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June 2014 Blog Posts (8)

6 Americans Wrongly Jailed in Honduras Freed

The Tampa Bay Times reports that charges were dropped against six Americans wrongly jailed in Honduras and they have been allowed to take their boat and return home. Amazing what a bit of publicity can accomplish. Let's learn from this lesson and keep shining a light on the safety and security issues faced by those who travel in the developing world for pleasure…

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Added by Jeff Dunsavage on June 29, 2014 at 9:32pm — No Comments

Update (Sort of) on Alleged St. Kitts Cruise Assault

SKNVibes -- a St. Kitts-based news site that recently published a rather vague report indicating that a sexual assault of a cruise passenger may have occurred -- now reports that: "Unconfirmed reports suggest that an act of sexual assault may have been perpetrated against one of the cruise passengers by one of the vessel’s crew members." I will pass along further details as (if?) they…

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Added by Jeff Dunsavage on June 10, 2014 at 5:06pm — No Comments

Sexual Assault on Cruise Ship in St. Kitts? Local News Site Publishes Vague Account, But No One Is Talking

Cruise Law News reports on an alleged sexual assault by a cruise line employee in St. Kitts; authorities will not confirm or deny.

Added by Jeff Dunsavage on June 8, 2014 at 4:32pm — No Comments

Statement From the Sister of 2 Americans (out of 6) Currently Being Held in Honduras

My two brothers, Mike and Bob Mayne are among the six being held unjustly in a Honduras jail. Any help to secure my brothers release would be greatly appreciated; they are 100% innocent of the charges! Anyone who knows my brothers will agree they are the most thoughtful, kind-hearted people you could ever meet.



Being armed at sea is common sense with piracy being prevalent and

especially with Central America having the highest…

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Added by Jeff Dunsavage on June 3, 2014 at 8:17pm — No Comments

More Coverage of the 6 Americans Jailed in Honduras

From the Tampa Bay Times.

The company Aqua Quest International typically salvages precious cargo from shipwrecks. The crew went to Honduras to recover valuable mahogany logs from the bottom of a river bed in cooperation with a local city and an Indian tribe.

However, after the ship pulled into port, authorities came…

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Added by Jeff Dunsavage on June 3, 2014 at 5:04pm — No Comments

6 Americans Jailed in Honduras

CNN reports that six U.S. citizens who were salvaging goods from the sea bottom off the coast of Honduras have been arrested for possessing firearms. 

On May 5, after the ship pulled into port in Puerto Lempira, police came aboard, arrested the crew and confiscated the vessel, according to a Facebook statement from Aqua…

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Added by Jeff Dunsavage on June 2, 2014 at 6:32pm — No Comments

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