San Fernando, Trinidad and Tobago

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dramatic art

) and London School of Dramatic Art (Drama). Whilst in England, Panday worked as a labourer on a building site, a clerk at the London County Council (London) and an electrician in order to sustain himself through University. Prior to studying and working in London, he worked as a sugar cane weigher for a year at Caroni Ltd., a primary school teacher at Seereram Memorial Vedic, Chaguanas, St Clement Vedic, Barrackpore and as a civil servant at the San Fernando, Trinidad and Tobago


singing vocals

, Barcelona, Lisbon, Canberra, Santiago de Chile and San Fernando (San Fernando, Trinidad and Tobago), Trinidad and Tobago. birth_date origin Friendship Village, San Fernando (San Fernando, Trinidad and Tobago), Trinidad and Tobago instrument Vocals (Singing) In the 1880s the British (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland) colonial authorities became increasingly concerned about public gatherings, and in 1884 issued an ordinance to prevent the public Hosay commemorations. Thousands of workers, who had spent the year building their tadjahs joined a Hindu named Sookhoo, in petitioning the government to allow the festival per their agreement with the Governor, who was visiting London during this episode. When all appeals were ignored by the Protector of Immigrants, through ignorance of the new July 1884 prohibition, defiance, or both, the tadjahs were taken onto the streets at the appointed time, and in order of the estates. The first estate that took its tadjah onto the street had earned that right over the past months, and in some towns, Hosay went ahead. In Port-of-Spain (St. James) the police did not interfere, but in Mon Repos, San Fernando (San Fernando, Trinidad and Tobago), on Thursday, October 30, 1884, buckshot was fired into the crowds of women, children and men.. After shots were fired by the police to disperse the procession, 22 "Indians" were killed immediately. Later, 120 were found with injuries, some of whom had run into the cane fields, to hide during the police attack. That day is commonly referred to in Trinidad history as the Muhurram Massacre The '''Hosay massacre''' (also known as the '''Hosay riots''' or the '''Jahaji massacre''') took place on Thursday October 30, 1884 in San Fernando, Trinidad (San Fernando, Trinidad and Tobago) when the British colonial authorities fired on participants in the annual Hosay procession (the local name for the Shi'a (Shi'a Islam) Festival of Muharram (Remembrance of Muharram)) who had been banned from entering the town. '''Sydney Gordon Smith''', born at San Fernando (San Fernando, Trinidad and Tobago), Trinidad on 15 January 1881, and died at Auckland, New Zealand, on 25 October 1963, was a cricketer who had three distinct careers, playing for Trinidad (Trinidad and Tobago cricket team) in the West Indies, for Northamptonshire (Northamptonshire County Cricket Club) in England and for Auckland (Auckland cricket team) in New Zealand. He also played for representative sides – for the West Indies (West Indian cricket team) side that toured England in 1906 (West Indian cricket team in England in 1906); for the MCC (Marylebone Cricket Club) sides that toured the West Indies in 1910-11 (English cricket team in West Indies in 1910-11) and 1912-13 (English cricket team in West Indies in 1912-13); and for New Zealand (New Zealand cricket team) in pre-Test cricket matches against MCC and Australian (Australian cricket team) sides. Headquarters and club station TTARS headquarters is currently located at Boy Scouts' Headquarters in Port of Spain, Trinidad. It houses a well equipped station covering all HF (High frequency) amateur radio bands on most modes and a packet radio digipeater. The club station is managed by a club custodian and open to guests to operate during some weekday evenings. A second TTARS sponsored station with the callsign 9Y4PCS in San Fernando (San Fernando, Trinidad and Tobago) operates out of Presentation College and is managed by Anthony Lee-Mack, 9Y4AL, who is a teacher at the school.


oil producing

The ''' Canboulay Riots''' riots by the descendants of freed slaves in the cities of Trinidad and Tobago against attempts by the British police to crack down on aspects of the celebration of Carnival. The riots occurred in February 1881 in Port of Spain, the capital of Trinidad and in the southern cities of San Fernando (San Fernando, Trinidad and Tobago) and Princes Town in February 1884 causing loss of life. The riots are still commemorated today and canboulay music is an important part of the music of Trinidad and Tobago notably the use of steel pans which were the descendants of percussion instruments banned in the 1880s. The "chantwell


