Port of Spain

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covers designs

at not only enlarging the existing building, but relocating the existing concessions and food courts, and access roadways for arrivals and departures. Already, the government has allocated Gy$178 million to start preparatory work on designing the extension of the CJIA airstrip by 3500 feet to accommodate Boeing 747-400 aircraft. The sum also covers designs for expansion of the arrival and departure lounges with attendant air bridges. The Boeing 747-400 aircraft is not only larger, but also


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However, theft and violent crimes remain prevalent to this date, while crime and the perception of crime continues to hamper the economic prospects of the city.


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Friends of Picton in the military and among slave owners subscribed towards his legal expenses. Picton contributed the same sum to a relief fund after a widespread fire in Port of Spain. He had meanwhile been promoted major-general, and in 1809 he had been governor of Flushing (Flushing, Netherlands) in the Netherlands during the Walcheren expedition. * Picton Road (Picton Road, New South Wales) is a Highway in Australia * Picton Road is located in the Laventille area of Port of Spain, in Trinidad. * Picton Barracks, Bulford, Wiltshire is HQ of UK 3 Div Western Classical There is a long tradition of western classical music, both instrumental and choral, dating back to the colonial era under the British. The Trinidad & Tobago Music Festival is a primary showcase for these art forms. Choral groups, steelband and traditional western orchestras, smaller ensembles, music schools and programmes, and others stage shows "Trinidad Arts & Culture" at ''Discover Trinidad & Tobago'' at venues around the country, particularly at the Queen's Hall in Port of Spain; the University of the West Indies (St. Augustine Campus); Central Bank Auditorium under renovation as of August 2011 ; Simon Bolivar auditorium; churches and cathedrals; and at the new National Academy for the Performing Arts (NAPA), which completed construction in late 2009. Popular proponents of the Western Classical form include the Marionettes Chorale, Lydian Singers and UWI Festival Arts Chorale; the National Sinfonia and the National Steel Symphony Orchestra; and the Classical Music Development Foundation, among others. Born in Port of Spain, Trinidad, Stokely Carmichael moved to Harlem, New York City in 1952 at age eleven to rejoin his parents, ref name "NYTobit" >


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, Population, Industry, Oil and gas, Manufacturing, Services, Tourism publisher Nationsencyclopedia.com date accessdate 2010-06-26 The city serves primarily as a retail and administrative centre and it has been the capital of the island since 1757. It is also an important financial services centre for the Caribbean CIA World Factbook Trinidad and Tobago. cia.gov and is home to two of the largest banks in the region. The city is also home to the largest container port on the island and is one of several shipping hubs of the Caribbean, exporting both agricultural products and manufactured goods. Bauxite from the Guyanas and iron ore from Venezuela are trans-shipped via facilities at Chaguaramas (Chaguaramas, Trinidad), about five miles ( WikiPedia:Port of Spain Commons:Port of Spain zh:西班牙港


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Laboratory Field Assistant, Nariva Swamp, Trinidad. 1959 In 1950 the Foundation mounted a major program of virus research, establishing field laboratories in Poona, India; Port of Spain, Trinidad (Trinidad and Tobago); Belém, Brazil; Johannesburg, South Africa; Cairo, Egypt; Ibadan, Nigeria; and Cali, Colombia. WikiPedia:Port of Spain Commons:Port of Spain zh:西班牙港


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and more sporadic. His first-class debut for British Guiana (Guyana national cricket team) was made against Trinidad at Port of Spain in the 1928 29 Inter-Colonial Tournament, a match the home side won comfortably in spite of de Caires top-scoring in the visitor’s first innings. When England toured the Caribbean the following season, 1929 30, de Caires was selected for three of the four Test (Test cricket) matches, including the inaugural one by the West Indies on home


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). This final Test, in which England won the series 3-2 late on the last scheduled afternoon, was not a total personal success: Spooner conceded no byes, but failed to score in either innings. Early and personal life Murray was born in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, and educated at Queen's Royal College; he first played for Trinidad and Tobago national cricket team while still at school. He went on to study at Nottingham University


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became a successful high school athlete at La Porte, Texas winning both 110 and 400-meter hurdles at the USATF Youth Athletics Championships. He also won the (high school) National Scholastic Championship in the 110-meter high hurdles in 2002, and finished fifth in that same event his senior year in 2003. He won the 400-meter hurdles at the 2003 National Scholastic meet. - style "background:#DDDDDD;" Port of Spain align center POS


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1927-37 his family lived in Caracas, Venezuela. He played in the Venezuelan Military Academy Band as well as being a tympanist in the Venezuela Symphony Orchestra. Later he received a music scholarship from the government, and, from 1937–42, studied harmony, composition and orchestration at the Royal Academy of Music. "Ros, Edmundo", Grove Music Online At the same time he was the vocalist and percussionist in Don Marino Baretto's band at the Embassy

Port of Spain

'''Port of Spain''', also written as '''Port-of-Spain''', is the capital (Capital (political)) of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago and the country's third-largest municipality, after Chaguanas and San Fernando (San Fernando, Trinidad and Tobago).The city has a municipal population of 36,963 (2011 census), Table 2, 2011 Census, from Ministry of Planning and the Economy, Central Statistical Office, Government of Trinidad and Tobago a metropolitan population of 128,026 (1990 unofficial estimate)

The city serves primarily as a retail and administrative centre and it has been the capital of the island since 1757. It is also an important financial services centre for the Caribbean CIA World Factbook Trinidad and Tobago. cia.gov and is home to two of the largest banks in the region.

The city is also home to the largest container port on the island and is one of several shipping hubs of the Caribbean, exporting both agricultural products and manufactured goods. Bauxite from the Guyanas and iron ore from Venezuela are trans-shipped via facilities at Chaguaramas (Chaguaramas, Trinidad), about five miles ( ) west of the city. The pre-lenten Carnival is the city's main annual cultural festival and tourist attraction.

Today, Port of Spain is a leading city in the Caribbean region. Trinidad hosted the Fifth Summit of the Americas in 2009 whose guests included US President Barack Obama and US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. The website for the secretariat for the fifth summit of the Americas. fifthsummitoftheamericas.org Port of Spain also hosted the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 2009) in 2009 and hosted a Commonwealth Business Forum in 2011. The website of the secretariat for the CHOGM. chogm2009.org

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