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  Governments on the WWW: Trinidad and Tobago
Parliament of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
Judiciary of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
www.gksoft.com /govt/en/tt.html   (167 words)

 Trinidad and Tobago - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Trinidad and Tobago is famous for its pre-Lenten Carnival and as the birthplace of steelpan, calypso and limbo.
Trinidad and Tobago is one of the most prosperous nations in the Caribbean, although less so than it was during the "oil boom" between 1973 and 1983.
Twelve athletes from Trinidad and Tobago have won medals at the Olympics, beginning with a silver medal in weightlifting, won by Rodney Wilkes in 1948 [3], and most recently a bronze medal with by George Bovell III [4].
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Trinidad_and_Tobago   (2950 words)

 Concluding Observations/Comments - Trinidad and Tobago
The evidence shows that during the attempted coup in Trinidad and Tobago in 1990, the emergency powers provisions of the Constitution were tested and found to operate in full accordance with the obligations of the State under the Covenant.
The Government's commitment to the protection of pregnant women in the field of employment is, nevertheless, evidenced in the introduction and enactment of the Maternity Protection Act in 1998 referred to in article 3 of the Report.
Thus the media in Trinidad and Tobago is denied the statutory extension of the defence of qualified privilege, and important procedural extension of the defences of justification and fair comment".
wwwserver.law.wits.ac.za /humanrts/hrcommittee/tobago2001.html   (8854 words)

 Trinidad and Tobago (08/05)
Trinidad and Tobago is the 5th largest exporter of LNG in the world and the single largest supplier of LNG to the U.S., supplying between 70-75% of all LNG imported into the U.S. Overall, the petroleum sector grew by 10.5% in 2004, the third straight year of double-digit growth.
Recognizing the role that energy plays in the economic life of Trinidad and Tobago, where it was the source last year of 37% of governmental revenues, the government is seeking to diversify the economy to reduce dependence on the energy sector and to achieve self-sustaining growth.
Trinidad and Tobago is a democracy that maintains close relations with its Caribbean neighbors and major North American and European trading partners.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ei/bgn/35638.htm   (3790 words)

 Trinidad & Tobago   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Trinidad and Tobago is the world’s leading exporter of ammonia and methanol and in the case of liquefied natural gas it is among the top five exporting countries in the world.
Trinidad and Tobago as a result of institutional and commercial arrangements and its regulatory environment, has become an extremely attractive location for investment, particularly in energy and energy related activities, since its proven abundant energy resources and much of the necessary infrastructure needed to use the said resources are well established.
Trinidad and Tobago is a signatory to the ICSID Convention and the New York Convention and by virtue of the latter foreign arbitral awards of signatory territories can be registered and enforced in Trinidad and Tobago.
www.lexcaribbean.com /Trinidad.htm   (2041 words)

 Trinidad and Tobago Letter of Intent, March 16, 2000
Over the medium term, the government is committed to achieving an annual surplus of about 1 percent of GDP in the central government budget and a balance in the operations of the rest of the public sector.
Although Trinidad and Tobago has important social and infrastructure needs, such a conservative fiscal stance is warranted to avoid excessive budgetary reliance on revenues from the exploitation of depletable natural resources and to build a reasonable nest egg to weather temporary shocks.
The government attaches great importance to stepped-up monitoring of the state enterprises, public utilities, and statutory authorities in order to ensure that their commercial performance continues to improve and that a greater share of their capital spending is financed from retained earnings rather than from borrowing in domestic and external financial markets.
www.imf.org /external/NP/LOI/2000/tto/01/INDEX.HTM   (3007 words)

 GeographyIQ - World Atlas - North America - Trinidad and Tobago - Government and Political Conditions
Trinidad and Tobago is a unitary state, with a parliamentary democracy modeled after that of the U.K. From 1962 until 1976, Trinidad and Tobago, although completely independent, acknowledged the British monarch as the figurehead chief of state.
Tobago was given a measure of self-government in 1980 and is governed by the Tobago House of Assembly.
Trinidad and Tobago was chosen by its Caribbean neighbors (CARICOM) to be the headquarters site of a contemplated Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) to replace the Privy Council in the fall of 2003.
www.geographyiq.com /countries/td/Trinidad_and_Tobago_government_summary.htm   (422 words)

 Trinidad and Tobago - GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS
Trinidad and Tobago in the late 1980s was a bicameral parliamentary democracy based on the Westminster model.
The Constitution, which took effect at the time of independence in 1962, was revised in 1976 to provide for an elected president to serve as head of state and commander in chief, a function filled earlier by a governor general appointed by the British monarch.
The president must be a citizen of Trinidad and Tobago, at least thirty-five years old, and a resident of the country for the preceding ten years.
countrystudies.us /caribbean-islands/53.htm   (1152 words)

