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Three Charged With Armed Robbery of Web Cafe
September 05, 2011
Three Charged With Armed Robbery of Web Cafe

THREE men were arraigned in Magistrate's Court yesterday afternoon in connection with an armed robbery at a popular web cafe in southwestern New Providence.

Shakatoure Thompson, 31, Tamico Bannister, 22, and Orlando Wimms, 27, appeared before Chief Magistrate Roger Gomez accused of the Island Luck Webcafe armed robbery that occurred Thursday, September 1.

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House Communication on Referendum on Web Cafe Gaming by Prime Minister
November 05, 2012
House Communication on Referendum on Web Cafe Gaming by Prime Minister

The Bahamian people are aware from previous public pronouncements made by me, including my Communication to this Honourable House on the 8th August, that it has always been the intention of my Government to proceed with a national referendum on the subject of so-called web-café or web shop gaming after the bye-election in North Abaco would have run its course.

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September 09, 2011
Fourth man charged in connection with armed robbery of web cafe

By TANEKA THOMPSON

Deputy Chief Reporter

tthompson@tribunemedia.net

A FOURTH suspect was charged in connection with the armed robbery of the Island Luck Web Cafe yesterday.

Kermit Evans, also known as Amos Evans, limped into Court 8 at Bank Lane with his right arm in a cast and sling.

He was charged with eight counts of armed robbery and three counts of intent to endanger the lives of three p...

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May 06, 2020
Gaming house patrons eager to try their luck again

Island Luck Web Cafe opened several of its gaming houses to customers throughout New Providence yesterday, after Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis lifted restrictions for some businesses that can offer curbside and delivery services. AHVIA J. CAMPBELLThe reopening of gaming houses with curbside service yesterday provided relief for some furloughed Bahamians, who said after being unable to earn mone...

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December 06, 2010
Several armed robberies, shootings over weekend

The first weekend in December was plagued with armed robberies and several shooting incidents.
According to police reports, at about 2:30 in the afternoon on Friday Flamingo Web Cafe, located on Amos Ferguson Street and Poinciana Avenue, was robbed of an undetermined amount of cash. One of the store's customers was also robbed.
According to police, two men armed with handguns, one of whom was wea...

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December 28, 2011
Robbery suspect accused of shooting at police officers

Alex Williams, 32, of Union Village, has been charged with the December 23 armed robbery of Bahama Dream Web Cafe on Mackey Street.
Williams is accused of the possession of an Austria Glock .45 pistol and five bullets.  Police allegedly found the gun when they searched a Chevy Tahoe near Kemp Road a short time after the robbery.
Police allege that he fired at two officers -- Corporal 62 Harri...

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April 11, 2013
Lawyers file web shop appeals

Attorneys representing web shop operators have appealed Chief Justice Sir Michael Barnett's decision to discharge a conservatory order that had protected their clients' operations from police interference.
They charged in their appeals filed on Tuesday that he erred in his judgement.
Attorney Wayne Munroe also filed a request for a stay of execution of Sir Michael's ruling pending the determinatio...

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August 15, 2012
Ministers Wrap Up Final Session Of House Of Assembly

Tribute to the late Hon. Charles Maynard - Homage paid to Bahamian Olympic Team

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Lottery Referendum Will Follow North Abaco By-Election
August 16, 2012
Lottery Referendum Will Follow North Abaco By-Election

A National lottery referendum will be called following the upcoming by-election in Abaco this year, Prime Minister Perry Christie reiterated yesterday.

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August 16, 2012
Bahamas Government to hold Referendum on Gambling

Nassau, The Bahamas - Prime Minister the Rt.
Hon. Perry Christie has stressed that the soon to be called referendum
on gambling will not extend to casinos.

During a Communication to the House of Assembly August 15, he confirmed
that the Government intends to hold a referendum on the issue of a
national lottery and/or web cafes...

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