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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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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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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 07, 2010
Supermarket targeted in weekend armed robberies

Six armed robberies took place between Friday and Saturday afternoon, with Cost Right supermarket at the Town Centre Mall targeted by three men armed with "high powered weapons", and two Nassau web shops also hit.

Four men have been taken in for questioning in connection with two separate incidents, but up to press time last night, police were still on the lookout for those responsible in four ...

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December 30, 2010
You can't have my Asue draw

This article was first published on May 27, 2010.

Ingraham seems stuck between two painful alternatives: a) shut down the web cafes and drive numbers underground, which will anger thousands and deny the government an opportunity to gain taxation revenue it desperately needs; b) legalize and regulate numbers, but be condemned in pulpits across the nation. OK, there’s a painless third: Do no...

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December 11, 2013
Acklins religious community opposes web shops on island

Religious and community leaders in Acklins have voiced their displeasure at the emergence of web shops on the island...

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April 02, 2013
AG tried to block web shop operations, affidavit alleges

The Office of the Attorney General sought to block the continued operations of web shops despite an order from Senior Supreme Court Justice Jon Isaacs in January to prevent a shutdown of the businesses, alleges an affidavit filed recently.
The affidavit filed by attorney Claude Hanna of Munroe & Associates said a group of web shop bosses faced significant delays in trying to get business licenses ...

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April 03, 2013
AG prepared to prosecute web shops if order lifted

The Office of the Attorney General would prosecute web shop operators if Chief Justice Sir Michael Barnett discharges an order that currently protects their businesses, and they fail to follow a directive to end gaming, according to Crown Counsel Loren Klein.
Klein told Sir Michael yesterday they would face "a plethora of offenses".
The AG's office is asking the court to discharge the conservatory...

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April 04, 2013
Another Web Shop Seeks Court Protection

As seven web shops await Chief Justice Sir Michael Barnett's decision on whether to extend a conservatory order that prevents police from shutting down their gaming operations, another web shop is seeking similar protection. Attorney Derek Ryan, who represents Bahama Dreams, said the web...

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