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  Trinidad and Tobago - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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.
Trinidad and Tobago are supplied with the North Easterly winds which blow from the north east of the islands to the south west of the islands.
Trinidad and Tobago are famous as the birthplace of calypso music, as well as the development of the steel pan, which is widely claimed to be the only acoustic musical instrument invented during the 20th century.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Trinidad_and_Tobago   (2136 words)

  
 Trinidad & Tobago   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
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. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Tobago, just NE of Trinidad, is the exposed top of a mountain ridge (maximum height 2,000 ft/610 m) that is densely forested with large reserves of hardwoods.
Trinidad was visited by Christopher Columbus in 1498 but was not colonized because of the lack of precious metals.
Tobago had been settled by the English in 1616, but the settlers were driven out by the indigenous Caribs.
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 Trinidad and Tobago: Constitution
The person holding the office of Governor-General of Trinidad and Tobago at the commencement of this Constitution shall hold the office of President under this Constitution until a President is elected under the provisions of this Chapter and assumes office.
Parliament may make provisions with respect to the persons by whom, the manner in which and the conditions upon which the proceedings under subsection (2) may be instituted in the Court of Appeal and subject to any provisions so made, provisions may be made with respect to these matters by rules of court.
Trinidad and Tobago shall be divided into thirty-six constituencies or such other number as may be provided for by an Order made by the President in accordance with the provisions of this Part and each such constituency shall return one member to the House of Representatives.
www.georgetown.edu /pdba/Constitutions/Trinidad/trinidad76.html   (13457 words)

  
 Trinidad and Tobago
Trinidad and Tobago’s second and third periodic reports were due 20 March 1990 and 1995 respectively.
Trinidad and Tobago’s 11th and 12 periodic reports were due 3 November 1994 and 1996 respectively.
Trinidad and Tobago’s initial report (CRC/C/11/Add.10) was considered by the Committee at its October 1997 session.
www.hri.ca /fortherecord1997/vol4/trinidad.htm   (716 words)

  
 National Labour Law Profile: Trinidad and Tobago   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The Republic of Trinidad and Tobago has a written Constitution which was enacted in 1976 (Chapter 1:01 of the Laws of Trinidad and Tobago).
The general industrial relations policy in Trinidad and Tobago is based on voluntary collective bargaining between employers and workers, via their representative associations, for the settlement of terms and conditions of employment.
Maternity Leave in Trinidad and Tobago is governed by the Maternity Protection Act, No. 4 of 1998 (hereinafter referred to as the MPA) which binds both private employers and the State.
www.ilo.org /public/english/dialogue/ifpdial/ll/observatory/profiles/tt.htm   (7668 words)

  
 Trinidad and Tobago Caribbean Child-Diana Mahabir   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Ms Mahabir Wyatt was an employers' delegate from Trinidad and Tobago to the ILO Conference in Geneva for 13 years and has represented employers in numerous commissions and committees in Trinidad and abroad on social and economic matters.
She was a founder member of Junior Achievement and the Trinidad and Tobago Development Foundation which assists in the financing and development of small business and community development projects and is a member of the Caribbean Association For Feminist Research, the national Caucus of Women and the network of NGO's for the advancement of women.
She is at present a Director in the consultancy firm of Personnel Management Services Limited in Trinidad and Tobago, which provides consultancy services over a broad spectrum of personnel and industrial relations areas and provides executive recruitment services and training in various aspects of personnel and management development.
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 Trinidad and Tobago
Trinidad, the larger at 1,864 sq mi (4,828 sq km), is mainly flat and rolling, with mountains in the north that reach a height of 3,085 ft (940 m) at Mount Aripo.
Trinidad and Tobago - Trinidad and Tobago, officially Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, republic (1995 est.
Trinidad and Tobago: History - History Trinidad was visited by Christopher Columbus in 1498 but was not colonized because of the...
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 Trinidad & Tobago Political Parties
Trinidad is the Caribbean's largest oil (141,500 barrels per day in 2002) and natural gas producing country.
Judiciary of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
Permanent Mission of Trinidad and Tobago to the United Nations in Geneva
www.caribbeannews.com /trinidad_political_parties.html   (289 words)

  
 trinicenter.com - Trinidad and Tobago CONSTITUTION
Parliament may provide that, subject to such exceptions and limitations, if any, as may be prescribed, a person shall be disqualified for membership of the Senate by virtue of-
has resided in Trinidad and Tobago for a period of two years immediately before the date of his nomination for election or is domiciled and resident in Trinidad and Tobago at that date.
Parliament may provide that, subject to such exceptions and limitations, if any, as may be prescribed, a person may be disqualified for membership of the House of Representatives by virtue or-
www.trinicenter.com /CONSTITUTION/continue4.htm   (2453 words)

