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  Port-of-Spain - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Port-of-Spain, population 49,000 (metro: 300,000) (2000), is the capital of Trinidad and Tobago and the third largest city.
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.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Port-of-Spain,_Trinidad_and_Tobago   (786 words)

  
 The Weather Network · Traveller's Info · Port of Spain   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Port of Spain is located on the northwest coast of Trinidad -- one of two islands that make up the country Trinidad and Tobago -- and is bordered by the Gulf of Paria.
It is the capital city of Trinidad and Tobago and the commerical and cultural centre of the country.
Tourists should be aware that while Trinidad and Tobago are usually outside the path of tropical depressions, tropical storms and hurricanes, it's not out of the question for the islands, including Port of Spain, to be hit by the storms during the Atlantic hurricane season (June 1 to November 30).
www.theweathernetwork.com /features/travellers/pages/TTXX0001.htm   (246 words)

  
 Trinidad And Tobago Encyclopedia Article, Definition, History, Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Republic of Trinidad and Tobago is a nation located in the southern Caribbean Sea, off the coast of Venezuela.
It is an archipelagic state consisting of two main islands, Trinidad and Tobago, and 21 smaller islands, the most important being Chacachacare, Monos, Huevos, Gaspar Grande (or Gasparee), Little Tobago and St.
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.
encyclopedia.localcolorart.com /encyclopedia/Trinidad_and_Tobago   (2341 words)

  
 Port of Spain Trinidad And Tobago Hotels ... Jake.com
Port of Spain, TT Carnival is the 15th and 16th of Feb99.
Port of Spain, TT All suites, studios, superior and standard rooms have air conditioning, satellite TV, separate data ports, clock radios, hair dryers and telephones with...
Port of Spain, TT In the beautiful, twin island, republic of Trinidad and Tobago, the Hilton Trinidad and Conference Centre is located in twenty-five acres of landscaped...
hotels.jake.com /int/tt/port-of-spain-hotels.html   (167 words)

  
 PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Trinidad and Tobago's exports north to Canada increased by 170 percent.
Talisman has been established in Trinidad for only a few months, but I can tell you that they have had almost as many environmental and community experts visit both Port of Spain and their exploration area as they have had traditional oil exploration types.
The last time I was in Tobago I stayed at one of the island's major hotels, a lovely, comfortable hotel with standards equalling those of other leading hotels in the Caribbean.
www.dfait-maeci.gc.ca /trinidadtobago/rotary_club-en.asp   (1800 words)

  
 Trinidad & Tobago Smart Travel Tips | Fodor's Online Travel Guide
Port of Spain General Hospital (169 Charlotte St., Port of Spain, Trinidad, Trinidad and Tobago.
Travelers should exercise reasonable caution in Trinidad, especially in the highly populated east-west corridor and downtown Port of Spain, where walking on the streets at night is not recommended unless you're with a group.
Getting married in Trinidad and Tobago is still not as easy as on some other islands, but idyllic Tobago is still fairly popular as a wedding spot.
www.fodors.com /miniguides/mgresults.cfm?destination=trinidad_tobago@158&cur_section=tra&pg=3   (1039 words)

  
 UGD Entry for Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
The island is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean in the north, the Pacific Ocean to the east, the Columbus Channel in the south and the Gulf of Paria in the west.
However, since then Trinidad and Tobago's economy has diversified and become more industrialized with the establishment of industries such as gas, iron and steel, methanol and tourism (http://www.visittnt.com).
Trinidad lies on the plate boundary between South American and Caribbean plates,hence, Trinidad is in an earthquake zone (www.caribbeansupersite.com/region/geology.htm).
www.scar.utoronto.ca /~gwater/IAHCGUA/UGD/port-of-spain.html   (762 words)

  
 ┬íCARNAVAL! at the Museum of International Folk Art :: Title
The small two-island nation of Trinidad and Tobago is located in the green, tropical environment of the West Indies in the Caribbean.
For security reasons Carnival in Trinidad and Tobago was banned during World War II (1939-1945), but since the 1950s it has evolved into a huge celebration with thousands of revelers coming together in processions, music, and dance.
Masqueraders portraying British navy men appeared in Port of Spain Carnival throughout the 19th century, but a visit by the United States Atlantic fleet in 1907 started a new phase of imitating "Yankee Sailors." Further inspiration came during World War II when Americans set up a naval base near the city.
www.carnavalexhibit.org /tobago.php   (595 words)

  
 A select bibliography on Trinidad and Tobago selected and annotated by Pearl Eintou Springer
Trinidad boasts six hundred and seventeen (6l7) indigenous species of butterflies, more it is generally believed, than any other country on earth.
Trinidad and Tobago’s cuisine is internationally famed for its diversity as well as for excellent quality.
It is a seminal text in the documentation of not only the Africans in Trinidad and Tobago society, but more specifically of The Orisa religion and the Yoruba in Trinidad and Tobago.It examines Yoruba chants and their translation into English and the African elements in the Trinidad and Tobago "Nation Language".
www.nalis.gov.tt /Education/SelectBibliographyTnt.html   (1873 words)

