Salvatore Anello gives his first interview since being charged over the death of 18-month-old Chloe Wiegand in July.
Salvatore Anello has denied being responsible for the death of his granddaughter Chloe Wiegand in July.
Parents of Chloe Wiegand have always maintained Salvatore Anello is not responsible for the child's death in July.
Salvatore Anello, 50, was arrested by Puerto Rico police and charged with negligent homicide over the tragic death of Chloe Wiegand on the Royal Caribbean's Freedom of the Seas.
The body of the Royal Caribbean crew member was recovered from the water after he fell from its cruise ship "Rhapsody of the Seas."
The Royal Caribbean cruise ship picked up the Cubans in a broken raft as they were trying to reach Florida.
The unnamed Australian man was found in the water and taken back to the ship during a cruise in the Caribbean.
As Royal Caribbean's "Freedom of the Seas" cruise ship leaves a port without a couple who missed boarding, a crew member waves at the pier with a giant fake hand that says "bye."
Bernadette Chua wrote: "Do we really want to lock every window on a cruise ship?"
The passenger aboard a Royal Caribbean cruise ship is suing the company for negligence after she was allegedly brutalized by a gang of men.
Parents Alan and Kimberly Wiegand say they blame Royal Caribbean after their daughter fell from an 11th story window.
Royal Caribbean said it took the decision to scrap the stop in San Juan, Puerto Rico, for the safety of its passengers after angry demonstrations in the city.
Royal Caribbean is yet to hand over cruise ship surveillance camera footage of the tragedy, says the family's lawyer, as he prepares for a negligence suit.
An attorney representing the family of Chloe Wiegand said the blame for the tragedy lay with the cruise ship operator Royal Caribbean for negligence over an open window.
"Sweet angel. Praying for you and your family," read one tribute to the 18-month-old.
Police are investigating the incident, which took place as the vessel was docked in Puerto Rico.
Video of the incident showed passengers being treated by emergency personnel on the side of the road.
A judge said the woman violated several court orders, made inflammatory statements and refused a volunteer lawyer during the four-year case.
The exact causes of the deaths have yet to be determined.
A Californian man traveling on a Royal Caribbean cruise ship was attacked by someone at a cafe in New Zealand and may have broken his hip.
Justin Yerbury is a leading amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) specialist and says he was discriminated against for having the condition.
The jury held Royal Caribbean 70 percent responsible for the passenger's death.
The missing person's colleagues witnessed the moment the worker fell from the ship.
"They are hand-cleaning every single knob on the climbing wall," one passenger said.
Passengers and sympathizers took to social media to vent their frustrations.