Report of piracy off Guyana here:
Four pirates robbed several fishermen at gunpoint during a high seas rampage which began around 2 pm on Monday and continued until late Tuesday afternoon in the vicinity of the mouth of the Berbice River.Cutlasses? Given the current exchange rate of 190 Guyanese dollar to 1 US dollar, the pirate takes was about $27,000 US.
The bandits carted off more than $5M worth of gasoline, engines and other items from some eight fishing boats. The pirates who were also armed with cutlasses inflicted injuries on the captains of the boats.