  
 BBC News | AMERICAS | Trinidad braces for political showdown
Security has been stepped up outside the parliament of Trinidad and Tobago in preparation for moves to break the deadlock that has paralysed the country's political system for nearly four months.
Parliament, in the capital Port-of-Spain, has not met since the general election last December that ended in a tie between the two main political parties.
Parliament has to convene no later than six months after its last sitting or else fresh elections must be held, and the deadline is next Tuesday.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/low/world/americas/1913260.stm   (449 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.
Trinidad and Tobago will be a society of creative thinkers, innovators and entrepreneurs engaged in a process of lifelong learning.
Trinidad and Tobago is on the cusp of a new dawn.
www.search.co.tt /trinidad/budget/2003.html   (19791 words)

  
 Governance and the Constitution : Government of the Republic of Trinidad & Tobago
When Trinidad and Tobago achieved independence on August 31st, 1962, a monarchy was created in that Her Majesty the Queen continued to be Queen of Trinidad and Tobago and all citizens continued to owe allegiance to Her.
After many years of being a monarchy, it was decided that Trinidad and Tobago should no longer be required to owe allegiance to the Queen and should therefore become a Republic having a Head of State in its own right.
Trinidad and Tobago became a Republic on August 1st, 1976.
www.ttgov.gov.tt /government   (331 words)

  
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Parliament may make privisions with respect to the persons by whom, the manner in which and the conditions upon which the proceedings under subsection (2) may be instituted in the Court of Appeal and subject to any provisions so made, provisions may be made with respect to these matters by rules of court.
There shall be an Ombudsman for Trinidad and Tobago who shall be an officer of Parliament and who shall not hold any other office of emolument whether in the public service or otherwise nor engage in any occupation for reward other than the duties of his office.
Parliament may provide for the establishment of a Contingencies Fund and for authorising the Minister responsible for finance, if he is satisfied that there has arisen an urgent and unforeseen need for expenditure for which no other provision exists, to make advances from the Fund to meet that need.
www.constitution.org /cons/trinidad.htm   (14986 words)

  
 CPA - Commonwealth Parliamentary Association - Directory of Parliaments and Legislatures Search - Parliament of ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Tobago was accorded full internal self-governing status in early 1987.
Legislature: The legislature, the Parliament of Trinidad and Tobago, is bicameral.
Tobago’s legislature is a unicameral House of Assembly with 15 members, 12 of them elected and three chosen by the House for a four-year term.
www.cpahq.org /directory/default.aspx?orgid=188   (337 words)

  
 Trinidad &Tobago Tourism Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Parliament of Trinidad and Tobago Introduces the structure and functions of this governing body, including its key offices and committees.
Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee Official site provides news, a calendar of events, current athletes, and a history of Trinidad and Tobago in the Olympic Games.
Trinidad and Tobago Calendar of Events Preview this calendar and find date, times, and locations for events during the Trinidad and Tobago Carnival.
www.journeyafar.com /caribbean/trinidad-tobago.htm   (230 words)

  
 Investing in Trinidad and Tobago
The 2004-2005 Budget was laid in Parliament in October 2004.
Most of Trinidad and Tobago's inward investment to date has been attracted to the energy sector, which produces about 72% of the country's exports.
Its hydrocarbon resources and natural gas reserves (a proven 17.3 trillion cubic feet and rising) have enabled Trinidad and Tobago to become the most industrialised country in the Caribbean.
www.investtnt.com   (99 words)

