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  • Trinidad and Tobago

    Trinidad and Tobago The beaches here give me a sense of what heaven would be like. As I walk in the pure white sand‚ I compare it to the white clouds of heaven. While looking out into the water‚ I cannot tell the where the Caribbean Sea begins and the clear blue sky ends. Continuing to walk along the beach I come across two tall palm trees that grow over each other‚ creating an arch; that is my gate to heaven. The ebb and flow of the small waves creates a soothing rhythm as I continue to walk

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  • Trinidad & Tobago

    HOW TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO WAS GOVERNED BEFORE INDEPENDENCE Our Nation’s Attainment of Independence in 1962 marked the end of colonial rule that had started during the 16th century under the aegis of Spain and had continued when the British captured Trinidad. In the meantime‚ Tobago had its own uneven political history‚ changing hands from one European power to another whilst having its own bicameral elective legislature from as early as 1768. As Crown Colony governance became tighter from the mid-19th

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  • The Culture of Trinidad and Tobago

    The Culture Of Trinidad And Tobago Course: Basic Nutrition Due Date: February 10‚ 2014 Trinidad and Tobago was named by Christopher Columbus on his third voyage to the New World on July 31‚ 1498. Today the population is approximately 1.337 million people. These islands are the two southernmost islands in the

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  • History of Trinidad and Tobago

    TRINIDAD BECOMES A BRITISH COLONY Spain‚ Britain and France always fought over colonies. These countries were always at war because they wanted to expand their empire‚ this ultimately resulted in them gaining more power. The British conquered Trinidad and took over the island by the year 1979. The British had control of T&T for 165 years. The country eventually gained independence in 1962. When T&T became independent we were no longer under British control. However‚ we became part of the

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  • Trinidad and Tobago and Member States

    independent from Britain as a single state. This Federation consisted of ten (10) territories which were: Antigua and Barbuda‚ Dominica‚ Barbados‚ Montserrat‚ Jamaica‚ Grenada‚ Saint Lucia‚ Saint Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla‚ Saint Vincent and lastly Trinidad and Tobago. The total population of the West Indies Federation was between three (3) and four (4) million people‚ and contained around twenty-four (24) inhabited islands with the largest being Jamaica. The Federal Parliament was bi-cameral consisting of

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  • Sustainable Tourism in Trinidad and Tobago

    how I love up dis country. Sweet‚ sweet T&T! No place in dis world I’d rather be.” In the words of the world renown calypsonian‚ David Rudder‚ Trinidad and Tobago is the best place to be‚ in the world. To us ‘trinis’ this statement speaks no more than the truth‚ but the challenge becomes to convince those abroad as well. Trinidad and Tobago has always been largely self sufficient in terms of its economic wealth‚ due to their rich deposits of oil and natural gas. Although this has not changed

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  • GMM Trinidad and Tobago Pestel

    Trinidad and Tobago The Republic of Trinidad and Tobago occupies the southern part of the Caribbean and consists of two islands: Trinidad and Tobago. The country has a population of around 1.3 million. During the 15th century the islands have been a Spanish colony. During the same century Tobago has been formed of not only Spanish‚ but British‚ Dutch and French colonies as well. Since 1962 the country is independent and became a republic fourteen years later in 1976. The republic is sharing its

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  • Sociology - Crime in Trinidad and Tobago

    In Trinidad and Tobago‚ crime has always been a major topic of public and political debate. It is often seen as a sign of underlying problems in society which is related to inequality‚ social deprivation‚ social class‚ gender and age. Although Durkheim (1938‚ first published in 1895) argued that crime is an inevitable and normal aspect of life‚ people continue to perceive the Caribbean as a place that is growing increasingly dangerous‚ and these fears can have devastating consequences

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  • Juenile Delinquency in Trinidad and Tobago

    Introduction A. Rationale B. Definition 11 Biblical Perspectives of Juvenile Delinquency in Trinidad and Tobago. A. Old Testament B. New Testament 111 Sociological Perspectives of Juvenile Delinquency in Trinidad and Tobago. A. Causes of Juvenile Delinquency in Trinidad and Tobago. 1. Absent Fathers 2. Abuse 3. Peer Pressure B. Effects of Juvenile Delinquency in Trinidad and Tobago. 1. Gang wars. 2. Crime 3. School Drop Out 4. Drug and Alcohol Abuse C. Solutions

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  • What is carnival in Trinidad and Tobago

    WHAT IS CANIVAL ?‚ ITS ORIGINS AND HISTORY The Trinidad and Tobago Carnival is an annual event held on the Monday and Tuesday before Ash Wednesday in Trinidad and Tobago. The event is well known for participants’ colourful costumes and exuberant celebrations. Carnival is the most significant event on the islands’ cultural and tourism calendar‚ with numerous cultural events running in the lead up to the street parade on Carnival Monday and Tuesday. It is said that if the islanders are not celebrating

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