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Two Jamaican Men Are Missing, And Another Tourist Found Dead?

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Nassau, Bahamas: The Bahamas must be cursed with all these deaths occurring with guests coming to this country. With such a small island nation, how is it almost every week a tourist is found dead, shot or killed in a traffic accident? Has the Bahamas become so hardened to murder among its own, that we can care less about what is happening to visitors?

According to a ‘deep throat’ within the Central Detective Unit of the Royal Bahamas Police Force, two Jamaican nationals have also joined the missing list in the country, and family members of both men fear they are dead.

Both men went missing in The Bahamas in early December 2008, according to the officer. It is alleged that the men were robbed at gunpoint, before being kidnapped by their robbers. Bahamas Press has learned that family members of both men are distraught by the stalled actions of police to launch an investigating into this crime.

“Their is a women at the centre of this investigation, where we believe she enticed the men to come to an area in Nassau where they are believed to have been robbed, and taken by the robbers,” our ‘deep throat’ said.

Family members reportedly told police that strangers were answering the men cell phones during the same time of the alleged robbery and kidnapping. Police are expected to soon release the identity of the missing men.

This adds to the latest suspicious death/discovery of an American tourist Timothy Massa, a 30 year-old physical education teacher at the Waterbury Arts Magnet School in Waterbury Connecticut. Massa’s body was found floating in the marina on Paradise Island shortly after 5pm on Monday. No word has yet come on the findings of surveillance video in the area.

Massa was on vacation with his brother, Jeffrey and Jeffrey’s friends, at the Atlantis hotel and resort. After a night of partying, Massa said he was going to bed in his room around 1 a.m., according to the local newspaper in Waterbury. However Massa was nowhere to be found when his brother Jeffrey returned to the room hours later. Most of his belongings were left near the bed.

A toxicology report is still pending.

Just last month another tourist became the final traffic fatality of 2008 on Grand Bahamas. And in early 2008 an American officer was shot as he was robbed and shot by gunmen just outside the home of the former prime minister. Two men were charged for the incident, however Bahamas Press believes, with the SLACK JUDICIAL SYSTEM IN THE COUNTRY, the men might be on bail awaiting trial.

We in the Bahamas must now become concerned with all this missing, murder and death on our streets with our guests,  as we see the headlines around the world tell the real story about what is occuring in the country. One must wonder upon hearing these frequent incidents, is it truly better in The Bahamas?

4 Responses to " Two Jamaican Men Are Missing, And Another Tourist Found Dead? "

  1. sofy blue says:

    My heart goes out to all the families of the missing and those that were murdered in these situations.

  2. sofy blue says:

    My boyfriend and i returned today from a cruise with Royal Carribean. My boyfriend was held at gun point in a taxi cab that he boarded right in front of the cruise port on his way to meet me at Atlantis. I had taken the ferry over earlier with some other from the boat. Luckliy all they took was money not his life. I luckily was not in the taxi for who knows how that may have turned out. It is very disturbing that taxi drivers are involved or possing as taxi drivers. I hope anyone who travels there travels safely and the ferry is a much safer way to get across.

  3. becke says:

    I for one am completely horrified by the lack of relentless serch for the answer to Tim Massa’s death at the Atlantis. I have been there three times myself in the past two years. But I can assure you that I will never go to the Atlantis again, nor will I ever have a good word to say about the place. The lack of concern for a human live is truly unbelievable. A disgrace.

  4. Altec says:

    BP said:

    We in the Bahamas must now become concerned with all this missing, murder and death on our streets with our guests, as we see the headlines around the world tell the real story about what is occuring in the country. One must wonder upon hearing these frequent incidents, is it truly better in The Bahamas?

    BP it is truly sad to see what our country is becoming. I honestly believe that only prayers is keeping this country from going under. We are at a critical point. For such a small country to have such high rates of crime says a lot about our leaders and the people.

    Our leaders sit there and just talk talk talk. they dont do anything concrete, they dont seek to fix problems just patch it up or worse ignore it and let another administration deal with it and then the cycle starts all over again.

    The Media in this country only seems interested in reporting political stories, they dont dig or investigate anything else. The Media bosses are in bed with political parties or the journalist themselves are afraid to ruffle feathers. The media in this country is a parrot, they just repeat what they hear and thats the end of it.

    The truth is, it hasnt been better in the Bahamas for many years. Saying its better in the Bahamas is just a slogan now that reminds us of better days.

    Think about it BP, not too long ago the Bahamas was considered the jewel of the Caribbean. All the Caribbean countries looked to the Bahamas for leadership and innovation. This country was the model that other Caribbean countries copied. Yup, those were the days.

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