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Added by Jeff Dunsavage on April 30, 2014 at 5:39pm — No Comments
Last week, a U.S. citizen (whose name I will not mention out of respect for his family) pulled an idiotic stunt on the island of Roatan in the Bay Islands of Honduras. The vacationer, very intoxicated, got into an argument with his girlfriend and stormed out into the night without cash or his cellphone and didn't return.
You may know Roatan from posts here as a place that is aggressively marketed as a safe, inexpensive destination to vacation and retire.…Continue
Added by Jeff Dunsavage on April 27, 2014 at 11:15am — No Comments
A 17-YEAR-OLD American girl was left traumatised after she was strangled to near unconsciousness and forced to perform a sexual act on a 41-year-old man in the Bahamas. The assailant reportedly was taken into custody shortly after he assaulted the girl on Monday morning.
The girl, whose parents recently purchased a vacation home on the island, was flown to New Providence for medical evaluation shortly after the…Continue
Added by Jeff Dunsavage on April 23, 2014 at 10:02pm — No Comments
One of my biggest gripes for years now has been the lack of a truly critical travel media that examines the industry it purports to cover with an eye toward more than the prettiest locales and the best deals. For an industry that rivals energy and agriculture in terms of economic clout, travel/tourism receives surprisingly little media scrutiny. In this article, maritime attorney Jim Walker articulates some of the same frustrations.…Continue
Added by Jeff Dunsavage on April 18, 2014 at 8:00am — No Comments
The BBC reports that Edgar Dart, 56, a British citizen who lived in Winnipeg, Canada, was killed when a masked gang attacked his mother's home in Emerald Bay, Grand Bahama. His cousin Michael Dart, from Devon, said the family were tied up during the raid and another male was attacked with a machete.
Assistant Commissioner Emrick Seymour, of the Royal Bahamas Police Force, said…Continue
Added by Jeff Dunsavage on April 14, 2014 at 6:28pm — No Comments
Added by Jeff Dunsavage on April 14, 2014 at 5:59pm — No Comments
CruiseLaw News reports that a Norweigian Cruise Lines Pearl crew member named "Jacob" from the Philippines was killed by a gunshot while the Norwegian Pearl was in Roatan, Honduras today. Read full article.
Added by Jeff Dunsavage on April 7, 2014 at 6:57am — No Comments
A physically abused, developmentally disabled American woman is being held against her will in Mexico. She wants to come home but doesn't know where she is. The State Department won't even try to help her family bring her home. You can help.
Missing Americans Project member Samantha Smith has been trying to find her mom, Sheila, a developmentally disabled adult who is in Mexico in the hands of a man who has a history of abusing her. Sam has managed to get into contact with…Continue
Added by Jeff Dunsavage on April 6, 2014 at 1:39am — No Comments
Added by Jeff Dunsavage on April 2, 2014 at 12:21pm — No Comments
Matamoros Mayor Leticia Salazar on Monday asked residents to remain off the streets as gun battles erupted is several parts of the city. Salazar issued the warning through her Twitter account.
Salazar reported numerous blockades throughout the city.
The U.S. Consulate in Matamoros also confirmed the gun battles. Some of the firefights happened in the Puerto Rico and Las Aguilas neighborhoods and areas east of Veteran's International…Continue
Added by Jeff Dunsavage on April 1, 2014 at 10:30pm — No Comments