 Government in Trinidad & Tobago online
Trinidad and Tobago will be a prosperous and progressive society catering to the needs of our citizens, a preferred place to live, raise children, do business, work and go to school.
This Government is deeply committed to rekindling the ideals of rehabilitation of offenders since we on this side are firmly of the view that there should be no second-class citizen in Trinidad and Tobago and the rehabilitation of offenders is a serious priority for this Government.
Trinidad and Tobago is on the cusp of a new dawn.
www.search.co.tt /trinidad/budget/2003.html   (19791 words)

 Intimidation of Calypsonians by the UNC Government of Trinidad & Tobago
Intimidation of Calypsonians by the UNC Government of Trinidad and Tobago
Carnival in Trinidad and Tobago is a pre-Lenten festival which starts shortly after Christmas, and ends the day before Ash-Wednesday, culminating in a street festival of costumes and dancing on Monday and Tuesday.
Having no precedent in the Trinidad and Tobago constitution to follow for such an unusual circumstance, the President of the country was at liberty to make the decision as to who would govern the country.
www.africaresource.com /proudflesh/issue3/lashley.htm   (4490 words)

 Trinidad & Tobago
Areas to avoid in Trinidad include Laventille, South Belmont, scenic rest stops, the Savannah (crossing the park), and downtown Port of Spain (after dark), as these are areas where Americans and other foreigners are particularly vulnerable to pick pocketing and armed assaults.
SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCES: Trinidad and Tobago is prone to occasional, moderate earthquakes - one in October 2000 measured 5.8 on the Richter scale and another in December 2004 measured 5.4.
Trinidad has never been hit by a major hurricane, although there was recently a close call with Hurricane Ivan in 2004, and Tobago has suffered extensive damage by only two hurricanes since 1963.
travel.state.gov /travel/cis_pa_tw/cis/cis_1043.html   (2604 words)

 Trinidad and Tobago Review
The Government of Trinidad and Tobago consists of those arms that direct the State’s operations.
To create a more legitimate system of government, I propose to reform our government so that the executive is made responsible to a fearless and independent legislature which more faithfully represents the heterogeneous citizenry than the current parliament.
A key first step toward a more legitimate and democratic government, therefore, is to separate administration from representation, so that the one does not get confused with the other, and that legislative independence, authority, and centrality is strengthened.
www.tntreview.com /kmeighoo0105.shtml   (569 words)

 National Wetland Policy of Trinidad and Tobago
Trinidad and Tobago acceded to the Convention on Wetlands (Ramsar, Iran, 1971) in 1993 April 21.
Wetlands of Trinidad and Tobago will be protected, managed and restored in order to sustain and enhance their ecological and socio-economic values and function for current and future generations.
Bacon, P.R. Mangroves in the Lesser Antilles, Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago.
www.ramsar.org /wurc/wurc_policy_trinidad.htm   (7954 words)

 The Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago Online
The islands of Trinidad and Tobago lie between 10° 2' and 11°12'N. Latitude, and 60°30' and 61°56' W Longitude.
The average length of Trinidad is 80 km and its average breadth is 59 km.
Tobago is 41 km long and 12 km at its greatest breadth.
www.gov.tt   (195 words)

 Category:Government of Trinidad and Tobago - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Pages in category "Government of Trinidad and Tobago"
Regional Corporations and Municipalities of Trinidad and Tobago
This page was last modified 22:03, 1 May 2005.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Category:Government_of_Trinidad_and_Tobago   (81 words)

 About Trinidad and Tobago : Government of the Republic of Trinidad & Tobago   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Tobago is really the last of the “unspoilt Caribbean.” This strip of elongated land just 41 by 14 kilometres, abounds with natural allure: palm-lined beaches, lush rain forests and pristine coral reefs.
The south (windward) coast is washed by the dark green, wave-whipped Atlantic and is lined with vibrant fishing villages while the north (leeward) coast provides Tobago with some of its finest beaches.
The island’s ‘southland’ is a friendly base from which to explore the island’s modern oil towns, picturesque fishing villages and calm deserted beaches.
www.gov.tt /about/default.asp   (315 words)

 Government, Politics, Law : Trinidad & Tobago : Selected Internet Resources (Portals to the World, Library of Congress)
The most important source for bibliography of books and articles concerning Trinidad and Tobago is the annual Handbook of Latin American Studies (http://lcweb2.loc.gov/hlas/) produced by over 130 contributing editors under the editorship of the Hispanic Division of the Library of Congress.
One of the major aggregators for links to a wide variety of subjects for Trinidad and Tobago is the University of Texas' LANIC (http://www.lanic.utexas.edu/la/cb/tt/),
Governance: Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
www.loc.gov /rr/international/hispanic/trinidad/resources/trinidad-government.html   (400 words)

