Drifting fishermen die after luxury cruise liner sails past but doesn’t stop

  Is Carnival Cruise Lines too big to care? Read this appalling article and  decide for yourself. My question is, who is monitoring ethics at sea?  PAUL KORING WASHINGTON— Globe and Mail Update Posted on Thursday, April 19, 2012 9:00AM EDT 21 comments … Continue reading

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If there were an Andrea Doria movie

Recently, I met a world renowned opera singer, Francesco Demuro, and his lovely wife.  He did a performance in  Detroit all the way from Italy,  although he is Sardinian in heritage ( Sardinia was once a province of Italy).  When … Continue reading

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Cruising During the Swine Flu Scare

Recently, I wrote about the swine flu and its potential impact to the cruise industry. Reading over the news of this past week or so, it looks like the swine flu effect continues. Passengers aboard the Carnival Splendor met bitter … Continue reading

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Piracy: Can Cruise Lines Increase Passenger Safety?

Piracy continues to be a hot topic in the news, and I find myself engulfed in the on-going saga. Somalian pirates have made good on their word to pirate more ships and take more crew members hostage in an effort … Continue reading

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