Tag Archives: Nassau

Nassau Straw Market Frightens Cruise Tourists, Embarrasses Local Vendors

Cruise passengers are reportedly fearful of the current conditions of Nassau’s famed Straw Market, according to local vendors in the Bahamas and a popular U.S. cruise publication. One of the vendors told the Tribune newspaper “. . . many of the … Continue reading

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Financial Advisor Matthew Eckstein Charged with Grand Larceny and Fraud by Nassau County District Attorney

Syosset, NY-based stockbroker Matthew Eckstein was recently charged with three counts of second-degree grand larceny, third degree grand larceny, and two counts of first-degree scheme to defraud by the Nassau County District Attorney.  These charges stem from Mr. Eckstein’s business … Continue reading

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Royal Caribbean's CocoCay: A Vote of No Confidence in Nassau?

In a media blitz, Royal Caribbean recently announced that it plans a massive overhaul of its "private island," CocoCay, in the Bahamas. USA Today reported that Royal Caribbean's will spend $200,000,000 for what is described as a "massive makeover" of … Continue reading

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Sexual Assault: Yet Another U.S. Warning for Nassau, Bahamas – Avoid Jet Ski Operators

The United States Department of State Bureau of Diplomatic Security issued another warning to U.S. tourists about the danger of sexual assault in Nassau , Bahamas yesterday.  The warning states: Avoid Jet ski operators: Jet ski operators continue to commit … Continue reading

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U.S. Embassy in Nassau, Bahamas Issues New Crime Warning

The U.S. Embassy in Nassau, Bahamas issued a new crime warning for the city following the assault of a U.S. citizen during the early evening hours of February 6, 2018, while jogging on West Bay Street just west of Goodman’s … Continue reading

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