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  Trinidad - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Trinidad remained in Spanish hands until 1797 (when it was ceded to the British), but it was largely settled by the French and their African Slaves.
Trinidad is also the home of such animals as the leopard-like ocelot, the manatee, caimans and the Scarlet Ibis (see List of birds of Trinidad and Tobago).
Trinidad is also an industrial island with a diversified economy, based to a large extent on oil and natural gas, industry and agriculture.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Trinidad   (627 words)

 Trinidad and Tobago - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Trinidad and Tobago, officially the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, is a country in the southern Caribbean Sea, situated 11 kilometres (7 mi) off the coast of Venezuela.
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.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Trinidad_and_Tobago   (2816 words)

 Trinidad and Tobago - MSN Encarta
Trinidad and Tobago, country comprising the southernmost of the islands in the Caribbean Sea.
The northern coast of the island is rocky and indented with sandy bays, the southern coast is steep, and the eastern coast is exposed to heavy surf.
Trinidad and Tobago lies south of the principal Caribbean hurricane path, and hurricanes are infrequent.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761561556/Trinidad_and_Tobago.html   (891 words)

 Felix Trinidad Info - Encyclopedia WikiWhat.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Trinidad's father, Felix Trinidad Sr is a former Puerto Rico Featherweight champion who once fought the legendary Salvador Sanchez, lasting 5 rounds in San Antonio, Texas.
This bout was for the ages and Trinidad had to rise from the canvas in round 4 after a sensational start that saw him drop the Mexican warrior twice in round one, but he prevailed by dropping Vargas again 3 times in round 12, the last knockdown after which the fight was stopped.
It was fought, however, two weeks later, on September 29, and Trinidad had to taste the sour taste of defeat this time, losing for the first time after bravely trying to overcome the strong and physically more mature Hopkins, who then became the undisputed world champion in the division.
www.wikiwhat.com /encyclopedia/f/fe/felix_trinidad.html   (721 words)

 Bolivia Web - Bolivia and Main Cities - Trinidad
The city of La Santísima Trinidad (the Most Holy Trinity) was founded in 1686 by Padre Cipriano Barace on the shores of the Mamoré river, 14 kilometers from its current location.
Trinidad is the capital city of the department of Beni.
Trinidad is not located at the bank of the river.
www.boliviaweb.com /cities/trinidad.htm   (299 words)

 Trinidad, Cuba : Introduction | Frommers.com
Tiny Trinidad, whose days of prosperity are preserved in aspic, is, quite simply, one of the finest colonial towns in all of the Americas.
Trinidad quickly grew and later prospered in princely fashion from the sugar-cane industry concentrated in the outlying Valle de los Ingenios.
Trinidad has very much been discovered, not only by those exploring the "real" interior Cuba, but also by package tourists in beach resorts who visit on organized day trips.
www.frommers.com /destinations/trinidadcuba/3192010001.html   (476 words)

 Trinidad Cuba | Trinidad travel information
Trinidad has five main squares and four churches date from the 18th and 19th centuries the whole city, cobbled streets and tiled roofs, is a national monument and since 1988 a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Trinidad Colonial past, unique architecture and magnificent location, between the mountains and Mexican Gulf, inspire tourist interest from around the world.
Hotel "Las Cuevas" is located in the city with magnificent view on old Trinidad and the sea.
www.netssa.com /trinidad.html   (537 words)

 Islands.com | Trinidad
Trinidad's Port of Spain, a thriving center of oil and gas operations, has never been a major tourist destination, except at Carnival time.
High in Trinidad's northern mountains, at the famed Asa Wright Nature Centre, the lush rainforest is filled with toucans, cuckoos, and hummingbirds.
Trinidad and Tobago have a new visitors’ guide, and it’s an improvement on what was already a fine guide.
www.islands.com /trinidad   (653 words)

 SAILjazz - Destination: Trinidad
Trinidad is the last port of call for Caribbean sailors.
A large, verdant island, Trinidad spans most of the latitude between the tenth and eleventh parallels and is the bookend of the Windward Island chain.
I first visited Trinidad in 1987 while delivering a 44-foot ketch back from Brazil and there was something mysterious and little daunting about the place, but I liked it.
www.sailjazz.com /editorial/articles/11/35   (1551 words)

