Yo, ho, ho, a pirate’s life for me. Children sing songs like that after taking a trip at Disney’s “Pirates of the Caribbean” attraction, and have been doing so for years.
But off the coast of Somalia, no one’s laughing.
On Easter Sunday, an American ship’s captain, whose vessel had been captured by pirates off the coast of Somalia, was rescued by the Navy, whose sharpshooters took out three of the four men holding the American on a boat. The fourth pirate surrendered.