Port of Spain

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century. Trinidad is also the birthplace of Soca (Soca music), Chutney (Chutney music), Parang, and Carnival (in the form that has been widely copied in the Caribbean and around the world). The diverse cultural and religious background also allows for many festivities and ceremonies throughout the year. Of the 6 additional


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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. In time, major funding was also contributed by the countries involved, while in Trinidad the British government


fiction set

in Port of Spain, Trinidad) is an American (United States) novelist and author of screenplays, principally of military historical fiction (historical novel) set in classical antiquity. His historical fiction is well-researched, but for the sake of dramatic flow, Pressfield may alter some details, like the sequence of events, or make use of jarring contemporary terms and place names, his stated aim being an attempt to capture the zeitgeist spirit of the times


film battle

other notable acting roles were in the 1973 science fiction film ''Battle for the Planet of the Apes'', the 1974 disaster film ''Airport 1975'', and the 1977 television mini-series ''''Roots'' (Roots (TV miniseries))''. DATE OF BIRTH October 7, 1943 PLACE OF BIRTH Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago DATE OF DEATH '''Jack Mollinson Noreiga''' (April 15, 1936, Saint Joseph, Trinidad and Tobago – August 8, 2003, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago) was a West Indian (West Indian cricket team) cricketer who played in four Tests (Test cricket) in 1971. Durani was the hero of India's series victory against England in 1961-62. He took 8 and 10 wickets in their wins at Calcutta and Madras respectively. Also, a decade later he was instrumental in India's victory against West Indies at Port of Spain having taken wickets of Clive Lloyd and Gary Sobers. http: www.espncricinfo.com india content current story 517352.html Alongside his international commissions, Adjayes work spans exhibitions, private homes and artist collaborations. He built homes for the designer Alexander McQueen, artist Jake Chapman, photographer Juergen Teller, actor Ewan McGregor, and artists Tim Noble and Sue Webster. For artist Chris Ofili, he designed a new studio and a beach house in Port of Spain. Where In The World Is David Adjaye? ''W Magazine''. He worked with Ofili to create an environment for the Upper Room (The Upper Room (paintings)), which was later acquired by Tate Britain and caused a nationwide media debate (Tate's purchase of The Upper Room). He also collaborated with artist Olafur Eliasson to create a light installation, ''Your black horizon'', at the 2005 Venice Biennale. He has also worked on the art project ''Sankalpa'' with director Shekhar Kapur. David Adjaye: Downfall of the showman ''The Independent''. Adjaye coauthored two seasons of BBC's Dreamspaces television series and hosts a BBC radio programme. In June 2005, he presented the documentary, Building Africa: Architecture of a Continent. David Adjaye In 2008, he participated in Manifesta 7. David Adjaye manifesta7. Future Plans The Government of Guyana has begun discussions with the government of India for a possible line of credit to fund massive modifications and upgrade of Guyana’s main port of entry, the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA). Likely to cost millions of dollars, the project would see expansion of the airport area, and construction of a modern terminal and a four-lane access road to the airport from the Soesdyke-Linden Highway, according to inside sources. The new airport is also likely to include cold- storage facilities to accommodate exportation of more agricultural produce from Guyana. Designs for some of these works and other preparatory activities have reportedly started, while moves are afoot to identify the needed financial resources. The Guyana government plans to implement this major development step by step. Speaking at a recent forum at the International Conference Centre at Liliendaal, East Coast Demerara, President Jagdeo told the gathering about plans to triple the size of the CJIA to include eight air bridges so that at least eight aircraft can land or take off at the same time. He also mentioned that the runaway would be extended and the airport’s general aesthetics improved, so the CJIA can be an attraction for both locals and tourists. He highlighted the establishment of a four-lane road to the airport to accommodate the anticipated increase in traffic when the airport has been modified. This substantial investment, the head of state said, is to complement a string of other developmental projects currently taking place and some still in the pipelines for Guyana. Earlier in the year, this newspaper reported that, according to sources, the government was considering making Guyana a hub for international traffic, a move that would see CJIA facilitating larger aircraft and more air traffic. Currently, Piarco Airport in Port of Spain, Trinidad, is the closest international hub in the Caribbean. Making Guyana an international hub would enable this country to earn a lot more from aircraft landings and other services offered by airports, while encouraging more visitors. Aviation sources have estimated that an airport development of the magnitude envisaged could cost Guyana between US$50 million and US$100 million. To date, the authorities have not yet finalised the cost of the project, but they have been identifying the sources of funding to execute the upgrade. The current airport upgrade plan includes expanding the existing runway to approximately 10,000 feet to accommodate larger aircraft. This longer runway would also require redesigning the existing terminal building to effectively process the increased number of passengers and cargo. With regard to extension of the terminal, an assessment is expected shortly to look 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 heavier, and therefore requires longer runways. With seating for a maximum of 624 people, the 747-400 can fly nonstop for 7,670 nautical miles, or 14,200 kilometres, depending on the model. The CJIA runway is about 7,500 feet and usually accommodates landing of the Boeing 767, which accommodates between 181 and 375 passengers. These and other comprehensive studies for the proposed multi-million-dollar project may take no less than three months to be undertaken, and would allow the government to make informed decisions on the airport’s development. WikiPedia:Port of Spain Commons:Port of Spain zh:西班牙港


