Chaguanas

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; It is located on the Gulf of Paria, on the northwest coast of the island of Trinidad and is part of a larger conurbation stretching from Chaguaramas in the west to Arima in the east with an estimated population of 600,000. '''Damion Barry''' (born March 3, 1982 in Chaguanas) is a sprinter (sprint (race)) from Trinidad and Tobago who specializes in the 400 metres. The Central region consists of the central and North East part of the island of Trinidad, which comprises the regional corporations of Tunapuna-Piarco (Tunapuna-Piarco Regional Corporation), Sangre Grande (Sangre Grande Regional Corporation) as well as the Boroughs of Chaguanas and Arima.


performing high

as one of the best performing high schools in Trinidad and Tobago throughout its history, and in particular within its recent history being awarded the country's President's medal for best performing student multiple times. The University of the West Indies (UWI) Esmond D Ramesar Open Campus will be constructed along the Narsaloo Ramaya Road in Chaguanas. Transport Chaguanas is an important transportation hub. Buses, taxis and maxi-taxis connect Chaguanas with Port of Spain, San Fernando (San Fernando, Trinidad and Tobago), Curepe and Couva, and smaller settlements around central Trinidad. Given the town's original as a village and its generally unplanned rapid growth into the country's largest town (by population), Chaguanas is continuously plagued by traffic problems (Traffic congestion) despite numerous attempts of alternative traffic management schemes. This traffic congestion is now considered as a threat to future growth of the Borough. Sports The main sporting venue in Chaguanas is the Central Regional Indoor Sport Arena Hall at Saith Park. Smaller recreation grounds (e.g. Woodforde Lodge, Avinash Samaroo ground) and cricket (Cricket (sport)) pitches (Pierre Road) are scattered throughout the borough, but no larger sporting venues are located within the town. The town leverages the infrastructure from other towns such as Couva's Ato Boldon stadium or Sevilla golf course. Utilities Electric generation is handled by Powergen, while electrical distribution is handled by the Trinidad and Tobago Electricity Commission (T&TEC). Chaguanas does not contain its own power generation facilities. Water and sewerage are under the purview of the Water and Sewerage Authority of Trinidad and Tobago (WASA). The town is served by all major telecommunication (including cable, satellite) companies, e.g. TSTT, Columbus Communications, DirectTV, and Greendot. Sister cities Chaguanas is a sister city with some of the following cities: * '''Damion Barry''' (born March 3, 1982 in Chaguanas) is a sprinter (sprint (race)) from Trinidad and Tobago who specializes in the 400 metres. The Central region consists of the central and North East part of the island of Trinidad, which comprises the regional corporations of Tunapuna-Piarco (Tunapuna-Piarco Regional Corporation), Sangre Grande (Sangre Grande Regional Corporation) as well as the Boroughs of Chaguanas and Arima.


largest

Corporation footnotes 44px (File:Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg) The '''Borough of Chaguanas''' is the largest borough Table from 2000 Census on Central Statistical Office of Trinidad and Tobago website (83,516 at the 2011 census

Main Road (east of the Chaguanas flyover) continued to develop, primarily through small and medium size businesses, to fulfill the expanding population centres. Retail development expanded with the construction of three malls in the downtown in the 1980s (Centre City, Mid Centre and Ramsaran Plaza, later to become Centre Pointe Mall). Centre City Mall has been significantly renovated and there are future plans to expand further to become the largest mall (shopping mall) in the Caribbean

