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Old 03-01-2019, 01:19 PM
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State Department issues travel warning for Bahamas, urges tourists to 'exercise increased caution' - Fox News
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Old 03-01-2019, 02:08 PM
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Bahamas no worse than any large city in US, and safer than many. Any decent Hotelier/Tour Guide will point out the hot spots to avoid.
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Old 03-01-2019, 02:58 PM
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That place is a dump. There are so many nicer islands.
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Looks bad. Armed robbery, burglary and rape common in Bahamas, State Department warns travelers - Sun Sentinel
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Bahamas no worse than any large city in US, and safer than many...
Highly debatable.
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Old 03-01-2019, 05:48 PM
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I go on cruises to the Caribbean. One time when I docked in the Bahamas I decided to walk off the ship and walk around the area around the port. I didn't get mugged or assaulted but I felt it could happen. I got back on the ship okay. Two different times after that on cruises we docked in the Bahamas. I stayed on the ship and never again will I walk around the Bahamas. It's a very sketchy place IMO.
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Strict rule I followed when working and traveling....what ever the State Department states/warns, I follow. No second guessing or macho bravado!
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Old 03-02-2019, 12:47 PM
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I can see how it could get creepy walking around Nassau, especially at night. Maybe Freeport, too. But there are over 700 islands in The Bahamas and on most of the ones that are inhabited there is no cause for concern.
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Old 03-02-2019, 05:00 PM
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Most people visit Freeport and the main Island, Nassau.

Some countries are not nearly as well run as others. The wealth of all of the Tourism is not trickling down. They are black holes of tourism with poverty being the catalyst to crime. Cesspools. Bad government.
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All those Caribbean islands look to prey on tourists, where lot the identities fraud online comes from
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