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What Really Happened When Anna Nicole Smith Went To The Bahamas: WikiBitch

by | 23rd, December 2010

WIKILEAKS: Aka WikiBitch, has produced a cable in which a State Department employee brightens up a slow news day (Nov. 15, 2006) in the Bahamas by telling his colleagues that Anna Nicole Smith is a Hurricane 5 celebrity:

Several months into her Bahamian residency, American B-list celebrity and regular entertainment television fixture Anna Nicole Smith has changed the face of Bahamian politics. Not since Category 4 Hurricane Betsy made landfall in 1965 has one woman done as much damage in Nassau. Lying in disarray in her wake are Doctor’s Hospital, the Coroner’s Court, the Department of Immigration, local mega-lawyers Callenders and Co., formerly popular Minister of Immigration Shane Gibson, and possibly Prime Minister Christie’s PLP government.

We learn of “Anna Nicole’s wide swath of destruction”.

Anna Nicole Smith filed for legal residency in The Bahamas as a result of her alleged ownership of a local home, pursuant to local immigration law permitting residence for persons owning homes of $500,000 or moreIn September, the application was granted and Anna Nicole allegedly provided a $10,000 check directly to Immigration Minister Gibson at a meeting at her home…

In response to concern over the timing of the approval — residency approval typically takes years in the Bahamas — Gibson and PM Christie sought to reassure the public. They said that Anna Nicole was treated as any other applicant, noting glibly that the Ministry of Immigration should not be criticized for “improved efficiencies in government for which it deserves praise.”

3. (SBU) Gibson’s protestations of distance with the matter were shattered by a prominent local law firm and a local gossip publication. Callenders and Co., the law firm that handled Anna’s home purchase and residency application, said it delivered a $10,000 check from Anna Nicole directly to Gibson at Anna Nicole’s residence, and that it communicated to Anna Nicole repeatedly on Minister Gibson’s government cell phone….

The resulting public furor over Gibson’s favoritism has been strong. Before Anna Nicole came to Nassau, Minister of Immigration Gibson enjoyed strong public support as a result of his aggressive anti-immigrant policies

The Anna Nicole scandal has recast Gibson as puppet of the privileged rather than defender of the common people of The Bahamas…

Not since Wallace Simpson dethroned a King and came to Nassau has an American femme fatale so captivated the Bahamian public and dominated local politics.

It’s diplomatic gossip on the QT…



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