Port of Spain

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Port of Spain. He had a start in many local singing shows and showcase forums in and about Trinidad. During his career, he travelled around the world giving lectures and shows at many music institutions and universities, and was one of the first artists to bring the music of Trinidad and Tobago to the rest of the world. This international form was not enough, though, to earn Spooner selection in the home series against India in 1952, and he made only two further Test appearances

in the championship winning side in 1969. '''Charles Allan (Charlie) Davis''' (born January 1, 1944, Belmont, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago) is a former West Indian (West Indian cricket team) cricketer who played in fifteen Tests (Test cricket) from 1968 to 1973. Davis started his first-class career at the age of 17, playing for Trinidad. After a good Shell Shield season in 1968 Davis was selected for the West Indies. The highlight of his career was a home series against


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offices located downtown. Within recent years, local banks headquartered here have helped it become a financial centre for the Caribbean and Central America region. Two of the largest banks in the Caribbean, Republic Bank, Trinidad and Tobago Limited and Royal Bank of Trinidad and Tobago (RBTT, reacquired by the Royal Bank (Royal Bank of Canada) in 2008) are headquartered here or base their Caribbean operations in the city. Trinidad's economy is based on natural gas and oil. No heavy


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of Carenage. The Diego Martin Valley in the Northern Range 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


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I and II) and the gingerbread styled, limestone built, colourful splendour of the Knowsley Ministry of Foreign Affairs Building. The western edge of the Savannah, along Maraval Road, is the location of the Magnificent Seven, a group of late Victorian and Edwardian buildings built in an eccentric and flamboyant variety of styles. These are the recently well restored Queen's Royal College; the residences of the Anglican bishop and the Roman Catholic archbishop; Whitehall, once a private


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. The French arrived mostly during the Spanish period to take advantage of free agricultural lands. The Portuguese were brought to replace freed African slaves when they refused to accept low wages. The Europeans who remained in Trinidad live in areas in and around Port of Spain. In Tobago, most Europeans are retirees from Germany and Scandinavia who have recently arrived there. WikiPedia:Port of Spain Commons:Port of Spain zh:西班牙港


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and 15 TT (2.5 USD) at restaurants for a 275mL bottle. The local brew consist of Carib and Stag (lager). Rum is widely available and the local distiller Angostura is among one of the top producers in the region with its Royal Oak line. For non-alcoholic drinks, Trinidians in general favor a sweeter flavor. Some of the local beverages can be found in the list below: * Sorrel, a sweet dark pink beverage made from the Roselle plant * Mauby, a bitter sweet drink with a herbal flavor made from


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the bark of a local tree * Peanut Punch, a drink made from peanut butter, milk and sugar Sleep Budget * *

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area_code 619, 623, 624, 625, 627, 641, 661, 821, 622, 628, 822 blank_name blank_info blank1_name blank1_info website http: cityofportofspain.gov.tt footnotes ''HDI (Human Development Index)'' The HDI for Trinidad and Tobago is 0.814, which gives the country a rank of 19th out of 177 countries with data (2007 2008) – high footnotes

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by Africans rescued by the Royal Navy from illegal slaving ships (slave ship). In the 1880–90s, the population swelled rapidly, and the characteristic Belmont street pattern of narrow, winding lanes developed. The black professional class built large homes in Belmont, as they were excluded from the more expensive neighbourhoods such as St. Clair and Maraval; Belmont became known as "the Black St. Clair". Many of these large homes have been renovated and converted to business use


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Port of Spain. He had a start in many local singing shows and showcase forums in and about Trinidad. During his career, he travelled around the world giving lectures and shows at many music institutions and universities, and was one of the first artists to bring the music of Trinidad and Tobago to the rest of the world. This international form was not enough, though, to earn Spooner selection in the home series against India in 1952, and he made only two further Test appearances. On the English tour of the West Indies in 1953-54 (English cricket team in West Indies in 1953-54), he replaced the injured Evans for the fourth Test on another lifeless pitch at Port of Spain, Trinidad. And finally in 1955, in the final Test at The Oval against South Africa (South African cricket team), he won a home Test cap (Cap (sports)), again when Evans was injured (though Arthur McIntyre (Arthur McIntyre (cricketer, born 1918)) had been Evans' replacement in the fourth Test). 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 and Jesus College, Cambridge, earning his Cambridge blue (Blue (university sport)) and captaining Cambridge University Cricket Club in 1967. Murray married his wife Maureen in 1967; they have two sons, Michael and Nigel. '''Fatima College''' is a government-assisted, highly-selective Roman Catholic boys' secondary school in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago. It was established in 1945 and had an enrollment of 895 students WikiPedia:Port of Spain Commons:Port of Spain zh:西班牙港

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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