CATHEDRAL OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION, MARINE SQUARE, PORT OF SPAIN CIRCA 1907 (note the foliage surrounding the building which was planted in the 1890s and has now been removed) In 1784, the capital of Spanish Trinidad officially was transferred from San Jose de Oruna (St. Joseph) to Puerta de los Hispanoles (Port of Spain). Since the population was almost entirely Roman Catholic, a small wooden chapel was erected on a piece of land now known as Columbus Square
Natural Phenomenon in Mayaro, Trinidad. Happens once every decade! The nearby river Ortoire is populated by bioluminescent plankton and glows once stressed. It spills into the coast of Mayaro and turns the beach's shore into this! Most amazing part is that this has been occurring for over 80years and the locals have kept it a secret in order to protect it! Miracles on earth....Beautiful twin islands of Trinidad&Tobago.
Michel-Jean Cazabon is regarded as the first great Trinidadian painter and is Trinidad's first internationally known artist. He was born of French parentage in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad on September 20, 1813 on Corynth Estate, North Naparima, on the outskirts of San Fernando. . He was the youngest of 4 children. His parents, owners of a sugar plantation, were "free coloured" immigrants from Martinique, who came to Trinidad following the Cedula of population of 1783.
On May 6, St. Lucia celebrated Indian Arrival Day. Indians came to the Caribbean as indentured laborers throughout the nineteenth century to work in colonial territories such as Guyana (1838), Jamaica (1845), Trinidad (1845), Martinique (1853), French Guiana (1854) Guadeloupe (1854), Grenada (1857), St. Lucia (1859 ), St. Vincent (1861), St. Kitts (1861), St. Croix (1863), Suriname (1873), and Nevis (1874). Saint Lucia has a sizeable population who are descendants of these indentured…
The Turquoise Tanager (Tangara mexicana) is a medium-sized passerine bird. This tanager is a resident bird from Trinidad, Colombia and Venezuela south to Bolivia and much of Brazil (despite its scientific name, it is not found in Mexico). It is restricted to areas with humid forest, with its primary distribution being the Amazon, while a disjunct population occurs in the Atlantic Forest of eastern Brazil.
South America - Countries - PowerPoint - Brazil - Chile - Argentina - Ecuador
South America - Political map - Countries - PowerPoint presentation - Geography The zip file contains: 2 products - PowerPoint presentation (18 slides)- PDF - 18 cards (Countries ; Area; Population) - Argentina- Bolivia- Brazil- Chile- Colombia- Ecuador- Falkland Islands - French Guiana- Guyana- Paraguay- Peru- South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands- Suriname- Trinidad and Tobago- Uruguay- VenezuelaI've given you 4 slides to look at in the Download Preview take a look…