  
 A Virtual Travel to Trinidad and Tobago - Destination West Indies, the Caribbean Islands of Trinidad and Tobago   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Parliament of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago.
Trinidad and Tobago is the leading Caribbean producer of oil and gas, and has earned a reputation as an excellent investment site for international businesses.
Trinidad and Tobago's national airline, connects many Caribbean islands with North America, South America, the United Kingdom and Europe.
www.nationsonline.org /oneworld/trinidad_and_tobago.htm   (675 words)

  
 trinicenter.com - Trinidad and Tobago CONSTITUTION
The Republic of Trinidad and tobago shall be a sovereign democratic State.
Where Parliament so provides, a person shall not be considered for the purposes of this Constitution or any part of this Constitution to hold office in the public service by reason only that he is the holder of a special office established by or under an Act.
Any power conferred by any law to permit a person to retire from the public service shall, in the case of any public officer who may be removed from office by some person or authority other than a Commission established by this Constitution, vest in the Public Service Commission.
www.trinicenter.com /CONSTITUTION   (1548 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | World | Americas | Country profiles | Country profile: Trinidad and Tobago
Trinidad and Tobago is one of the wealthiest countries in the Caribbean, thanks to its considerable reserves of oil and gas, the exploitation of which dominates its economy.
Trinidad and Tobago hosts the Caribbean Court of Justice, a regional supreme court which aims to replace Britain's Privy Council as a final court of appeal.
Privately-run TV6 dominates the ratings in Trinidad and Tobago with its blend of domestically-made programmes, including the soap opera Westwood Park, which chronicles the lives of several wealthy Trinidadian families.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/world/americas/country_profiles/1209827.stm   (594 words)

  
 Parliament of Trinidad and Tobago - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The Parliament of Trinidad and Tobago is the legislative branch of the Government of Trinidad and Tobago.
List of political parties in Trinidad and Tobago
This page was last modified 11:08, 19 June 2005.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Parliament_of_Trinidad_and_Tobago   (72 words)

  
 Trinidad News, Trinidad Newspaper, Trinidad Sports, Trinidad politics, Trinidad and Tobago, Tobago News, Trinidad ...
The Head of State of Trinidad and Tobago, President Max Richards, should have been there to welcome him on behalf of all the people of Trinidad and Tobago.
At the Red House we had a ceremony equivalent to a joint sitting of Parliament attended by senators and members of the House of Representatives.
So it fell to Prime Minister Manning to be the visual if silent representative of all the people of Trinidad and Tobago at Piarco and at the Red House where he joined in taking the salute given by the military contingent.
www.trinidadexpress.com /index.pl/article_opinion?id=93625373   (818 words)

  
 Local Computer and Telecom related Laws in Trinidad and Tobago | Trinidad and Tobago Computer Society Article
Laws are introduced and passed in the Parliament of Trinidad and Tobago which consists of the President of Trinidad and Tobago and two bodies, a House of Representatives and a Senate.
The Draft Policy on Broadcast and the Broadcasting Industry was released for public comment on the Trinidad and Tobago Government's website in early August 2002 by the Ministry of Science, Technology & Tertiary Education.
Trinidad and Tobago The U.S? Email viruses such as the Love Bug can be spread by unwitting users to other computers including protected computers as defined in clause 9.
www.ttcsweb.org /compbill.htm   (2499 words)

  
 CNN.com - Racially divided voters choose new Parliament for Trinidad and Tobago - December 11, 2000
Racially divided voters choose new Parliament for Trinidad and Tobago
PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad (AP) -- A governing party dominated by people of East Indian descent and a largely fl opposition party were pitted against each other Monday in an election that has bared racial divisions in the two-island nation of Trinidad and Tobago.
A third party, the multiracial National Alliance for Reconstruction, pulled out of all races on Trinidad island, accusing the two main parties of polarizing the country along ethnic lines.
archives.cnn.com /2000/WORLD/americas/12/11/carib.trinidad.elections.ap   (773 words)

  
 Political Resources on the Net - Trinidad and Tobago
Elections in Trinidad and Tobago by Wilfried Derksen
The Water and Sewerage Authority of Trinidad and Tobago (WASA)
Permanent Mission of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago to the United Nations in Geneva
www.politicalresources.net /trinidad.htm   (96 words)

  
 List of Local Trinidad and Tobago Links by the Trinidad and Tobago Computer Society
Parliament of Trinidad and Tobago Track the proceedings of the House of Representatives and the Senate including Bills and Acts
The Judiciary of Trinidad and Tobago has court decisions made in the Court of Appeal and in the High Court
Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force The Defence force includes the Army Regiment, Coast Guard and the Volunteer Defence Force.
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 trinidad and tobago parliament sites on the web Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
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 Regulated Industries Commission Trinidad and Tobago Act
Legal Supplement Part A to the "Trinidad and Tobago Gazette", Vol.
Enacted by the Parliament of Trinidad and Tobago as follows:-
Port of Spain, Republic of Trinidad and Tobago,
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