Atlantis Events advertises its upcoming “Largest Gay Cruise in History” aboard the “incredible Harmony of the Seas” as the “most outrageously fun cruise Atlantis has ever created! . . . a star-studded festival of pure fun and excitement unlike anything you’ve ever imagined.” Scheduled for February 4th to 12th, the cruise promises “8 fabulous
Drug Bust on MSC Seaside
Last week, United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers arrested seven MSC crew members for smuggling cocaine into the port of Miami aboard the MSC Seaside, according to crew members wishing to remain anonymous.
On Saturday, November 17, 2018, CBP officers boarded the MSC Seaside after it arrived at the port of Miami and…
Joel Taylor Dies on Harmony of the Seas – Latest Drug-Related Death on a Royal Caribbean/Atlantis Cruise?
Storm Chasers’ star Joel Taylor died of a suspected overdose on a Royal Caribbean cruise ship which had been chartered by Atlantis Events, according to TMZ and other websites.
Mr. Taylor was reportedly on Royal Caribbean’s Harmony of the Seas. These tabloids report that passengers on the Royal Caribbean ship stated that “drugs…
Drug Mules Used Costa Cruise Ships to Smuggle Cocaine
For a two year period from 2012 to 2014, as many as thirty-four people who posed as cruise ship passengers on Costa ships participated in a smuggling network that transported hashish from Morocco to Brazil and cocaine from South America to Europe, according to the The Local newspaper in France.
The French newspaper reported that the "innovative…
Cocaine-Smuggling Princess Crew Members Escape Jail Time
Canadian news stations have identified the three crew members from the Island Princess who were arrested last week for smuggling drugs into Vancouver, as we mentioned in a prior article.
CTV News Vancouver identified three Nicaraguan crew members, Willard Murray Brooks (age 28), Emil Hebbert Garth (age 26) and Jason West Carter, (age 32) who…
Vancouver Police Arrest Three Crew Members From Island Princess For Drugs
A Canadian newspaper reports that the police in Vancouver arrested three Princess Cruises crew member from the Island Princess on drug charges.
CTV that the Island Princess was scheduled to leave Vancouver for Alaska when members of the Canada Border Services Agency and the Vancouver Police Department’s Canine Unit boarded the cruise ship to search…
U.S. State Department Warns that Crime in Honduras Remains Critically High
The U.S. State Department yesterday updated its travel advisory to Honduras, stating that the level of kidnapping, crime, and violence in Honduras remains “critically high.” (this warning supersedes the last warning in October 2015).
The warning states that “criminal activity is a serious problem throughout the country and the Government of Honduras…
Cocaine Bust: Three Crew Members Arrested in Ocho Rios, Jamaica
The Jamaica Observer reports that yesterday the police in Ocho Rios arrested three crew members aboard an unidentified cruise ship docked at the Ocho Rios Pier with a large quantity of cocaine hidden under their clothes.
The three men were reportedly from St. Vincent. The newspaper identified the men, Lloyd Thomas (40 years old), Dasrick…
Jury Finds Cruise Cocaine Smuggler Guilty
A jury in Tampa, Florida has returned a guilty verdict against a man who was part of a group of cruise ship employees who smuggled cocaine into Tampa from Roatan, Honduras. According to the Tampa Tribune, Desrick Gordon, age 23, faces 10 years to life in prison.
Mr. Gordon is from the country of…
NCL Drug Bust Fallout
Drug busts on NCL cruise ships have been big news for the past month.
First there was the arrest of five galley workers on the Norwegian Sun who were apprehended in Tampa when they smuggled 7 kilos of cocaine from Roatan.
Two of the arrested NCL ship employees were from St. Lucia along with two…