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Trinidad and Tobago

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Top Trinidad and Tobago Articles

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  • Vin Diesel's One Race Org Gives Dominican Film Industry a Boost

    Eight years ago, Vin Diesel's quest to make "Hannibal" opened the door to another passion. Searching the world for a place where he could film live elephants, Diesel flew to the Dominican Republic to scout locations. While Diesel was there, then-president...
  • A 99th birthday at the 99 Cents Only Store

    A 99th birthday at the 99 Cents Only Store
    Emelia De-Four, who is 99, grew up poor in Trinidad and Tobago. She was one of 16 children and got only three years of schooling. She had 11 children of her own and she raised them with few creature comforts. She sewed clothes for them out of flour...
  • Caribbean Film Festivals Launch Regional Market

    The Caribbean's tourism industry is second to none, but what about its film industry? Several fests have banded to develop the regional biz and to bring international attention to local filmmakers. Under the agreement, spearheaded by the Trinidad &...
  • Florida Cruise Guide: Celebrity Cruises Constellation ship itinerary

    This itinerary was last updated Feb. 2, 2010. For more information about Celebrity Constellation cruises click here. 14-Night Exotic Southern Caribbean Cruise 2010 Departure Date: Feb. 14 Cruise Ports: Miami, FL; Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas; St....
  • Eat globally, buy locally

    Eat globally, buy locally
    This is the year of quinoa, by decree of the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations. The ancient grain is prominent in the cookery of many Central and South American countries. Every time a new ethnic-cooking ingredient comes on the...
  • Gourmet and specialty markets

    Gourmet stores and specialty markets stock hard-to-find ingredients, including ethnic goods. Abu Maher International Grocery: 6148 Hanging Moss Road, Orlando; 407-677-8000 (Mediterranean, Mid-Eastern, Turkish, Persian, Indo-Pak and Asian groceries,...
  • Local beauty Renee Bhagwandeen dishes about "America's Next Top Model"

    Local beauty Renee Bhagwandeen dishes about "America's Next Top Model"
    Lauderdale Lakes’ Renee Bhagwandeen wasn’t thinking about auditioning for “America’s Next Top Model” or meeting Tyra Banks. “I was sick,” says the 24-year-old model, who was born in Trinidad-Tobago. “I...
  • Hawaii Battles for Film Production With Incentives

    "Godzilla" paid a visit to Hawaii's Waikiki Beach on the island of Oahu in early July, strewing thousands of cubic yards of debris across the sand, from large chunks of cement and bricks (carved from foam) to sinks and bathroom fixtures. Less than 30...
  • Three Far-Flung French Islands Offer Rebates, Resources

    GUADELOUPE Boasting scenic volcanoes, over 500 waterfalls, 64 churches and postcard-worthy beaches -- not to mention a gritty industrial zone -- Guadeloupe is quickly becoming the most popular shooting location in the French Caribbean. As an overseas...
  • Foreign tourist office phone numbers and websites

    For tourist information about foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. Several no longer list phone numbers, so information is available only through their websites. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at...
  • The Caribbean Targets a New Kind of Tourist: Film, TV Productions

    The Caribbean is targeting a new kind of tourist -- film and TV productions. At least nine film commissioners from key Caribbean nations, including Jamaica, Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic and Trinidad and Tobago, are teaming up to create an...