  
 Port of Spain Vacation Rentals Home 3BR, Trinidad / Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
On Tobago, notably smaller than Trinidad, the commerce surrounding Trinidad's oil reserves isn't as prevalent, and the island's main attractions are the beaches and coral reefs that line the shores.
On Trinidad, the best beaches are located on the northern coast, and are usually off the beaten path and require some diligence to locate.
Trinidad and Tobago are a bird-watching paradise, and have one of the top 10 populations of bird species, per square mile, in the world.
www.a1vacations.com /hendrik/1   (1352 words)

  
 2005 Population Figures for Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The major cities are Port of Spain (capital), San Fernando, and Scarborough.
PORT OF SPAIN (26.3.2003) - The Association of Caribbean...
The 2005 estimated population in Port of Spain is
travel.synabu.com /cities/P/Port_of_Spain,_Trinidad_and_Tobago.html   (760 words)

  
 Hilton Trinidad Hotel Port Of Spain Trinidad And Tobago - Discount Hotel Rates   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In the gorgeous twin-island republic of Trinidad and Tobago, the Hilton Trinidad and Conference Centre is located on 25 acres of landscaped gardens with views of Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago's capital city.
Conveniently close to the bustling business and shopping area of Port of Spain, the Hilton Trinidad is 17 miles from the Piarco International Airport.
Trinidad Hilton sign is on left, entrance on right.
www.viadestinations.com /trinidadandtobago/port-of-spain/hilton-trinidad.htm   (432 words)

  
 Port Of Spain, Trinidad And Tobago from Northern Airports - Flight Comparison.co.uk
for flights to Port Of Spain, Trinidad And Tobago from Northern Airports.
The flights to Port Of Spain may not be available at the listed price on the particular dates you wish to travel - they may even only be available for a day or two during the month.
Located in the Caribbean on the island of Trinidad, Port of Spain is a place long neglected by visitors as a bustling commercial city with nothing more to offer than traffic jams and high-rise office buildings.
www.flightcomparison.co.uk /flightcomparison/flights/flyport_of_spainfromnorthern_airportsnorpos.htm   (470 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Port of Spain
In 1820 at the instance of Governor Sir Ralph Woodford, the Trinidad Catholics were withdrawn from the jurisdiction of the Bishop of Guayana, Venezuela, and Mgr.
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)

  
 george chambers trinidad and other trinidad related information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Chamber of Commerce of Trinidad and Tobago Nicholas Galt - President...
Trinidad and Tobago, history, rulers, politics return to World Statesmen Trinidad and...
Trinidad and Tobago are the two southern most islands of the Lesser Antilles in the Caribbean...
www.nethorde.com /trinidad/george-chambers-trinidad.html   (333 words)

  
 Home - U.S. Embassy Trinidad & Tobago
The Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy in Port of Spain announces an important change to procedures regarding non-immigrant visa procedures for students, holders of work permits, and intra company transferees.
The Embassy of the United States in Port of Spain would like to alert visa applicants that it has become aware of numerous recent cases of fraud being perpetrated on persons seeking visas to travel to the United States.
The island of Trinidad has one of the largest nesting populations of sea turtles in the world.
trinidad.usembassy.gov   (640 words)

  
 Trinidad News, Trinidad Newspaper, Trinidad Sports, Trinidad politics, Trinidad and Tobago, Tobago News, Trinidad ...
All Muslims are not obligated to pay the zakaat-an Islamic tithe on their annual assets, and they cannot be ordered to pay it to a particular jamaat, according to two local clerics of the religion.
Trinidad Cement Limited (TCL) will shut down all its operations today for 24 hours as a mark of respect for the two lives lost at its Claxton Bay plant.
Trinidad Express 35 Independence Sq, Port of Spain, Trinidad.
www.trinidadexpress.com   (317 words)

  
 D Islands Inn, Hotels Port Of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago Hotels, .Trinidad & Tobago Hotels
Private, secure and luxurious, this magnificent six room Inn is a masterpiece, located on the North West Coast on the Islands of Trinidad and Tobago,W.I. nestled in St. James Port of Spain, probably the most vibrant city in the Caribbean, particularly at Carnival time.
Trinidad is noted for its cultural dynamism with people of diverse ethnic origins contributing to the colourful pageantry and festivals on the Island.
Built on the Island of Trinidad it is the perfect world, a place where luxury and nature finest work surrounds you.
www.realadventures.com /listings/1025888.htm   (667 words)

  
 Melbourne Inn in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago near Trinidad Carnival (end of February or begining of March) Bed ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Melbourne Inn in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago near Trinidad Carnival (end of February or begining of March) Bed and Breakfast Inn
Walking distance to the heart of the city, Port of Spain Zoo, Botanical Gardens, the Ferry to Tobago and other places of interest like the famous Bird Sanctuary and the scenic Maracas Bay through the everygreen northern range.
Come stay at Melbourne Inn, Trinidad in Port of Spain, situated in the Carnival capital of the world.
www.innsite.com /inns/B007589.html   (258 words)