With an enrollment of approximately 300 students and a staff of approximately 50 employees, the District serves a diverse population.
The district is composed of 1 elementary school (K-5), 1 middle school (6-8), and 1 high school (9-12) and an Alternative Campus in Kerens, Texas The District is located approximately 15 miles west of Athens and approximately 60 miles southeast of downtown Dallas.
All of the city of Trinidad and portions of Henderson county are included in the Trinidad ISD.
www.trinidadisd.com   (173 words)

 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 (2005 est.
Trinidad and Tobago: History - History Trinidad was visited by Christopher Columbus in 1498 but was not colonized because of the...
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0108046.html   (846 words)

 History of Trinidad & Tobago   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
It is not certain why Columbus named Trinidad after the Holy Trinity, some say it was because he had entrusted this voyage to the Holy Trinity, others say it was because he had made a promise to name the first land he say in honour of the Holy Trinity.
Trinidad was largely ignored until 1531 when an attempt was made to settle the island.
This was to be a familiar pattern for the next century as Trinidad became the base of choice for expeditions to El Dorado and a haven for smugglers and pirates.
www.tradewinds-co.com /ttpp/history.html   (1136 words)

 Trinidad Guide - The Definitive Trinidad and Tobago Vacation Guide
The Trinidad Guide is your comprehensive guide to the unspoiled beauty and fascinating culture of two of the Caribbean's most popular islands.
Trinidad and Tobago both have their own unique identities and many travelers find that a vacation just isn't complete without sampling the lifestyle on each island.
Restaurants in Trinidad and Tobago run the gamut from formal to casual, and their menu options are just as diverse.
trinidad-guide.info   (288 words)

 Trinidad - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Trinidad   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
It is also a commercial centre trading in rice, cotton, sugar cane, cattle, furs, and feathers.
Trinidad has an airport, and is linked by roads to Puerto Ballivián and to Cochabamba.
I've seen his top-sails with these eyes, off Trinidad, and the cowardly son of a rum-puncheon that I sailed with put back--put back, sir, into Port of Spain.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Trinidad   (207 words)

 Trinidadco.com's Local Forum - Sex change capital????
Most citizens do not realize that because Trinidad is along the main drug trafficing route from Mexico up through Albuqurque, NM and on to Denver, CO that alot of drugs do find their way into their community.
Trinidad is a place that should have open arms to the world and it never has.
Trinidad is a beutiful place and has many quality people in it but jobs are scarce and drugs are rampant.
www.trinidadco.com /forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=1073   (4288 words)

 Trinidad and Tobago Caribbean Child-trinidad history
In 1898, Trinidad was unified with Tobago to form a single colony.
During this period, Trinidad and Tobago was in the midst of an economic boom generated by high world oil prices.
Williams died on March 28, 1981 and was succeeded by George Chambers, who led the PNM to its biggest ever margin victory in the general elections later on that year.
berdina.tripod.com /trinihistory.htm   (581 words)

 ****Residence Trinidad : The luxury accommodation in Prague - Description of the Hotel
Residence Trinidad constitutes a newly reconstructed four-storey hotel with an elevator, situated in a peaceful corner of central Prague.
The building basement area houses a pleasant and stylishly appointed restaurant-cocktail bar, the Trinidad.
Should this service be required (it is to be noted in the reservation form) it is necessary to mention the arrival date, hour and the flight number.
www.trinidad.cz   (398 words)

Trinidad and Tobago are the southernmost islands of the Caribbean archipelago, and are geologically an extension of the South American continent.
Trinidad is separated from Venezuela by the seven (7) mile (11km) straits of the Gulf of Paria.
These were the boom years in Trinidad and Tobago and much of the country's infrastructure was developed during this period.
trinidad-uncovered.blogspot.com   (960 words)

 Trinidad & Tobago (From the 20th Century Onward)
Trinidad and Tobago are located in the western hemisphere and are the southern-most islands of the Caribbean.
Tobago lies 21 miles northeast of Trinidad and is 116 square-miles in area.
This website documents the cultural and sports history of Trinidad and Tobago as the country functioned from the 20th century onward.
bestoftrinidad.com   (227 words)

