SA lobsters win in New York, not so much at home

On Tuesday, the US Court of Appeals handed down a ruling which will make it very unprofitable for US citizens to be caught smuggling fish from foreign seas into the USA. While all the right noises about “overharvesting” were made by the judges, the ruling unfortunately doesn’t make thievery on our high seas any more difficult. If you avoid smuggling the illicit goods into the USA, that is. By SIPHO HLONGWANE.