an island with ideal weather year round, pink sand, bananas and unlimited food, located in an ideal place for smuggling to the American Colonies.
Probably all true, but not quite the whole truth...
"Even Jamaica's governor admitted that formerly 'strict puritan Saints' were now among the colony's 'most debauched devils'. The sights so disgusted one cleric that he left by the same ship that brought him, declaring: 'This town is the Sodom of the New World', and 'the majority of its population pirates, cut-throats, whores and some of the vilest persons in the whole world'
From pg 48 onwards... https://books.google.co.uk/boo…=PA48#v=onepage&q&f=false ...A fantastic and highly recommended book.