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The Real Pirates of the Caribbean

Take a look at the Caribbean hots spots once frequented by real pirates, including Edward Teach (Blackbeard), Calico Jack Rackham, Roberto Confresi and Jon Boysie Singh.

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John Boysie Singh, known as 'the Rajah,' was born and later hanged in 1957 in Port of Spain, Trinidad, for the murder of his niece. Singh had a long career as a gangster and gambler before turning to piracy and murderer, terrorizing and killing 400 people on boats that traveled between Trinidad and Venezuela.

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