries of more than 2,000 Baha Mar workers this month as negotiations over the fate of the stalled $3.5 billion project continue.

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