Here are some news items you may find interesting.
Germans freed by pirates (Somalia) – http://www.ibinews.com/ibinews/newsdesk/20080714105425ibinews.html
Tourists attacked in Guatemala – http://ph.news.yahoo.com/ap/20080811/twl-guatemala-us-tourist-killed-ef375f8.html
Armed robbery of Superyacht – http://www.noonsite.com/Members/sue/R2008-08-27-1/view. http://www.ibinews.com/ibinews/newsdesk/20080727115013ibinews.html
From Feraljundi – a great source for what is happening in the security sector – http://feraljundi.com/2008/08/27/maritime-security-the-wfp-may-use-private-naval-companies-for-somalia-operations/
There are several other items on my radar screen, dealing with boat thefts here in Florida. Protect what you have, let Maritime Vital Asset Protection give you a hand doing it.