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avegantes and warriors, [5] predominantly occupied the region from the banks of the Orinoco River, and were in full conquest of the territories Tainos. In his early accounts, the Europeans also stated that the Caribs ate human flesh, [6] idea that has been recorded in the word cannibal. [7]

The Caribbean Sea was an unknown body of water for Europe and Asia until1492, when Christopher Columbus first sailed trying to find a route to India. After the discovery of the islands, the area was quickly colonized by Western civilization, becoming commonplace for European trade routes and eventually appeal to piracy. The Catholic Monarchs in 1495 allowed all his subjects manning ships to the Indies, newly discovered, which caused many vessels were thrown into theAtlantic without the proper preparation, being easy prey for the "sea wolves." [8] On the coasts Caribbean during this time were developing some of the most famous trade fairs, such as Portobello, which lasted 40 days, where people produce constant attacks from pirates, which the Spanish built near her Fort St. Lorenzo at the end of the sixteenth century. [9] The same problem occurred in otherCaribbean ports such as Cartagena de Indias and Havana, where paths were built military defenses, work for which they were transported large groups of African slaves to the region .

Shortly after its discovery and occupation by Spain, the sea caught the attention of English and French crowns, which experienced sailors sent to conquer territories and successfully took the islands of Martinique andGuadeloupe to France, Antigua, Montserrat , Barbados and Jamaica, for England, which are the most important possessions lost the Spanish Empire in the Caribbean. In 1625 was formed on the island of Tortuga a base where pirates and buccaneers of both nationalities have joined forces to attack ships from the Spanish colonial expeditions departed thence to lay siege to the coastal cities until thelate seventeenth century. Another famous pirate base was established in the Jamaican port of Port Royal in 1656, until its partial destruction by an earthquake on June 7, 1692. [10] in the region were highly recognized and feared some pirate names as Morgan, The Olo

Barranquilla, principal ciudad del Caribe colombiano, y considerada por algunos, como La Capital del Caribe Colombiano.

Culturaavegantes and warriors, [5] predominantly occupied the region from the banks of the Orinoco River, and were in full conquest of the territories Tainos. In his early accounts, the Europeans also stated that the Caribs ate human flesh, [6] idea that has been recorded in the word cannibal. [7]

The Caribbean Sea was an unknown body of water for Europe and Asia until 1492, when Christopher Columbusfirst sailed trying to find a route to India. After the discovery of the islands, the area was quickly colonized by Western civilization, becoming commonplace for European trade routes and eventually appeal to piracy. The Catholic Monarchs in 1495 allowed all his subjects manning ships to the Indies, newly discovered, which caused many vessels were thrown into the Atlantic without the properpreparation, being easy prey for the "sea wolves." [8] On the coasts Caribbean during this time were developing some of the most famous trade fairs, such as Portobello, which lasted 40 days, where people produce constant attacks from pirates, which the Spanish built near her Fort St. Lorenzo at the end of the sixteenth century. [9] The same problem occurred in other Caribbean ports such as Cartagena deIndias and Havana, where paths were built military defenses, work for which they were transported large groups of African slaves to the region .

Shortly after its discovery and occupation by Spain, the sea caught the attention of English and French crowns, which experienced sailors sent to conquer territories and successfully took the islands of Martinique and Guadeloupe to France, Antigua,...
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