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South America, Central America and the Caribbean: Trinidad and Tobago

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An independent republic in the Caribbean, occupying the two southernmost islands of the Lesser Antilles: became a British colony in 1888 and gained independence in 1962; became a republic in 1976; a member of the Commonwealth.

Trinidad Carnival

Home to the most elaborate Carnival celebration in the Caribbean, Trinidad is the birth place fo the steelpan and a hub for calypso and soca.

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