At Puerto La cruz, port of Jose and Guanta Bay anchor designated areas, we´ve recorded an increase of cases of roberry and pilferage on board anchored vessels. These recent incidents happens exclusively overnight with small boats (mostly like fishing boats) approaching vessels. The armed robbers get on board by climbing the anchor chain armed with …
The enomical crisis taking place in the country plus the goverments desition to demonetize the economy by maintaining the exchange control plus banning the higher-value banknote (VEF 100) has caused a massive wave of protests and riots with raiding into stores of all kinds and houses of some mayor Venezuelan cities.
Before 2006 and despite the established in the local regulations (of 2000 with the organic law of aquatic spaces) which orders the justice administration the creation of 5 courts with exclusive maritime competence (located in: Maracaibo, Punto Fijo, Puerto Cabello, La Guaira, Puerto La Cruz and Puerto Ordaz) and 3 superior courts in each region (west, central and east) to resolve maritime courts appeals with judges specialists in maritime law, maritime controversies were resolved by ordinary civil and commercial courts which.