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  • Would that be the same Isle of Tortuga as in many, many pirate novels and stories from Way Back When? The one harbor where filibusters and buccaneers could safely sail into port and spend a night, a week, or a year in the city's pubs without fear?

    If so, it would seem that the much-invoked wrath of God has indeed stricken it - a couple of centuries too late...
  • From this article [independent.co.uk]:
    The one good piece of news yesterday was that the remote island of La Tortue (Turtle Island) was found to be largely unaffected. First reports had suggested it might have disappeared under floodwater but helicopter pilots said its peasant homes remained largely intact.