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 Welcome The Embassy of Brazil in Port of Spain
The Embassy of Brazil in Port of Spain
www.brazilembtt.org   (8 words)

 Port-of-Spain - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Port-of-Spain
Port and capital of Trinidad and Tobago, on the island of Trinidad; population (1990) 58,400.
This information should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Port-of-Spain   (78 words)

Doctor Rizal knew that the real Spain had generous though sluggish intentions, and noble though erratic impulses, but it awoke too late; too late for Doctor Rizal and too late to save the Philippines for Spain; tardy reforms after his death were useless and the loss of her overseas possessions was the result.
For a quarter of a century Spain had been ruling in the Philippines by terrorizing its subjects there, and Rizal's execution, with utter disregard of the most elementary rules of judicial procedure, was the culmination that drove the Filipinos to desperation and arrested the attention of the whole civilized world.
Their opinion of Spain was formed from acquaintance with many Spaniards and from comparing them with people of other lands who often came to Manila and investigated the region close to it, especially the show spots such as Binan.
mirrors.xmission.com /gutenberg/6/8/6/6867/6867.txt   (19970 words)

 Encyclopedia: Port Bou, Spain
Port of Cadaqués, a place on the Costa Brava Costa Brava is a coastal region in northeastern Spain, stretching from Barcelona to the French border, in the province of Girona (the autonomous community of Catalonia).
Port Bou is a town in the Spanish autonomous region of Catalonia, in the province of Gerona.
Girona (Catalan: Girona, Spanish: Gerona, French: Gérone) is a city located in the northwest of Catalonia, Spain on the confluence of the rivers Ter and Onyar.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Port-Bou,-Spain   (176 words)

 Welcome The Embassy of Brazil in Port of Spain
The Embassy of Brazil in Port of Spain
www.brazilembtt.org   (8 words)

 Port of Spain
From 1958 to 1962, Port of Spain was the capital of the dissolved Federation of the West Indies; in 2005 it became the seat of the Caribbean Court of Justice.
SPAIN: July 1936 The port of Cartagena The revolt of the pro Franco officers was silenced by Republican marines who founded a Committee on the battleship "Jaime 1" around July 20th.
It is the industrial and commercial center of the country.
www.infoplease.com /ce6/world/A0839824.html   (344 words)

 PORT OF SPAIN. (Page 7)
Port of Spain spreads eastward from the Gulf of Paria, expanding into the foothills and valleys of the Northern Range.
Urban to the core, the heart of Port of Spain is nevertheless a huge grassland known as the Savannah.
Dominating the skyline of Port of Spain, the twin towers of the Financial Complex are the tallest buildings of the English-speaking Caribbean.
ethnonet.gold.ac.uk /illustrations/ch4illustrations/411arupa/pos.htm   (572 words)

 Port of Spain Hash House Harriers - Trinidad & Tobago
Port of Spain Hash House Harriers - Trinidad and Tobago
poshashhouse.tripod.com   (20 words)

 Port of Spain Corporation
The Port of Spain Municipal Police Service is well over one hundred and fifty years in existence, having been first established around the year 1592 during the time that the administration of Trinidad was under the control of the Spanish Cabildo.
Today, the Port of Spain Municipal Police is headed by an Assistant Superintendent of Police and with a force of 67 male and female officers.
The City Today, the Port of Spain Municipal Police is headed by an Assistant Superintendent of Police and with a force of 67 male and female officers.
www.cityofportofspain.org.tt /city_police.html   (704 words)

 The Port of Port-of-Spain > About Us
Geographically, the Port of Port of Spain is ideal for maritime traffic, providing a natural harbour on Trinidad’s northwestern coasts where adverse weather conditions are extremely rare.
Vessels are permitted to anchor two miles from the Port of Spain in the Gulf of Paria.
These ideal conditions, augmented by a skilled and dedicated workforce, have enabled the Government of Trinidad and Tobago to implement an operational and marketing strategy that will enforce the Port of Port of Spain’s position as an economic hub for years to come.
www.patnt.com /about.shtml   (359 words)

