In 1633, the Dutch, having lost the island of St. Maarten to the Spanish, retaliated by capturing which islands?
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In 1633, when the Dutch lost the island of St. Maarten to the Spanish they retaliated by capturing the islands of Curacao, Bonaire and Aruba. Curacao emerged as the centre for the slave trade and Bonaire became a plantation of the Dutch West India Co.
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