According to a recently published report by CDNN - CYBER DIVER News Network, increasing tourist murders and other crimes are scaring travelers away from Antigua. Once considered a very peaceful destination, this latest report is evidence that Antigua is beginning to have a dark cloud looming over it.
According to the report, local tourism officials criticized police for failing to provide adequate security after gangs went on a one-day robbery spree day last week that victimized tourists from four cruise ships including the Caribbean Princess, Azamar, Costa Atlantica and Thompson Destiny. Roughly three weeks ago, two tourists were assaulted and robbed at Redcliffe Quay, a popular shopping area for holiday visitors, according to the report.
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