The commerce of the province is important, Port Bou (or Portbou) being, after Irun, the most active outlet for the trade by railway not only with France but with the rest of the continent.
GERONA, a maritime frontier province in the extreme northeast of Spain, formed in 1833 of districts taken from Catalonia, and bounded on the N. by France, E. and S.E. by the Mediterranean Sea, S.W. and W. by Barcelona, and N.W. by Lrida.
The older part of the town occupies the steep slope of the Montjuich, or Hill of the Capuchins, and with its old-fashioned buildings presents a picturesque appearance against a background of loftier heights; the newer portion stretches down into the plain and beyond the Ona, which is here crossed by a bridge of three arches.
82.1911encyclopedia.org /G/GE/GEROME_JEAN_LEON.htm   (2776 words)

 Spain, Portugal & Morocco Tour, Adventure Abroad Tours
The tower is the oldest of the three sister towers: the Koutoubia, the Hassan I Tower, Rabat and the Giralda in Seville, Spain.
Sevilla, the fourth largest city in Spain, is the picture-perfect image of Andaluc√Ća, complete with restored Andalusian architecture, orange groves, flower-filled patios, and castanet-rattling Gypsies.
The port area offers an interesting look into the fishery industry of Morocco; and the jewellery suq offers some of the best silver items available.
www.adventures-abroad.com /travel/europe/PO6.htm   (5752 words)

 NARA - Military Agency Records - Military Agency Records RG 226
Spain dreads having her exports of perishable foods to the Axis cut off by the Allies.
June 1943; 41974 With reference to the possibility of there being cement from Spain in Marseilles, France, it has been reported that this material was exported in large quantities from Port Bou, with Switzerland as its apparent destination.
Short item on the routing of a shipment of silver from Spain to Switzerland.
www.archives.gov /research/holocaust/finding-aid/military/rg-226-3b.html?template=print   (13093 words)

 Port-of-Spain - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In 1699, the alcalde of Trinidad reported to the King of Spain that the natives, "were in the habit of showering scorn and abuse upon the Holy Faith and ridiculed with jests the efforts of the Holy Fathers".
Port of Spain is also famous for its Carnival held all over the city every year.
Port-of-Spain is located in the northwest of the island of Trinidad, between the Gulf of Paria, the hills of the Northern Range and the Caroni Swamp.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Port-of-Spain   (1383 words)

 Port of Spain
The Port of Spain Gazette reported in 1878 (as reported in the Guardian Centenary Issue): "The inauguration of the lighting of the lamps placed by the Municipality in Marine Square and from the square northwards to the gaol, took place, as announced on Christmas Eve.
For the generation born after emancipation, life in Port of Spain was possessed of great contrast.
The wooden mansions they built when they moved to east Port of Spain are now all gone.
www.nalis.gov.tt /Places/POS_ElectricCity.htm   (1180 words)

 Port Of Spain
...of Trinidad and by Venezuelan residents of Port of Spain.
With a CV of the ambassador, and information on the various types of visa available from the Embassy of the United States in Port of Spain, Trinidad.
Today: Last Update: May 20, 2005 The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Port of Spain website is an...
www.loseurogarcia.net /port-of-spain.html   (212 words)

 MSN Encarta - Port-of-Spain
Port-of-Spain, also Port of Spain, capital city of Trinidad and Tobago.
Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago [USA Today Forecasts]
Port-of-Spain is a seaport located on the Gulf of Paria along the northwestern...
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761560461/Port-of-Spain.html   (87 words)

 Port-of-Spain, Trinidad-City Web Guide --
Port of Spain, the capital city of Trinidad and Tobago is booming.
Their commercial/residential character is giving way to Port of Spain's new metro look featuring higher density buildings.
A short 20-minute drive from Port of Spain the former US military base now hosts large community of international yachts, hotel rooms, restaurants and so so beaches.
www.carnaval.com /cityguides/trinidad/trincity.htm   (1725 words)

 CLIA - Cruise Line International Association
Port of Spain is a cultural and visual highlight of any cruise excursion.
In and around the Port of Spain and Trinidad itself, you will be treated to a land that has been spared from the massive over-development that has troubled other notable ports of call.
Today, Trinidad remains a prosperous island that welcomes cruise ships from all over the world to dock at its picturesque capital, Port of Spain.
www.cruising.org /planyourcruise/wwdest/overview.cfm?recordID=34   (355 words)

