International law too easy on cruise lines

posted by
January 30, 2012
Heartland Institute
by Eli Lehrer  
Posted in Commentary

"If even half of them are true, the allegations against the captain of the Costa Concordia -- the half-billion-dollar cruise ship currently half-submerged off the Italian coast -- ought to boil anyone’s blood. According to charges leveled by Italian prosecutors and coast guard officials, Captain Francesco Schettino steered his ship too close to shore, let it run aground, and then left his post well before all women and children had made it to safety." (01/27/12)  

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