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When a U.S. citizen disappears in a foreign country, the family quickly finds that they're on their own. We've been there and want to help.
Two men are reportedly in custody and police are searching for a third man in connection with the slaying of a sailor from Chicago who was working on a tall ship in the Bahamas. The arrests in the fatal shooting of Kyle Bruner, 34, was reported by the Nassau Tribune.
Bruner, 34, a former special education teacher, was apparently trying to help a woman being mugged by two armed…Continue
Posted by Jeff Dunsavage on May 14, 2013 at 4:01pm
This is my family's story, which appeared in this morning's Star-Ledger newspaper in New Jersey. Four years after my brother's disappearance from the island of Roatan, it is the first time we've been able to get out of the Middlesex County section and onto the front page (above the fold! This is progress!). It's also the first story to try to touch on the larger issues facing…Continue
Posted by Jeff Dunsavage on May 14, 2013 at 8:58am
Read this useful article in the Tico Times
Steve Flesch languished for a MONTH in the Costa Rican health-care system, suffering repeated infections before dying, while the U.S. State Department and President Obama blew off his family's pleas for help. There is a special circle of hell reserved for career diplomats and politicians who can't pull their heads out of their posteriors long enough to help citizens of their country in this kind of need. Shame on John Kerry, shame on President Obama!!…Continue
Posted by Jeff Dunsavage on May 9, 2013 at 8:18am
Posted by Jeff Dunsavage on May 5, 2013 at 6:01pm
This article in American Airlines' magazine, American Way, uncritically promotes Honduras as a tourism destination without providing even a perfunctory caveat about safety. This country's rampant and escalating crime problem warrants a full-blown travel advisory from the State Department, not more puff pieces looking to draw…Continue
Posted by Jeff Dunsavage on April 17, 2013 at 5:56pm
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