Honduras: U.S. crew of salvage ship detained for gun violations

Posted on June 2, 2014 • Filed under: Crime, Honduras, TRAVEL

theguardian.com reported the crew of shipwreck salvaging company say they were with lobster divers when government detained them over gun allegations. An associate of six US men detained for weeks in Honduras has said they were working on a project to aid local lobster divers, and denied that they violated weapons laws by failing to declare a gun. Stephen Mayne said Aqua Quest International has been working to win the release of the six, aided by the US embassy and others. Mayne’s brother is captain of the detained ship and head of the company based in Tarpon Springs, Florida. Read Article

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