Parlatuvier Bay, a popular tourist destination in Tobago. Trinidad and Tobago is an archipelagic state in the southern Caribbean, lying just off the coast of northeastern Venezuela and south of Grenada in the Lesser Antilles. The country covers an area 5,128 sq km and consists of two main islands, Trinidad and Tobago, and numerous smaller landforms. Trinidad is the larger and more populous of the main islands, comprising about 94% of the total area and 96% of the total population of the…
Trinidad and Tobago is a twin-island nation that is rich in culture and diversified by Amerindian, African, Caribbean, Chinese, European, and Indian populations. While boasting the traditional, natural beauty of a Caribbean destination, it is hard not to notice how much influence these cultures have had on society. Our list of the top 5 attractions in Trinidad and Tobago incorporates a variety of sites, including nature must-sees and historical landmarks.
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Trinidad and Tobago’s population is apparently still reeling in fear from the recent announcement by Finance Minister Colm Imbert that “approximately 400,000 households in Trinidad and Tobago are expected to begin paying property taxes this year”. These concerns about the property tax may also be partially attributable to the fact that property taxes are administered by the government and not the local governments. They also raise questions about the current structure of local government.
When Trinidad was explored by Columbus in 1498, it was inhabited by the Arawaks; Carib Indians inhabited Tobago. Trinidad remained in Spanish possession, despite raids by other European nations, until it was ceded to Britain in 1802. Tobago passed between Britain and France several times, but it was ultimately given to Britain in 1814. Slavery was abolished in 1834. Between 1845 and 1917, thousands of indentured workers were brought from India to work on sugarcane plantations…
Trinidad and Tobago! The most southern islands in the Caribbean, located a mere seven miles off Venezuela's north eastern coast. The capital is Port of SPain in "Trinidad" and Scarborough in "Tobago." The.population stands at 1, 297, 944. with people of African and Indian descent comprising the majority and the mixed races, European, Chinese and Middle Eastern ancestry making up the rest. A Callaloo as we say in Trini.
Port of Spain, also written as Port-of-Spain, is the capital of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago and the country's third-largest municipality, after San Fernando and Chaguanas. The city has a municipal population of 49,031, a metropolitan population of 128,026 and a transient daily population of 250,000. It is located on the Gulf of Paria, on the northwest coast of the island of Trinidad and is part of a larger conurbation stretching from Chaguaramas in the west to Arima i