Month: October 2015

A Halloween visit to Point No Point Lighthouse

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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Crime in Puerto Rico: Feds say Ten Puerto Rico Cops Ran Mega-Crime Biz from Police Department

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 returns to Asia and Australia for first time in 15 years as cruise lines go for high-dollar China biz

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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Crime in St. Lucia: merchants fear boycott by cruise lines due to robberies

  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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Crime in Bahamas: knowledgeable cruise passengers know it’s best to stay on the ship

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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When ships divert for hurricanes; ports can be missed and itineraries changed

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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