population industry

in the west to Arima in the east with an estimated population of 600,000. The '''Hosay massacre''' (also known as the '''Hosay riots''' or the '''Jahaji massacre''') took place on Thursday October 30, 1884 in San Fernando, Trinidad (San Fernando, Trinidad and Tobago) when the British colonial authorities fired on participants in the annual Hosay procession (the local name for the Shi'a (Shi'a Islam) Festival of Muharram (Remembrance of Muharram)) who had been banned from entering the town. '''Sydney Gordon Smith''', born at San Fernando (San Fernando, Trinidad and Tobago), Trinidad on 15 January 1881, and died at Auckland, New Zealand, on 25 October 1963, was a cricketer who had three distinct careers, playing for Trinidad (Trinidad and Tobago cricket team) in the West Indies, for Northamptonshire (Northamptonshire County Cricket Club) in England and for Auckland (Auckland cricket team) in New Zealand. He also played for representative sides – for the West Indies (West Indian cricket team) side that toured England in 1906 (West Indian cricket team in England in 1906); for the MCC (Marylebone Cricket Club) sides that toured the West Indies in 1910-11 (English cricket team in West Indies in 1910-11) and 1912-13 (English cricket team in West Indies in 1912-13); and for New Zealand (New Zealand cricket team) in pre-Test cricket matches against MCC and Australian (Australian cricket team) sides. Headquarters and club station TTARS headquarters is currently located at Boy Scouts' Headquarters in Port of Spain, Trinidad. It houses a well equipped station covering all HF (High frequency) amateur radio bands on most modes and a packet radio digipeater. The club station is managed by a club custodian and open to guests to operate during some weekday evenings. A second TTARS sponsored station with the callsign 9Y4PCS in San Fernando (San Fernando, Trinidad and Tobago) operates out of Presentation College and is managed by Anthony Lee-Mack, 9Y4AL, who is a teacher at the school.


sporting event

in Marabella (City of San Fernando (San Fernando, Trinidad and Tobago)), Trinidad and Tobago, is named for long-distance runner Manny Ramjohn, the first person to win a gold medal for Trinidad and Tobago in a major international sporting event. The stadium was constructed for the 2001 FIFA U-17 World Cup (2001 FIFA U-17 World Championship) which was hosted by Trinidad and Tobago. The stadium is also commonly called "Mannie Ramjohn Stadium". It also hosted games from


quot single

platform fabrication facilities, as well as a deep water harbour. History The Amerindians called the area ''Anaparima'', which has been translated as either "single hill" or "without water". A single hill, San Fernando Hill, rises from the centre of the city. A town named ''San Fernando de Naparima'' was established by Spanish (Spain) Governor Don José Maria Chacón in 1784, in honour of the heir to Spanish crown (Spanish monarchy). With time, the "


building+biography

in the Administration building. Biography Jean Michael Cazabon was born of French parentage, the son of Francis Cazabon, in Trinidad on September 20, 1813 on Corinth Estate, Northern Naparima, on the outskirts of San Fernando (San Fernando, Trinidad and Tobago). He was the youngest of four children. His parents, owners of a sugar plantation, were "free colored" immigrants from Martinique, who came to Trinidad following the Cedula of Population of 1783. He was sent to England at the age


year building

issued an ordinance to prevent the public Hosay commemorations. Thousands of workers, who had spent the year building their tadjahs joined a Hindu named Sookhoo, in petitioning the government to allow the festival per their agreement with the Governor, who was visiting London during this episode. When all appeals were ignored by the Protector of Immigrants, through ignorance of the new July 1884 prohibition, defiance, or both, the tadjahs were taken onto the streets at the appointed time


industry oil

in the west to Arima in the east with an estimated population of 600,000. Early Years Crawford was born in San Fernando, Trinidad and Tobago


extremely quick

that, due to extremely quick and often reckless development, San Fernando has lost much of its history; most of its old and interesting buildings have been demolished, and perhaps the only section of the city that reminds one of its past is in the vicinity of the San Fernando Wharf and Harris Promenade. Cityscape Image:hilltopSandoview.jpg thumb centre 800px View of Central San Fernando showing the Gulf of Paria, San Fernando General Hospital, City Hall and the modern 17 story Chancery Lane

San Fernando, Trinidad and Tobago

The City of '''San Fernando''' with a population of 50,208 according to the 2011 census, The 2011 Population and Housing Census Preliminary Count. people in san fernando are often called san fernandian's is the larger of Trinidad and Tobago 's two cities and the second largest municipality after Chaguanas. It occupies 18 km² and is located in the southwestern part of the island of Trinidad. It is bounded to the north by the Guaracara River, the south by the Oropouche River, the east by the Sir Solomon Hochoy Highway, and the west by the Gulf of Paria. The former Borough of San Fernando was elevated to the status of a city on November 18, 1988. The motto of San Fernando is: ''"Sanitas Fortis"'' - ''In a Healthy Environment We Will Find Strength''. Many local Trinidadians refer to the city with the shortened name "Sando." San Fernando is called Trinidad's "industrial capital" because of its proximity to the Pointe-a-Pierre 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.

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