British painter Samuel Scott (1702-1772) depicted the moment that the Spanish galleon San José burst into flames and sank with its treasure off the coast of Colombia. The original hangs in the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich, England.
British painter Samuel Scott (1702-1772) depicted the moment that the Spanish galleon San José burst into flames and sank with its treasure off the coast of Colombia. The original hangs in the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich, England. Wikimedia Commons
British painter Samuel Scott (1702-1772) depicted the moment that the Spanish galleon San José burst into flames and sank with its treasure off the coast of Colombia. The original hangs in the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich, England. Wikimedia Commons

Colombia has billions in sunken treasure lying off its coast. But who owns it?

July 20, 2018 07:00 AM