Port-of-Spain


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Port of Spain

or Port-of-Spain  (pôrt′əv-spān′)
The capital of Trinidad and Tobago, on the northwest coast of Trinidad on an arm of the Atlantic Ocean. It is a commercial center and major port.
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n.
a seaport on NW Trinidad, in the SE West Indies: national capital of Trinidad and Tobago. 58,400.
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Noun1.Port-of-Spain - the capital and largest city of Trinidad and Tobago on the west coast of the island of Trinidad
Trinidad - an island in West Indies just off the northeastern coast of Venezuela
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Summary: Port-of-Spain [Trinidad and Tobago], Aug 14 (ANI): West Indies won the toss and elected to bat first in the last game of three-match ODI series against India here at the Queen's Park Oval.
Jayasuriya continued his domination against Bangladesh when the left-handed opener bludgeoned an 87-ball 109, featuring seven sixes and as many fours, during the group fixture of the 2007 World Cup at the Queen's Park Oval in Port-of-Spain.
Sachin Tendulkar (left) will be in Port-of-Spain today for the opening of the Brian Lara Stadium - where two cricket legends will lead their respective XIs.
PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Shawwal 9, 1436, Jul 25, 2015, SPA --Authorities in Trinidad say a police officer and an inmate have been killed following a violent prison breakout in the island's capital.
Trinidad & Tobago will minimize impacts from insufficient, urban drainage infrastructure in Port-of-Spain through a US$120 million loan from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), reports the Trinidad Guardian (Dec.
CRICKET: Off-spinner Sulieman Benn took five wickets as West Indies relied on their slow bowlers to eventually dismiss South Africa just before stumps on the second day of the first Test at Port-of-Spain.
An American Airlines Boeing 757 was forced to return to Trinidad shortly after take off on 15 August and make an emergency landing back in Port-of-Spain.
No players or officials were hurt in the incident at the Hilton, Port-of-Spain, although three members of hotel staff were taken to hospital.
No representatives of either teamwere hurt in the incident at the Hilton, Port-of-Spain, although three members of hotel staff were taken to hospital.
No injuries or damage was reported after the tremor at 9.08am, (2.08pm BST) which swayed buildings in the Trinidadian capital, Port-of-Spain, and forced schools to be evacuated.
BRIAN Lara fell just four runs short of his eighth Test double century as the West Indies were bowled out for 347 in the second Test at Port-of-Spain. In reply, South African openers Graeme Smith and AB de Villiers successfully negotiated a tricky three-over spell to go in at lunch at 10 without the loss of any wickets.