Point No Point Lighthouse THE CHESAPEAKE TODAY photo

A Halloween visit to Point No Point Lighthouse The red storm of a fall hurricane overtakes Point No Point Lighthouse, now haunted by the souls of sailors thrown overboard by cruel captains headed into Baltimore harbor. These hapless sailors made …

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San Francisco Street in Old San Juan

Ten Puerto Rico Police Officers Charged with Racketeering, Robbery, Extortion, Firearms, Narcotics, Civil Rights, and Theft Charges Feds say Crooked Cops were Running Criminal Organization Out of Police Department   SAN JUAN, P.R. — The FBI reports that Ten Puerto …

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Norwegian Epic docks in Miami. THE PRIVATEER CLAUSE photo

Norwegian Cruise Line announced exciting and exotic new itineraries for the brand’s Fall/Winter 2016/2017 deployment, bringing the world to guests who want to explore new sights while experiencing the freedom and flexibility that only Norwegian Cruise Line can offer. Norwegian …

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Booking tours through the ship at St. Lucia might be a good idea. The island boasts beautiful vistas and a large protected harbor. THE PRIVATEER CLAUSE photo

  Merchants fear cruise lines will follow NCL and drop Saint Lucia from itineraries From St. Lucia Times: The President of the Saint Lucia Vendors Association, Peter “Ras Ipa” Isaac, has warned that escalating crime in the city could drive …

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Carnival Miracle Nick & Nora supper club was one of the best specialty restaurants tried on any cruise ship. THE PRIVATEER CLAUSE photo

Political parties in the Bahamas argue over whether Carnival should issue crime warnings to its passengers (the same as U.S. & UK issue to it’s citizens) The Democratic National Alliance’s (DNA) leader yesterday warned that downtown Nassau’s cruise tourism product …

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A container ship rides the waves in the Atlantic on clear day. THE PRIVATEER CLAUSE photo

Carnival Fascination set sail from Jacksonville for Bahamas while Hurricane Joaquin was still beating the islands. CRUISE FACTS: It’s in your contract. If the weather is bad the ship can go somewhere else where the weather is nicer. This event can …

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