Belize: Pirates Target Local Fishermen Along the Coast
The Caribbean Safety and Security Net (CSSN) report that there have been several recent piracy events against local fishermen in the cays and coast of Belize.
Published 2 years ago
CSSN has become aware of several recent piracy events against local fishermen in the cays and coast of Belize.
Outboard engines, fish and electronics have been taken.
Local officials have responded with patrols, and some detentions/arrests have been made.
No reports of piracy against cruisers/yachts have been reported.
Read a local newspaper account here.
Belize opened its maritime borders to recreational craft on 10 February, 2021. Find out more details at Belize Biosecurity.