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Dominica: Cruise line sued by tourist for broken ankle in zipline accident off ship

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By Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson – In this week article, we examine the case of Ceithami v. Celebrity Cruises, Inc., 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 126431 (S.D. Fla. 2016) in which Ceithami was a cruise passenger aboard the Celebrity Summit on December 9, 2014 when she purchased from Celebrity a ‘zip-line excursion ride’ in Dominica run by Wacky Rollers Adventure Vacations and Expeditions, Ltd. (‘WRAVE’). She rode the WRAVE zip-line that same day and suffered a compound fracture of her left ankle when she continued past the ride’s landing platform and struck a tree…Seeking redress for her injuries, Ceithami filed this lawsuit…alleging five putative causes of action against Celebrity: (1) direct negligence in choosing and monitoring WRAVE; (2) negligent misrepresentation…read article

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Colombia: Tourist from Belgium run over by vehicle, serious head trauma

INTERMEDIATE / ADVANCED SPANISH VOCABULARY – AN INDISPENSABLE REFERENCE GUIDE bucaramanga.extra.com.co (machine translated) A tourist of Belgian origin was run over in San Gil, Santander Thursday, September 7, 2017 Coiled in traffic accident a tourist of Belgian origin in San Gil. The woman has been identified as Siegrun Mayaert. The mishap occurred around 6:05 pm […]

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Italy: Tourist gang raped, boyfriend badly beaten on popular beach

independent.co.uk / Italian police are investigating after a Polish tourist was gang raped as her boyfriend was savagely beaten on Italy’s popular Rimini beach. Italian news reports said the man passed out after being beaten on the head and robbed. His partner was repeatedly raped by four men early on Saturday on a secluded stretch […]

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Michoacán, Mexico: Irish Tourist Murdered, girlfriend from U.S. injured in robbery by bandits

TOURIST FROM IRELAND SHOT TO DEATH AFTER STOPPING AT GAS STATION TO ASK FOR DIRECTIONS. GILFRIENDfROM TUCSON ARIZONA ALSO INJURED, HOSPITALIZED irishexaminer.com 08-18-2017 The man, originally from Louth, was murdered in the Lazaro Cardenas region in the State of Michoacán on Tuesday. According to local media reports, the man was travelling with his American partner […]

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Two Tourists from U.S. assaulted after withdrawing funds from ATM in Mexico City, one dead, one injured

TWO U.S. TOURISTS ASSAULTED AFTER WITHDRAWING FUNDS FROM ATM Colonia Álamos located in Alcaldía Benito Juárez en Ciudad de México lasillarota.com (MACHINE TRANSLATED) Yesterday afternoon (05-16-17), two tourists of American nationality were assaulted and seriously injured on a bridge over the Tlalpan road in the Benito Juárez delegation. According to reports from the Public Security […]

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Thailand: Fake Tourist Bus Scania involved in deadly crash

scandasia.com/ Scania Siam Co., Ltd. in Thailand issued a letter regarding ‘The fact of the tourist bus accident at Prachin Buri, Thailand’, first expressing their deepest sorry for the loss in the double-decker coach accident that killed two students and four teachers and injuring 44 others at Na di district of Prachin Buri. “The news […]

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Australia: German tourist killed in outback driving down wrong side of the road

German tourist killed and another seriously injured on Australian outback highway after they drove on the wrong side of the road and crashed head on into a 4WD A German tourist has died and another is in hospital with serious injuries The pair were travelling along the Arnhem Highway in Northern Territory Police alleged the […]

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Gang targeting expats, tourists in Vilcabamba Ecuador detained

cronica.com.ec reported. After several days of basic operations of intelligence, the staff of the anti-Criminal Brigade (BAC) of the judicial police identified and captured the members of an alleged criminal organization dedicated to the assault of foreign persons residing in the parishes vilcabamba and San Pedro. According to the complaints lodged by those affected, three […]

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Brazil: Tourist Scuba Diver forearm ripped off by shark

Shark attacks Brazilian scuba diver during Unesco marine preserve dive theguardian.com reported the 33-year-old man is expected to undergo surgery on Tuesday after his forearm was ripped off while vacationing at Unesco site, Fernando de Noronha. A shark ripped off a Brazilian diver’s forearm as he swam off the tropical archipelago of Fernando de Noronha, […]

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Drunk Tourist from U.S. injured by crocodile in Cancun Mexico, failed to obey warning signs

dailymail.co.uk reported a drunk tourist cheated death after scaling a barbed wire fence of a crocodile enclosure at a Mexican holiday resort in Cancun. Paramedics say American tourist Matthew Eldsberry, 27, was attacked on Wednesday by one of the reptiles after ignoring warning signs in English and Spanish to enter the off-limits area. He was […]

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