Pirata Cofresi was the most fearful pirate in the Caribbean.
History and legends tell us about the many heroes and villains of the time. One of the great pirates of those times, who is said to have defended the poor, was a man named Roberto Cofresí Ramirez de Arellano. Born in the coastal town of Cabo Rojo, as an adolescent he set out to change Spain's political policies towards his island of Borinquen. He and his crew of 15 Puerto Rican men aboard the schooner Ana, were soon to write a page in the history of the Caribbean.