Officials of the Government, whether administrative, judicial, military or police, shall not enter the Seat of the Court or the offices of the Commission to perform any official duties therein except with the consent of and under conditions agreed by the Registrar.
Without prejudice to the privileges and immunities accorded by this Agreement, it is the duty of all persons enjoying such privileges and immunities to respect the laws and regulations of Trinidad and Tobago.
If the Government considers that an abuse has occurred in the enjoyment of any privilege or immunity conferred by this Agreement, the Registrar shall, at the request of the Government, consult with the competent authorities to determine whether such an abuse has occurred.
www.caricom.org /jsp/secretariat/legal_instruments/ccj_seat.jsp?menu=secretariat   (2269 words)

 Welcome to Trinidad & Tobago
Trinidad and Tobago's Mista Vybe is the Inaugural Caribbean Soca Monarch King
Trinidad challenges the status quo; breaks the mold.You can chart your own adventure with our help of course and discover the unexpected with a vast choice of festivals,fun events.....
All properties listed here have been inspected and met the minimum established requirements by TDC (Trinidad) or the Tobago House of Assembly - Department of Tourism (Tobago).
www.visittnt.com   (237 words)

 HISTORY OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT IN TRINIDAD & TOBAGO   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
cal government in Trinidad has its origins in a very ancient institution.
For almost fifty years after the conquest by the British, Trinidad possessed a Spanish legal system through it governing body, and this on an island where 95% of the population was French and Patois-speaking!
The Illustrious Cabildo had the right to address the king of Spain and, because of their oath of allegiance to Britain, to 'the Monarch' through the Governor.
www.nalis.gov.tt /Government/HISTORY-OF-LOCAL-GOVERNMENT-IN-TT.htm   (740 words)

 Discover Trinidad & Tobago - Government
Trinidad and Tobago is a republic within the Commonwealth, with a president as Head of State.
Tobago has a separate House of Assembly, consisting of 12 seats, which controls some of the island's domestic affairs.
The judicial system is composed of the Supreme Court and the District Courts.
www.discover-tt.com /government.html   (222 words)

 Trinidad & Tobago Political Parties
Economic notes: The Pitch Lake, on Trinidad's southwestern coast, is the world's largest natural reservoir of asphalt.
Trinidad is the Caribbean's largest oil (141,500 barrels per day in 2002) and natural gas producing country.
The Parliament of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago has two chambers.
www.caribbeannews.com /trinidad_political_parties.html   (289 words)

 Government   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
They are: Protocol, Commemorative Days, Government Reports, Public Administration, Constitution, Structure of Government, National Emblems, National Awards and Legislation.
Organisational Structure of the Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
Flag Etiquette: Rules and Regulations Governing the National Flag of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
www.nalis.gov.tt /gov.html   (442 words)

 Trinidad and Tobago
Trinidad and Tobago Limited, was established to deal with
Tobago is a member of the International Center for the
Trinidad and Tobago is among 22 countries in the
www.state.gov /e/eb/ifd/2005/43041.htm   (1947 words)

 Government - Links to Legal Resources: Countries: Trinidad and Tobago: Government
Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago - About the role, mission and policies of the Central Bank.
Parliament of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago - Presenting information on the daily activities of the Parliament of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago.
The Government of Trinidad and Tobago - Official Website - Offers practical, historical, and cultural information about Trinidad and Tobago, including audio and video clips of legislative proceedings, Carnival, and the national anthem.
mishpat.net /law/Countries/Trinidad_and_Tobago/Government/index.shtml   (136 words)

 AdmiNet - Trinidad and Tobago   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Chambre de Commerce et d'Industrie Française à Trinidad and Tobago
Trinidad and Tobago Vacation Rentals & Accommodations - Caribbean
Eric Williams Biography of the "Father of the Nation" for Trinidad and Tobago.
www.adminet.com /world/tt   (198 words)

 Government in Trinidad & Tobago online
The President of Trinidad and Tobago - ANR Robinson
U.S. State Department Trinidad and Tobago Country Report on Human Rights Practices for 1997
The Commonwelath - Trinidad and Tobago is a member nation.
www.search.co.tt /trinidad/government   (79 words)

 Government Trinidad and Tobago Caribbean Regional
- Offers practical, historical, and cultural information about Trinidad and Tobago, including audio and video clips of legislative proceedings, Carnival, and the national anthem.
- Presenting information on the daily activities of the Parliament of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago.
- A government agency commissioned to stimulate investments in the agro-industrial sector by facilitating the marketing of agricultural products both locally and abroad.
www.iaswww.com /ODP/Regional/Caribbean/Trinidad_and_Tobago/Government   (138 words)

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