T&T anti-piracy measures

Response to Venezuelan pirates and reports of robberies at gunpoint.

Fisheries bill to protect fishermen from piracy

A Fisheries Management Bill will protect fishermen and impose penalties against trespassers in Trinidad and Tobago waters.

This was the assurance given by Pio Manoa, Legal Officer of the Food and Agriculture Organisation, addressing concerns raised by Tobago fishermen at a consultation on the draft Bill for Tobago Fisheries stakeholders, last Thursday at the Conference Room of the Division of Environment, Shaw Park.

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Source: newsday.co.tt

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