Ferdinand English was appointed to Port of Spain.
The cathedral of Port of Spain was built during his administration.
Spanish is spoken in some parishes of Trinidad and by Venezuelan residents of Port of Spain.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/12291a.htm   (688 words)

 "Premature Anti-Fascist"--by Bernard Knox
We left next morning by train for Marseilles where, at night, we boarded a Spanish vessel that left at midnight and, once clear of the harbor, turned off all its lights there were reports of Italian submarines on the prowl.
It was in Italy, too, that I had a sudden reminder of Spain.
Back home, I watched in utter despondency as the British government persisted in its policy of appeasement and the prospect of victory in Spain receded fast as Hitler and Mussolini gave Franco a steadily increasing preponderance in weapons and troops.
www.english.uiuc.edu /maps/scw/knox.htm   (6591 words)

When the group reached Port Bou on the Spanish side and presented their transit visas to the police, they were told that the Franco government had the previous...
BOU sells $300,000 to the market as an anti-inflationary measure, a figure dealers said is an insignificant support for the local unit.
BANK of Uganda (BOU) has warned unlicensed Micro Finance Institutions (MFIs) against taking deposits, saying action would be taken against those who do not...
health.cancer-help.org /news/Bou.html   (4564 words)

The scenery was great for the first stretch out of Port Bou; off to the north you could actually see a Pyrenee or two, though they didn't amount to much this close to the coast.
The other side of this particular mountain held a neat little bay and the small town of Port Bou, a pretty but not particularly appealing place that seemed to exist mostly off the trade from French tourists and shoppers.
It was cloudy but it wasn't raining, which was a relief; the rain in Spain could damn well stay on the plain until I was out of there.
www.sff.net /people/sanders/spain.html   (2003 words)

 France And Spain By Train: Like Drinking Café Olé ~ By Maxine Schur
The Costa Brava region covers 75 miles of the northeastern coast line of Catalonia, Spain: from the French border at Port-Bou to the Spanish spa resort of Blanes.
Spanish poet Federico Garcia Lorca wrote that Spain is so vibrant that Spain’s dead are more alive than the dead of any other country.
As the France ‘n Spain Railpass is so flexible, I could just as easily have ventured south to Madrid, east to Provence and the Riviera or north to Paris.
www.escapeartist.com /efam/47/France_Spain_Traintravel.html   (1783 words)

 Poetry and war - the 30s
Supporters of the Republicans included left-wing Liberals, Socialists or Communists, and some people (such as Basques) who wanted independence for their own part of Spain.
Opponents of the republic were 'Nationalists': right-wing people who wanted Spain to be ruled by a king, members of the Spanish Catholic Church, and fascists.
In July 1936 the Nationalist forces took much of north-west Spain and some of the south-west, but the city of Madrid held out.
www.ppu.org.uk /learn/poetry/poetry_30s2.html   (890 words)

 Hatred at One End, Rejection at the Other
On his walk to Spain, Benjamin carried a heavy briefcase containing, he told his companions, a new manuscript more important to him than his life, and it was part of what made the walk so arduous for him that he had to stop one minute out of 10 to catch his breath.
Though the nature of his death is unresolved — it may have been from a cerebral hemorrhage, an accidental overdose of his heart medicine or suicide — it is certain that Benjamin died in Port Bou, in a hotel that no longer exists, on Sept. 26, 1940, at the age of 48.
There is a steep ascent to the plateau between Banyuls and the slopes east of Cerberes, during which the route points due south then rises to loop around the ridgeline that is also the international border.
www.commondreams.org /views04/0802-09.htm   (1625 words)

 Epinions.com - Europe by Rail: Week 2 - Spain
A short walk starting from "Kilometer Zero" (the center of Spain, from which all distances were measured) at Puerto de Sol will cover several famous Madrid sights such as the Plaza Mayor, Palacio Real and the Opera.
Although Madrid is the capital of Spain, and much larger than Barcelona, it is less cosmopolitan.
Originally, I had intended to travel to the south of Spain, to see some famous places like Granada, Cordoba and Seville.
www.epinions.com /trvl-review-4AFE-3AB0B56-390F4619-prod1   (1371 words)

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