« My grandfather told me that when the boat arrived at Caravelas (the nearest port city) to disembark everyone, a great trouble settled here... Many foreigners arrived without anyone never knew. from which country did they came. » - Dona Coco « How old are you, Miss Cocota? 30 years old, my son! » .At the age of 102 years, Miss Cocota, whose real name is Maria da Conceição, is the oldest person in the former colony. Helvécia, Bahia, Brazil, December 2015.