Costa Rican Boat Caught Illegally Fishing in Panamanian Waters

Saturday, May 28 2011 @ 01:14 pm EDT

Contributed by: Don Winner

A maritime patrol conducted by the National Naval Air Service in the waters of the Coiba National Park, a protected marine area of Panama, detect a vessel that was fishing illegally and without the required permits. The boat, named "Rolando", came from Costa Rica. More than 8,000 pounds of fish were discovered on the boat. The fishermen were taken to Puerto Mutis, in the province of Veraguas, and were turned over to the authorities. (Telemetro)

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