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The Republic of Trinidad and Tobago is a country located at the southern tip of the Caribbean. It borders the countries of Grenada and Venezuela. It was the first Caribbean country to host the Summit of the Americas. It shares maritime boundaries with other nations including Barbados to the northeast, Guyana to the southeast, and Venezuela to the south and west. A treaty between the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago and the Republic of Venezuela on the delimitation of marine and submarine areas, 18 April 1990. The country covers an area of 5,128 square kilometres (1,980 sq mi) and consists of two eponymous main islands, Trinidad and Tobago, and numerous smaller landforms. Trinidad is the larger and more populous of the main islands; Tobago is much smaller, comprising about 6% of the total area and 4% of the entire population which is estimated at 1.3 million (2005). The nation lies outside the hurricane belt.

Unlike most of the English-speaking Caribbean, Trinidad and Tobago's economy is primarily industrial with an emphasis on petroleum and petrochemicals. Trinidad and Tobago is known for its Carnival and was the birthplace of steelpan, calypso, soca, and limbo.

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' Eric Williams ' was educated at Queen's Royal College in Port of Spain.He won an island scholarship in 1932 which allowed him to attend St Catherine's Society, Oxford. He was ranked first in the First Class of Oxford students in 1935 and was graduating in History. On January 15, 1956 he established his own political party, the People's National Movement. At the Federation time, Williams famous speech declared that one from ten leaves nought. In 1961 the PNM had introduced the Representation of the People Bill. He was known as the Father of the Nation. Mr Williams made Trinidad and Tobago as an Independent Nation in 1962, was ceed from the United Kingdom and also the First Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago until his death in 1981.

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George McDonald was born in San Fernando, Trinidad in 16 August 1939. In public, people known George McDonald under the name of Trevor McDonald. Trevor McDonald is the first black news reader in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. In 1969 McDonald was employed by BBC Radio as a producer, based in London, when he came to Britain, but still broadcasting to the Caribbean. In 1973 he began his long association with ITV, first as a general reporter, later as a sports correspondent, but ultimately concentrating on international politics. In the 1980s he spent some time with Channel 4 News, but returned to ITN in 1989, presenting the early-evening news. Mr. McDonald was promoted as a sole presenter of the News at Ten in 1992 , he became one of the best known faces on British television screens. McDonald stayed with ITN when News at Ten was axed in 1999, moving to present the new ITV Evening News. News at Ten was briefly relaunched in 2001 and Mr. McDonald returned to presenting. He presented the ITV News at 10.30 following News at Ten's second axing. From 1999-2009, McDonald hosted ITV's flagship current affairs programme Tonight with Trevor McDonald. In June 2007, McDonald began hosting the new ITV television series News Knight with Sir Trevor McDonald. He was awarded with a BAFTA fellowship at the British Academy Television Awards 2011. In 1993, he was awarded an OBE in the Queen's honours list. He received a knighthood in 1999 for his services to journalism.

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Point Fortin also known as the Republic Borough. It home to 19,056 Residents. The town grew with the oil industry. The local called this town Point. It on the south-western tip of the island of Trinidad. Point Fortin is one of the cleanist Borough. This town is also known as the culture capital of the nation. Atlantic LNG based the liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant in the Republic Borough of Point Fortin.

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  • ...Arthur N.R. Robinson, the country's third President is the only person to have served as both Prime Minister and President of Trinidad and Tobago

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I do not see the need for me anymore. I'm through with it altogether.
Ellis Clarke, September 2010

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The Cuisine of Trinidad and Tobago is indicative of the blends of Indian, Amerindian, European, African, Creole, Chinese and Lebanese gastronomic influences. Many dishes are popular choices for the morning meal in Trinidad and Tobago. These dishes include: salt fish buljol, tomato choka, black pudding, fresh coconut bread, fried Accra, Tannia cakes, and boiled casava.


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