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Old July 9th, 2009, 12:24 PM
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I've heard that there is fighting going on in Haiti...does anyone know if it's safe to port there? We're cruising on Royal Caribbean this Saturday, and I'm sure the Capt. will make other plans if it's not safe, just want to know if anyone has heard of anything....
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Old July 9th, 2009, 12:34 PM
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I see nothing on the newswires, are you sure that you don't mean Honduras where there is unrest following a military coup?
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I have'nt seen nor heard a thing about Haiti. Even if there's unrest in Haiti, I wouldn't think it would be on or near the approx. 250 acres RCCL leases from the Haitian Gov. there.
Labadee is fenced off and really there's nothing near there as far as large populated areas, etc. Normally if unrest occurs in Haiti, it's in Port-Au-Prince
the Capitol city which is a long ways from RCCL's Labadee.
I wouldn't be too concerned. If it's not safe for some reason they would simply skip the port.
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Years back, when there was major unrest in Haiti, when RCI called it Hispanola, they did stop going there ...no issues with the island reported lately...
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I don't think there are any issues going on right now that will prevent the Liberty from going to Labadee!

Monday morning we shall be in Labadee!!! WOOOOHOOOOO!!!!



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Speaking of Labadee, can someone explain how RCCL came up with the name Labadee and what, if anything, does it mean?
I like the place--have been there 3 times but always wondered about the name.
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I don't think there are any issues going on right now that will prevent the Liberty from going to Labadee!

Monday morning we shall be in Labadee!!! WOOOOHOOOOO!!!!



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I don't think there are any issues going on right now that will prevent the Liberty from going to Labadee!

Monday morning we shall be in Labadee!!! WOOOOHOOOOO!!!!



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