Miami's Tourist Trap

A German honeymooner girds for danger and still dies

Perhaps the most unsettling thing about last week's killing of a German tourist in Miami is that Uwe-Wilhelm Rakebrand and his wife were perfectly willing to start their belated honeymoon by behaving like urban guerrillas. They had the right attitude for a city where five foreign tourists have been killed so far this year: if you want a vacation in Miami, train for it. Before departing in their rental car from the airport last Tuesday, they mapped out their route in advance. They kept to the main road. They stored their valuables out of sight, drove at a brisk pace, and...

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