Around Trinidad and Tobago
|Life & Development in Point Fortin|
We are featuring Marlon Richardson, in recognition of Point Fortin's Silver Jubilee Borough Day Celebrations - April 22nd to May 9th 2005. Marlon Richardson, the deputy mayor of Point Fortin, took time from his schedule to share his experiences in Point Fortin.
|Blanchisseuse must not be forgotten|
Mr. Owen Charles is a seventy-two year old elder who was born and raised in Blanchisseuse. He is now the chairman of the North Coast Regional General County Council. He voices his concerns about the possible destruction of the history, and the promising future of elders and young people
|Fondes Amandes Community Reforestation Project|
The Fondes Amandes Community Re-Forestation Project is focused largely on environmental issues, but also on the social issues which are interconnected with environmental degradation. The underlying objective of the Project is the development of the community ...
|Straker Village Laventille: |
A lesson in Caribbean Integration
Mr Nathaniel Straker was born on the island of St Vincent in 1907 and migrated to Trinidad where he lived for most of his adult life. A village, west of Fort Picton in the hills of Laventille, is named after him because of the contribution that he made
|Trinidad Pitch Lake - La Brea|
In Trinidad, some 55 miles from the capital city Port of Spain, is the village of La Brea, which means 'tar of pitch' in Spanish. La Brea is famous for its pitch lake, which is the largest in the world. Local residents refer to this treasure as the Eighth Wonder of the World.