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Why Does Gov. Ron DeSantis Want To Kill Floridians?

Man frowning

Says he supports lifting federal COVID-19 restrictions on travelers from the United Kingdom and Brazil – two of the most dangerously infected countries in the world MIAMI – Why does Florida’s Gov. Ron DeSantis want to get Floridians killed? Simply put, because the loss of more lives in Florida vs the economic benefit of getting cruise ships sailing again is a trade-off …

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Disney lays off 28,000 at theme parks – cuts at cruise division too

Disney Cruise Ship

PortandTerminal.com, September 30, 2020 Disney’s park division is laying off 28,000 employees in California and Florida in the wake of the pandemic. MIAMI – Walt Disney has announced it will lay off 28,000 employees, mostly at its US theme parks although Disney Cruise Line and Disney’s retail stores will also be affected. It is unclear how many of the job …

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At least 42,000 cruise ship workers still trapped at sea – Miami Herald/AP

Cruise crew room. View of sea from window

Associated Press, June 14, 2020 MIAMI (AP) — More than 40,000 cruise ship workers are still stuck at sea because of concerns about the coronavirus. The Miami Herald reports that at least 42,000 workers remain trapped on cruise ships without paychecks, and some still are suffering from COVID-19, three months after the industry shut down. Cruise lines stopped sailing in mid-March after several …

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