U.S. Embassy Issues Travel Warning for the Bahamas

5.21.2013

By OUTTraveler Editors

Warning comes a week after an Illinois man was shot to death during a robbery in Nassau.

The U.S. Embassy in the Bahamas is warning about the threat of armed robbery in the capital of the island chain off Florida’s east coast.
A statement from the U.S. Embassy in Nassau advises Americans living in and traveling to the islands to be on heightened alert to avoid being a crime victim. It says “armed robbery remains a major threat” facing Americans in Nassau.
The security message was issued Friday, about a week after an Illinois man was fatally shot on a Nassau street during a robbery.
Read the full statement here.

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