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Sep 29, 2009
The asbestos ship [Unofficial English translation of "La nave del asbesto"] — El Tiempo (Colombia)
More: Original Spanish version
Type: Press
Author(s): Ernesto McCausland
Source: El Tiempo (Colombia)
En abril del 2008, el suntuoso buque de pasajeros 'Freewinds' estaba siendo sometido a refacciones en Curazao cuando se descubrió que contenía en su estructura asbesto azul, un peligrosísimo material, vetado en los países del mundo civilizado por ser causante de cáncer. De inmediato, las autoridades portuarias de la isla ordenaron detener las obras, ante el riesgo inminente que existía para 240 trabajadores polacos. Ya existían voces de alerta respecto al peligro que representaba el buque, utilizado como escuela itinerante por ...
Sep 3, 2008
Mesothelioma a Concern for Workers Who Completed Repairs on Scientology Cruise Ship — Asbestos.com (Florida)
Type: Press release
Source: Asbestos.com (Florida)
New reports about Freewinds, the Scientology-owned cruise ship, suggest more people than previously recorded may have been exposed to crocidolite asbestos over the last few years. Crocidolite asbestos is one of the most toxic forms of asbestos, and is known to cause several types of asbestos cancer. Initial reports of asbestos problems surfaced in April. However, a recent statement from the vessel’s captain has indicated there may have been previous incidents where asbestos was released through the ship’s onboard ventilation system. ...
May 16, 2008
Asbestos controversy aboard Scientology ship Freewinds — Wikinews
May 11, 2008
Tom put on cruise alert — Daily Star (UK)
Type: Press
Author(s): Mike Parker
Source: Daily Star (UK)
TOM Cruise and other Hollywood stars are being urged to have urgent medical checks after an asbestos scare on board a Church of Scientology cruise ship. The $2million Freewinds was said to be “under seal” on the Caribbean island of Curacao after cancer-causing particles were found on the 40-year-old vessel. According to local reports, deadly blue asbestos dust was released during refurbishment of the ship – used by the church as a floating “education centre” and for VIP parties. As well ...
May 9, 2008
Marc Headley interview on Glosslip — Glosslip
May 6, 2008
Cancer on the Lido Deck: Clean Team Enters Scientology's S.S. Asbestos — Radar Online
Type: Commentary
Author(s): Tyler Gray
Source: Radar Online
A special team from the United States, supervised by an independent bureau from the Netherlands, has arrived on the Caribbean island of Curacao to remove asbestos from Scientology Cruise ship Freewinds, according to Amigoe, the longest running daily paper in the Netherlands Antilles and Aruba. The Freewinds is still reportedly sitting high and dry at a Curacao facility owned by docking company CDM. The company managing the cleanup is Ft. Lauderdale-based "woman owned" AirQuest Inc. A staffer answering phones at the ...
May 5, 2008
Astra Woodcraft, Lawrence Woodcraft interview on Glosslip — Glosslip
Type: Radio
Author(s): Dawn Olsen
Source: Glosslip
Astra and Lawrence Woodcraft will be joining Dawn Olsen of Glosslip Radio for a special show to discuss their experiences inside the Church of Scientology, including their life inside the Sea Org, which has been exposed recently as forcing abortions on members, prison work camps and an asbestos cover-up on the CoS Freewinds cruise ship.
May 1, 2008
Cancer on the Lido Deck? Scientology Responds — Radar Online
Type: Commentary
Author(s): Tyler Gray
Source: Radar Online
Scientology officials insist its S.S. Asbestos will sail again. Reports of cancer-causing particles aboard the 40-year-old Scientology cruise ship and floating fortress for the church's secret OT VIII training floated around yesterday after a report by a St. Martins newspaper that the ship was sealed by authorities on the island of Curacao. Perhaps most interesting was the old interview with the ship's architect Lawrence Woodcraft, originally aired by Xenu TV and reposted by the anti-Scientology Lisa McPherson Trust and others. Woodcraft ...
Item contributed by: Ron Sharp
Apr 29, 2008
Cancer on the Lido Deck: Scientology Cruise Ship Rife with Asbestos? — Radar Online
More: radaronline.com
Type: Press
Author(s): Tyler Gray
Source: Radar Online
Better cancel that thetan-eradicating vacation on the S.S. Scientology. Message boards are abuzz with the news that the Freewinds, the church's massive cruise ship and floating top secret training compound, has been sealed by Caribbean authorities. Its captain allegedly hid the presence of cancer-causing blue asbestos in the ventilation system, even as workers at a dry dock company refurbished the 40-year-old vessel. The St. Martin newspaper the Daily Herald has allegedly printed the story, and a photo of the article, showing ...
Item contributed by: Ron Sharp
Apr 29, 2008
Glosslip Exclusive: Scientology Cruise Ship Freewinds Hides Asbestos Danger — Glosslip
Type: Commentary
Author(s): Dawn Olsen
Source: Glosslip
The Scientology cruise ship, the Freewinds is at the center of a scandal in the Caribbean today because of dangerous levels of blue asbestos being found on the luxury liner.
Item contributed by: Ron Sharp
Apr 28, 2008
Freewinds hides information about presence of asbestos — The Daily Herald (St. Maarten, N.A.)
More: i29.tinypic.com
Type: Press
Source: The Daily Herald (St. Maarten, N.A.)
WILLEMSTAD—During refurbishing and reparatory work, which involved removing the ceiling and panelling on cruise ship Freewinds, blue asbestos was released and ended up in the ventilation system. Freewinds captain did not report this when it's own personnel were working on the ship on the Mathey warf in Otrobanda. The Curaçao Drydock Company (CDM), where the ship was taken for reparatory work on the hull, heard from the surveyor that there may be asbestos on the ship. The captain acknowledged the incident ...
Item contributed by: Ron Sharp
Oct 10, 2005
She's put her heart in Hart Hotel project — Battle Creek Enquirer
Type: Press
Author(s): Jim Richmond
Source: Battle Creek Enquirer
For Maria Guy, renovation of the old Hart Hotel at Washington Avenue and West Van Buren Street has meant "10-to 12-hour workdays" since the Church of Scientology bought the building, gutted it and started turning it into a church facility in 2002. Guy, a petite woman and native of the Dominican Republic who moved to America in 1979, said she and a co-worker just finished installing 123 new windows in the building. The windows cost the church about $750,000. Guy also ...
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