 Trinidad Colorado, A beautiful place to discover. Historic Trinidad Colorado Online Homepage.
Trinidad Colorado, Located on Interstate 25 just across the New Mexico border, Trinidad has easy access and is only a few hours from Denver, Colorado Springs, Santa Fe, and Taos.
Trinidad's public golf course, in a wooded setting overlooking the town, has views of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains and Fisher's Peak.Open since 1914, the golf course has 9 holes and 18 different tee boxes (par 72).
Three miles from town, Trinidad lake is a year-round fishing smorgasbord for rainbow and brown trout, crappie, largemouth bass, channel catfish, saugeye, walleye, wipers, and bluegill.
www.historictrinidad.com   (1063 words)

 Learn Spanish in Trinidad :: Spanish Course
Trinidad is suspended in a magical colonial timewarp.
You'd hardly know that the rest of the world was pushing impatiently into the 21st century when, standing in the Plaza Mayor, you realise you're completely surrounded by perfectly preserved churches and monuments dating from the 18th and 19th centuries.
The area has recently become the target of package holidays, but with 4km of soft, white sand and an excellent reef for snorkelling and diving, there's plenty of room and it's by no means as developed as the larger Cuban resorts of Varadero or Guardalavaca.
www.cactuslanguage.com /en/languages/spanish/cuba/trinidad.php?affiliate_id=66   (717 words)

For any yachts visiting Trinidad, you will have no trouble contacting Jesse since he is such an integral part of this community.
Trinidad is a great place to go on hikes.
We were rewarded by reaching a great water fall with a wonderfully refreshing pool to swim in at the base of the falls...
www.dakare.com /Movies/trinidad.htm   (474 words)

 Welcome to Trinidad & Tobago
In its early days, what is now a national festival was really a wild frenzy reserved for the masses – the upper classes chose not to participate, but rather to watch.
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.....
TDC wishes to advise that it has taken every reasonable precaution to ascertain that all properties (hotels, guesthouses and host homes) which are included in this booklet provide services in accordance with reputable practices.
www.visittnt.com   (277 words)

 The Caribs of Trinidad and Tobago: Caribbean Amerindian Centrelink
“Trinidad was physically and geographically part of prehispanic America, and was therefore part of all its process of population.
Tomorrow marks the 300th anniversary of an event in Trinidad's history about which little is recorded and few people know - a bloody uprising against colonialism by the country's original inhabitants and the cruel reprisal by the governing authorities.
Excerpt—“ Trinidad is roughly 10 km from Venezuela, and was the gateway for human migration from South America to the southern Caribbean.
www.centrelink.org /Trinidad_Tobago.html   (3300 words)

 BBC NEWS | Americas | Country profiles | Country profile: Trinidad and Tobago
Trinidad and Tobago is one of the wealthiest countries in the Caribbean, thanks to its large 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.
Sighted by the explorer Christopher Columbus in 1498, Trinidad was settled by the Spanish before being taken by Britain in 1797.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/americas/country_profiles/1209827.stm   (590 words)

 Technorati Tag: trinidad
Trinidad and Tobago’s Warriors are meeting Wales on Saturday in an international friendly World Cup warm-up match in the former Arnold Schwarzenegger...
Trinidad Hotel Rates Type your destination city and enter check-in dates to get rate information for select Trinidad hotels.
Bed and Breakfast Innkeepers of Colorado Colorado Bed and Breakfast Innkeepers - Trinidad, CO inns, lodging, accommodations and vacation rentals throughout the state of Colorado.
www.technorati.com /tags/trinidad   (602 words)

 Trinidad and Tobago Rugby Football Union
Trinidad and Tobago Rugby Union (TTRFU) officials believe that the involvement of the Prime Minister Patrick Manning in the discussions...
The Trinidad and Tobago male volleyballers have qualified for the Central American and Caribbean(CAC)Games which will be held in Colombia during the month of July.
Commercial reproduction, distribution or transmission of any part or parts of this website or any information contained therein by any means whatsoever without the prior written permission of the Union is not permitted.
www.ttrfu.com   (141 words)

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