Wednesday, October 17, 2007

Modern Pirates and a Spanish Galleon

Ever since a salvage operation announced that they found a treasure ship in international waters, the government of Spain has insisted that they own the ship. They recently arrested the captain of the salvage operation.

Odyssey Marine Explorations - which owns the salvage ship - claims it found the 17th Century galleon in international waters.

But Spanish Culture Minister Antonio Molina on Wednesday said the Florida-based firm was made up of "modern pirates".

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