Christopher Columbus likely encountered ‘marauding cannibals’ 500 years ago, shocking study says. From the New York Post.
For years, researchers tried to prove that Christopher Columbus’ encounters with “cannibal marauders” during his trip to the Caribbean in 1492 were just myths. A new study, however, suggests that Columbus’ stories may have been the truth.
The research, published in Scientific Reports, notes that the “Caribs,” a group of South American people who were also rumored to be cannibals, invaded Jamaica, Hispaniola and the Bahamas in 800 A.D., hundreds of years before previously believed.
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