Limited is a member of the ANSA McAl Group of Companies and is situated in Longdenville. It is the largest manufacturer of clay building blocks and Metpro steel and aluminium windows and doors and Astralite and Spectra uPVC windows and doors in the English-speaking Caribbean. Chaguanas has also developed into a financial centre. The Unit Trust Corporation (UTC), First Citizens Bank (FCB), Sagicor, Republic Bank of Trinidad and Tobago (Republic Bank), Scotiabank, RBTT, and the Bank


association local

Plan - Urban Development Corporation Trinidad and Tobago Limited. * '''Damion Barry''' (born March 3, 1982 in Chaguanas) is a sprinter (sprint (race)) from Trinidad and Tobago who specializes in the 400 metres. The Central region consists of the central and North East part of the island of Trinidad, which comprises the regional corporations of Tunapuna-Piarco (Tunapuna-Piarco Regional Corporation), Sangre Grande (Sangre Grande Regional Corporation) as well as the Boroughs of Chaguanas and Arima.


world famous

oil refinery and many other petrochemical, LNG, iron and steel and aluminium smelters in places such as Point Lisas, Point Fortin, and La Brea. La Brea is also home to the world famous pitch lake, the chief tourist attraction in the San Fernando area, and has offshore oil and gas platform fabrication facilities, as well as a deep water harbour. thumb Map showing old counties of Trindad (File:Trinidad and tobago.gif) '''Caroni County''' occupies in the west


major buildings

. It will feature two major buildings, one near to the Uriah Butler Highway and another close to the centre of Chaguanas, joined by an enclosed walkover above the Mulchan Seuchan Link Road.thumb right 200px The above photo shows shoppers, pedestrians and vendors on the Chaguanas mainroad. (File:Chaguanas mainroad.jpg) More recently, construction of Price Plaza in Endeavour expanded upscale retail opportunities. Price Plaza includes a warehouse-style store PriceSmart, TGI Friday's


sporting

The main sporting venue in Chaguanas is the Central Regional Indoor Sport Arena Hall at Saith Park. Smaller recreation grounds (e.g. Woodforde Lodge, Avinash Samaroo ground) and cricket (Cricket (sport)) pitches (Pierre Road) are scattered throughout the borough, but no larger sporting venues are located within the town. The town leverages the infrastructure from other towns such as Couva's Ato Boldon stadium or Sevilla golf course. Utilities Electric generation is handled by Powergen


mathematics

Capildeo was born in Chaguanas, Trinidad, the youngest child of the prominent Capildeo family. He was educated at Queen's Royal College in Port of Spain where he won an island scholarship in 1938. He attended the University of London, where he obtained his BSc (Bachelor of Science) in Mathematics and Physics in 1943, his MSc (Master of Science) in Mathematics in 1945, and his PhD (Doctor of Philosophy) in Mathematical Physics in 1948, thesis title


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the Southern Main Road at Chaguanas. Construction of the Sir Solomon Hochoy Highway extended the highway south to San Fernando. The Carlsen Air Force Base was a former United States Army Air Forces World War II airbase constructed in Carlsen Field in 1942, consisting of two landing strips, "Edinburgh" and "Xeres". The airbase also included an emergency landing strip, "Tobago". Edinburgh Field became the principal combat base for USAAF bombers and Naval

Chaguanas

The '''Borough of Chaguanas''' is the largest borough Table from 2000 Census on Central Statistical Office of Trinidad and Tobago website (83,516 at the 2011 census ) and fastest-growing Chaguanas – Trinidad’s fastest growing town - Afra Raymond, July 29, 2004. The Borough of Chaguanas - the Fastest Growing Commercial Centre - ''Trinidad Guardian'', October 1, 1998 town in Trinidad and Tobago. Located in Central Trinidad about south of Port of Spain, it originally grew in size due to its proximity to the Woodford Lodge sugar refinery and the Central Trinidad town of Couva. It remained a minor town until the 1980s when it began to grow rapidly as it drew people for its bargain shopping and moderately-priced housing. However, its rapid growth has seen property values increase dramatically.

Chaguanas became a borough in 1990; prior to that it was part of the County of Caroni (Caroni, Trinidad and Tobago). The current mayor is His Worship Gopaul Boodhan and the Borough Council has historically been dominated by the United National Congress. http: guardian.co.tt news 2013-11-09 unc-rules-chaguanas

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