  
 The International School of Port of Spain          TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
The International School is a private corporation registered in Trinidad, and its corporate shareholders are the Embassy of the United States of America, EOG Resources Trinidad Limited (formerly Enron), B.P. Amoco Energy Company of Trinidad and Tobago and British Gas Trinidad and Tobago Limited.
With this recognition, The International School of Port of Spain had joined a unique group of schools located around the globe that served the growing needs of students from the local community and expatriate families of the business and diplomatic community.
The success of the International School of Port of Spain has been a collective effort of parents, board members, faculty, administration and students.
www.isps.edu.tt /aboutus/shorthistory.htm   (583 words)

  
 Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines | Excursions | Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Below is a list of shore excursions available for Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago.
Please note that shore tours do not operate at the final disembarkation port for all fly-cruises, and home ports in the UK.
Any known revisions/omissions will be advised to you on the booking form which will be sent to you in your cruise ticket wallet.
www.fredolsencruises.co.uk /fredolsen/process/shoretours/index/portCode=POS.html   (268 words)

  
 Discover Trinidad & Tobago: Home Page
Published regularly since 1991, Discover Trinidad and Tobago is the top visitor's guide to the Caribbean's most fascinating destination.
Trinidad has all the things you’d expect from a Caribbean island — sun, sea, sand, plus friendly locals, music, parties, and ample opportunities for relaxation in rich natural surroundings.
First-timers might be surprised at the rejuvenating powers, the easy-going character and idyllic scenery of an island they knew little about; returnees come back to take pleasure in the essential ingredients of a dream holiday.
www.meppublishers.com /online/discover   (360 words)

  
 Travel Forum - Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Port-of-Spain, population 49,000 (metro: 300,000) (2000), is the capital of Trinidad and Tobago.
The city is located on the Gulf of Paria, on the west coast of the island of Trinidad.
The city is primarily a retail and adminsitrative centre.
www.ttgforum.com /showthread.php?t=829   (606 words)

  
 Canadian High Commission in Trinidad & Tobago   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Canadian High Commission (CHC) in Port of Spain is the office that represents the Government of Canada in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago.
The CHC is responsible for all dealings of the Canadian government in Trinidad and Tobago (T&T).
These include political and economic relations between the two countries and the provision of a service to grant visas to people wishing to visit or immigrate to Canada.
www.dfait-maeci.gc.ca /trinidadtobago/menu-en.asp   (164 words)

  
 Welcome to the Judiciary of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
Judiciary of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago Annual Report 2003 - 2004
Copyright © 2002, The Judiciary of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago.
Hall of Justice, Knox Street, Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, W.I. webmaster@ttlawcourts.org
www.ttlawcourts.org   (93 words)

  
 Port Of Spain, Trinidad And Tobago from All Airports - Flight Comparison.co.uk
Port Of Spain, Trinidad And Tobago from All Airports - Flight Comparison.co.uk
for flights to Port Of Spain, Trinidad And Tobago from All Airports.
Listed below are Cheap Air Flights to Port Of Spain from All Airports in the UK, which we have found on the leading UK travel sites.
www.flightcomparison.co.uk /flightcomparison/flights/flyport_of_spainpos.htm   (584 words)

  
 Cheap hotels in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago: 4 star hotel deals
The island nation of Trinidad and Tobago, known colloquially as "TNT", consists of the two southernmost Caribbean islands, which are geologically an extension of the South American continent.
Hotels deals in Port of Spain are subject to availability.
More accommodation options in Port of Spain: Hotels in Port of Spain [1]
www.cheapaccommodation.com /Port-of-Spain/4-star-hotel   (214 words)

  
 UNDP in Trinidad and Tobago   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
UNDP established offices in Trinidad and Tobago in 1961 (first as the UN Technical Assistance Board), and the office as presently configured serves Trinidad and Tobago, Suriname, Aruba and Netherlands Antilles.
Over the years UNDP has partnered Government and the non-Governmental sector supporting development efforts of the country, both as the sole financier in the early years and in a cost sharing partnership in later years.
Despite the recent UN Oil-for-Food incident and attacks in the Trinidad and Tobago's press, UNDP's record around the world, and in Trinidad and Tobago, remains impressive, managing more than 5000 projects efficiently and transparently globally and employing thousand of experts, contractors and consultants globally.
www.undp.org.tt   (1863 words)

  
 Current local time in Port of Spain - Trinidad and Tobago
Port of Spain is the capital of Trinidad and Tobago
International country code: + 1 (Trinidad and Tobago)
Compare Port of Spain time to time in other time zones
www.timeanddate.com /worldclock/city.html?n=588   (224 words)

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