Trinidad and Tobago. According to
Countryaah, Arthur Robinson was elected
president in February and took office a month later. He was
the first president in the country elected to office. His
representative had all been appointed without any
Trinidad and Tobago - Port of Spain
Port of Spain
Port of Spain, the capital of Trinidad and Tobago, West Indies; 50,400
residents (2012), including suburbs 279,300 residents. Port of Spain, located on
the west coast of the island of Trinidad, is the country's dominant city and one
of the Caribbean's main port cities with shipyards as well as the food and
textile industry. The city is visited by many tourists and is known as the
birthplace of calypso and steel band music.
The Port of Spain was founded in the 1560s on the site of a former Indian
village. The city became the capital in 1962.