Trinidad and Tobago

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arrived in the Caribbean determined to emulate their illustrious elders' winning ways at '''France '98 (France 98)''' and '''Euro 2000'''. And so it was, Jean-François Jodar's side showing maturity beyond their years. Aggressive in the tackle and tactically very organised, they oscillated between a 3-5-2 and 3-6-1 and were able to rely on two extremely gifted individuals from Le Havre: Anthony Le Tallec and Florent Sinama-Pongolle, who won both the top scorer, with 9 goals scored, and Player of the Tournament awards. The young "Blues" won five of their six games, losing to Nigeria (Nigeria national football team) in the first round but getting their revenge in the Final. They hit five in a game on two occasions, against the USA (United States men's national soccer team) (5-3) and Japan (Japan national football team) (5-1) in group matches, before brushing past two footballing giants, Brazil (Brazil national football team) and Argentina (Argentina national football team) (2-1 in both games) at the knockout stage and overcoming Nigeria 3-0 in the final to win their first ever FIFA U-17 World title. thumb Map showing old counties of Trindad (File:Trinidad and tobago.gif) Historically, Trinidad (Trinidad and Tobago) was divided into eight '''counties''', and these counties (county) were subdivided into Wards (ward (politics)). Tobago was administered as a Ward of County Saint David. thumb right Blanchisseuse beach, Saint George (Image:0049blanchisseuse5.JPG) '''Saint George''' is a county in Trinidad and Tobago. It occupies the northwestern portion of the island of Trinidad and is bounded by the Caribbean Sea to the north, the Gulf of Paria to the west, Caroni County to the south and Saint David County and Saint Andrew County to the east. It occupies an area of commons:Trinidad and Tobago


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, tamarind) and extra pepper sauce (ranging from a dash "slight" to much more), this delicacy is the most popular fast food in Trinidad and Tobago. It is usually eaten for breakfast, and sometimes lunch, but can be a late night snack as well. Popular doubles venues are Sleepy's Doubles (the pioneer) at St. Helena Junction, Deen's Doubles in San Juan, Ali's Doubles in San Fernando, Sauce Doubles in Curepe, and Johnny's Doubles in La Romaine and Golconda. commons:Trinidad and Tobago


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are appointed by the Service Commissions for the Judicial and Legal Service. export-goods export-partners Trinidad and Tobago 15.5%, Jamaica 13.5%, UK (United Kingdom) 9.4%, US (United States) 9.3%, Brazil 8.3%, Saint Lucia 7.2%, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 4.5% (2007) ( ) import-goods import-partners U.S. (United States) 30.5%, Trinidad and Tobago 27.6


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) is a Soca (Soca music) singer and songwriter based in Trinidad and Tobago. Destra is noted for her high energy performances, harmonious vocal skill and eccentric fashion style '''Destra Garcia''' (born 10 November 1982 in Laventille, Trinidad and Tobago) is a Soca (Soca music) singer and songwriter based in Trinidad and Tobago. Destra is noted for her high energy performances, harmonious vocal skill and eccentric fashion style


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resulted in his deportation before he was finally executed after losing his third case - for the murder of his niece. He was held in awe and dread by most of the population and was frequently seen strolling grandly about Port of Spain in the early 1950s wearing bright, stylish clothes. Mothers and nannies would warn their charges: "Behave yourself, man, or Boysie goyn getchu, oui!" Derek Bickerton. ''The Murders of Boysie Singh: Robber, Arsonist, Pirate, Mass-Murderer, Vice


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It was also the first-ever Olympic swimming medal for the country, and T&T's only medal from the 2004 Olympics. Many older models of Den Oudsten buses that are no longer used in the Netherlands were shipped to other countries, where they can still be seen on local public transport duties. Den Oudsten buses have been spotted as far afield as Poland, Georgia (Georgia (country)), Azerbaijan, Nigeria, Vietnam, Trinidad and Tobago, and Cuba. These exports were sometimes repainted, while others retained their original Dutch advertisements, numberplates, or transport company emblems. Subgenres The origin of chutney being in the Caribbean has meant that it's been in close contact with different peoples, traditions, and other musical styles since its inception. According to the government of Trinidad


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: www.intellnet.org news 2003 04 03 19137-1.html Woman Sought by FBI Reportedly Arrested in Pakistan: Neurologist Questioned by FBI for Alleged Al-Qaida Links , April 3, 2003 Shukrijumah is known to have a Guyanese (Guyana) passport but might also use a Saudi, Canadian (Canada), or Trinidadian (Trinidad and Tobago) passport. United States House of Representatives, Small Business Committee,


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, 'Quicksilver' (his nickname) was a challenger to Leslie Stewart of Trinidad (Trinidad and Tobago) for the latter's WBA (World Boxing Association) light heavyweight tile in September 1987 in Atlantic City. After an even match in the early going, Hill floored the defending title holder twice in the fourth round - first with a left hook and the second time with an uppercut - to take the title on a TKO (Knockout) win. As a result of interracial marriage and cultural influence


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then obtained a post in the shipping department of a bookshop until his wife and children arrived in London in 1960. commons:Trinidad and Tobago

Trinidad and Tobago

'''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).

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