, Panama, Belize '''Trinidad and Tobago''' competed at the '''2000 Summer Olympics''' in Sydney, Australia. '''Trinidad and Tobago''' competed at the '''1996 Summer Olympics''' in Atlanta (Atlanta, Georgia), United States. '''Maracas-Saint Joseph''' is a colloquial name used in Trinidad and Tobago to distinguish the Maracas Valley above the town of Saint Joseph, Trinidad and Tobago Saint Joseph
from Maracas Beach. Maracas-Saint Joseph is one of the large valleys on the southern side of the Northern Range, while Maracas Beach lies on the opposite side of the mountains. '''T.K. Blue''' (also known as '''Talib Kibwe''', born Eugene Rhiney) '' JazzTimes '', "T.K. Blue" by Willard Jenkins, December 1999. is an American jazz saxophonist (saxophone) from New York City. His parents were
. James - fondly known by locals as the city that never sleeps Other destinations * Caroni Bird Sanctuary and former sugar cane estates (very nice place to watch birds, many mosquitoes) * North coast beaches (Maracas, Las Cuevas, Tyrico, Blanchisseuse) * La Brea Pitch Lake * Lopinot Historical Site - museum built on former Cocoa estate owned by French Count Charles Joseph de Lopinot * Roxborough - Northern Tobago, tropical rainforest reserve * Down the Islands - the small islands off
, Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados, the Netherlands, Germany, Bahrain, Mexico, England, Scotland, Wales, Singapore, Australia, Dubai, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea, and the Philippines. right thumb 250px Trinidad Regional Virus Laboratory (File:Virus Laboratory Fieldwork.jpg) Field Assistant, Nariva Swamp, Trinidad. 1959 In 1950 the Foundation mounted a major program of virus research, establishing field laboratories in Poona
and taxi drivers will want to put more than the legal number of passengers in the vehicle. This is a dangerous and illegal practice, as there is no insurance coverage for any of the passengers if the maxi taxi is overloaded and gets into an accident. Politely decline or at least know what you're risking. * If your taxi or maxi is involved in a crash, make a report to the police as soon as possible in order to secure your legal rights. Taxi drivers are required to carry insurance for all passengers
" In 2002, Doig moved back to Trinidad (Trinidad and Tobago), where he set up a studio at the Caribbean Contemporary Arts (Caribbean Contemporary Arts (CCA7)) centre near Port of Spain, and also became professor at the fine arts academy in Düsseldorf
Philadelphia Guides were made of simple wire loops or, later, loops with ring-shaped agate inserts for better wear. Even today, Tonkin split-bamboo rods (bamboo fly rods) are still popular
institutions in the nation. Mission programs and locations VMM sends both long-term and short-term mission workers; long-term is defined as two or more years, although in some fields, workers serve one-year terms that can be extended. There are a handful of international and US-based service areas for long-term workers. VMM has a growing presence in the Caribbean region, including (Belize, Haiti, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago), and in the Mediterranean region (Italy, Kosovo, and Albania), and in several US states working primarily with church planting. Since reorganizing, the "Red Dogs" of HMLA-773 have deployed on numerous counter narcotic operations throughout the United States, the Caribbean, and the West Indies. In May 1995 the Squadron deployed to the island nation of Antigua for the first in a series of "Weed eater" marijuana destruction missions. They have further developed their eradication tactics on the islands of St. Kitts-Nevis (Saint Kitts), St. Lucia, Trinidad and Tobago, Grenada, and Nassau, Bahamas. HMLA-773 counter-narcotics missions in the United States have included joint operations with the Army (United States Army), Coast Guard (United States Coast Guard) and several US Law Enforcement Agencies in Kingsville, Texas, El Paso, Texas, Naco, Arizona, Palm Beach, Florida, and El Centro, California. In the space of two years, the Red Dogs aided in the destruction of over $20 billion worth of illegal narcotics. commons:Trinidad and Tobago
Poetry Slam team, which went on to win the National Poetry Slam Championship that year in Austin, TX. Aptowicz, Cristin O'Keefe. (2008). ''Words in Your Face: A Guided Tour Through Twenty Years of the New York City Poetry Slam.'' New York City: Soft Skull Press. "Chapter 19: And Two Become Three; Mouth Almighy Becomes NYC-Urbana and Nuyo's Championship Team Becomes louderARTS" ISBN 1-933-36882-9.
was once filled with a number of small villages but is now a densely populated area. It was named after a Spanish (Spain) explorer Don Diego Martín. The area was first settled by French (France) planters and their slaves (Slavery) in the 1780s. It consists of a cluster of communities including Congo Village, Diamond Vale, Green Hill, Patna Village, Petit Valley, Blue Range, La Puerta Avenue, Four Roads, Rich Plain, River Estate, Blue Basin, Water Wheel, Gaza, Bhagatelle and Sierra
to obtain one; this also makes him the first Western athlete in 40 years to obtain gold in the javelin sport, and the first athlete from Trinidad and Tobago to win a gold medal in a field event in the Olympics. Cricket commons:Trinidad and Tobago
categories. Oil and gas account for about 40% of GDP and 80% of exports, but only 5% of employment. The country is also a regional financial centre, and the economy has a growing trade surplus. The expansion of Atlantic LNG over the past six years created the largest single-sustained phase of economic growth in Trinidad and Tobago. It has become the leading exporter of LNG to the United States, and now supplies some 70% of U.S. LNG imports.
'''Trinidad and Tobago''' , officially the '''Republic of Trinidad and Tobago''', is a twin island country off the northern edge of South America, lying just off the coast of northeastern Venezuela and south of Grenada in the Lesser Antilles.
Usually considered part of the Caribbean, it shares maritime boundaries (maritime boundary) with other nations including Barbados to the northeast, Grenada to the northwest, Guyana to the southeast, and Venezuela to the south and west. and consists of two main islands, Trinidad and Tobago, with numerous smaller landforms (List of islands of Trinidad and Tobago). The two main islands are divided into nine regions (Regional Corporations and Municipalities of Trinidad and Tobago), and one ward (Ward (country subdivision)). Sangre Grande (Sangre Grande Regional Corporation) is the largest of the country's nine regions, comprising about 18% of the total area and 10% of the total population of the country. The nation lies outside of the hurricane belt.
The island of Trinidad was a Spanish colony (Spanish Empire) from the arrival of Christopher Columbus in 1498 to the capitulation of the Spanish Governor, Don José Maria Chacón, on the arrival of a British fleet of 18 warships on 18 February 1797. Carmichael (1961), pp. 40–42. During the same period, the island of Tobago changed hands among Spanish (Spanish colonization of the Americas), British (British colonization of the Americas), French (French colonization of the Americas), Dutch (Dutch colonization of the Americas) and Courlander (Courland colonization of the Americas) colonizers. Trinidad and Tobago (remaining separate until 1889) were ceded to Britain in 1802 under the Treaty of Amiens. Carmichael (1961), p. 52. The country Trinidad and Tobago obtained independence in 1962, becoming a republic in 1976.
Trinidad and Tobago is the third richest country per capita (List of countries by GDP (PPP) per capita) in the Americas after United States and Canada, and furthermore, it is recognized as a high income economy (World Bank high-income economy) by the World Bank. Unlike most of the English-speaking Caribbean, the country's economy is primarily industrial, List of countries by GDP (PPP) per capita
Trinidad and Tobago is known for its Carnival (Trinidad and Tobago Carnival) and is the birthplace of steelpan, limbo (limbo (dance)), and the music styles of calypso (calypso music), soca (soca music) and chutney (chutney music).