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Alleged Rape Victims Blame Carnival for Not Disclosing Bahama Crime Alert

Cruise ships in Port of Miami

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Two women are not happy with Carnival Cruises for allegedly failing to notify them of the U.S. State Department's travel warning about rampant crime in the Bahamas.

The women, Amber Shearer and Dongayla Dobson, both 31-year-old moms, claim they were drugged and raped during their cruise after drinking cocktails laced with cocaine, opiates and benzodiazepines.

The say when they woke up, they were covered in bruises and had been throwing up.

The two allege that the nightmare continued when Bahamian police refused allow rape kits after they were allegedly attacked at Freeport in Grand Bahama on Sunday on the last day of their four-day cruise.

'You need to be aware because our cruise line did not make us aware of a travel advisory,' Shearer told NewsNation on Wednesday. 'We had no idea what was going on in the Bahamas, none whatsoever.

The women are now urging other travelers to be careful.

The U.S. State Department issued a Level 2 travel advisory for travelers headed to the Bahamas after 18 murders were reported this year. 

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