local dance

-26 Arts Port of Spain is also a cultural hub for the country. Regular dance and theatre productions occur at: *The Little Carib at the corner of Robert and White Street which has provided a cultural centre for Woodbrook for the past fifty years. It is one of the oldest theatres in the country, established by local dance legend, Beryl McBurnie, in 1947. A Brief History


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historical fiction

in Port of Spain, Trinidad) is an American (United States) novelist and author of screenplays, principally of military historical fiction (historical novel) set in classical antiquity. His historical fiction is well-researched, but for the sake of dramatic flow, Pressfield may alter some details, like the sequence of events, or make use of jarring contemporary terms and place names, his stated aim being an attempt to capture the spirit of the times (zeitgeist). The '''Trinidad and Tobago Regiment''' is the main ground force element of the Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force. It has approximately 2,800 men and women organized into a Regiment Headquarters (located in Port of Spain) and four battalions. There is also a Volunteer Defence Force that has been renamed the Defence Force Reserves. The regiment has two primary roles; Maintaining the internal security of Trinidad and Tobago and the assistance of local law enforcement. Trinidad and Tobago Citizens in Trinidad and Tobago were the first to observe IMD on 19 November 1999. The event was conceived and coordinated by Dr. Jerome Teelucksingh from The University of the West Indies at the Families in Action headquarters in Newtown, Port of Spain. As his rationale for creating the event Teelucksingh stated, "I realized there was no day for men... some have said that there is Father's Day, but what about young boys, teenagers and men who are not fathers?" Dr. Teelucksingh, understanding the importance of celebrating good male role models, felt that his own father had been an example of an excellent role model and so chose 19 November partly because this was his father's birthday, and also because it was the date on which a local sporting team in his country created a level of unity which transcended gender, religious and ethnic divisions. In following years the event was jointly coordinated by Dr. Teelucksingh and Harrack Balramsingh, Chairman of Citizens for a Better Trinidad and Tobago (CBTT). The idea of celebrating an International Men's Day received written support from officials in UNESCO and the event has continued to be celebrated annually in Trinidad and Tobago and other countries since its beginning. WikiPedia:Port of Spain Commons:Port of Spain zh:西班牙港


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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


personal success

). 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


legal service

Court are appointed by the governor general on the recommendation of the prime minister after consultation with the leader of the opposition. Supreme Court of Judicature judges are appointed by the Service Commissions for the Judicial and Legal Service. * Paris * Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago * Pretoria Central American and Caribbean Junior Championships Port of Spain, Trinidad bgcolor "gold" align "center" 1st Central American and Caribbean

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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