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Transport in Trinidad and Tobago

Trinidad and Tobago, a country that relies on industrialisation and tourism, has various transport systems. Trinidad is the larger island, with a business-oriented economy and the seat of the country's government and Piarco International Airport, the country's most major airport. A smaller number of international flights from fly directly to Tobago's Arthur Napoleon Raymond Robinson International Airport. There is a small airfield name Camden Airstrip in Couva, used for cropdusting planes. Public transport is provided by a bus service operated by government-owned Public Transport Service Corporation owned mini-buses and owned cars. Maxi-taxis and some cars carry passengers along fixed routes for a fixed fare, although cars are more expensive for similar routes carried by maxi-taxis because of their much smaller passenger capacities. Car taxis are not allowed to utilise the Priority Bus Route, as such maxi-taxis and buses are preferable for speedily entering and exiting the cities during rush hour.

In downtown Port of Spain on a street referred to as South Quay is the historic site of the Trinidad Government Rail building at. This former railway facility is now the current administrative and bus loading headquarters of the Public Transport Service Corporation; the compound houses the Maxi Taxi loading facility, located in its north- eastern quadrant. The Maxi Taxi loading facility is utilized by both route two or red banded Maxi Taxis and route three which are green banded; the red banded Maxi Taxis ply for hire from Port of Spain eastward to as far as the town of Sangre Grande. Green banded Maxi Taxis ply for hire from Port of Spain in a southern direction to either Chaguanas, considered central Trinidad or to the region of San Fernando located along the South- western coast of Trinidad; the entire PTSC compound located on South Quay Port of Spain is referred to as The Port of Spain Transit Centre. The name "City Gate" to which the facility is popularly referred cannot be of used by the PTSC of on any official documentation used to refer to this facility.

Other Maxi Taxis such as the Route one or yellow banded Maxis ply for hire from Port of Spain to West/ North- West Trinidad. This loading facility is located on #19- 21 South Quay in downtown Port of Spain two hundred meters West of the PTSC; this Route one facility caters to persons travelling to locations such as. In all other locations and for Port of Spain Intra-city transportation, taxi-stands are scattered at various streets of the town or region, after sunset some of these taxi-stands may change location, although this changed location is fixed. There has been a growth in popularity of American-style taxi-cabs that do not work along a fixed route and they can be booked for specific times for specific journeys. Ferries operate between Port of Scarborough. Cars can be kept in the cargo areas. Ferries run daily; the ferries are inexpensive, in spite of the minimum 2½–3 hour travel time between Port of Spain and Scarborough. The Water Taxi Service operates between the cities of Port of Spain and San Fernando at a peak rate of five sailings from San Fernando to Port of Spain per morning.

Each sailing carries 400 passengers. Travel time is 50 mins and the cost of the service is subsidized. There is a minimal agricultural railway system near San Fernando, but the Trinidad Government Railway, built while Trinidad and Tobago was a colony of the United Kingdom was scaled back until it was discontinued in 1968.. On April 11, 2008 the Trinitrain consortium announced it would plan and build 105 km two line Trinidad Rapid Railway, it was claimed. However the project was cancelled in September 2010. Total: 8,320 km paved: 8,320 km unpaved: 0 km Trinidad Island has a large and complex highway network that consists of three 6-lane freeways: Churchill–Roosevelt Highway, runs from Barataria to Wallerfield, extends for 45 km. Uriah Butler Highway, extends for 15.7 km. Beetham Highway that connects Barataria to Downtown Port of SpainOther Major Highways Solomon Hochoy Highway that connect Chaguanas to Debe and is being extended to Point Fortin Audrey Jeffers Highway that connects West Port of Spain to Cocorite Rienzi Kirton Highway that runs through San Fernando Diego Martin HighwayTobago Highways Claude Noel Highway that connects Canaan to ScarboroughMinor Highways San Fernando By-Pass that runs through San Fernando.

Wrightson Road that runs through Port of Spain. Rivulet Road that runs through Couva. South Trunk Road that runs from San Fernando to La Romaine. Pipelines: crude oil 1,032 km.

David Mintz (judge)

David Mintz is an Israeli judge who serves as a judge on the Supreme Court of Israel. Mintz was born in the United Kingdom to a Jewish family, emigrated to Israel with his family in 1970, he studied at the Midrashiyat Noam religious high school in Pardes Hanna-Karkur from 1974 to 1977. After graduating high school in 1977, he participated in the hesder program, which combines advanced religious studies with military service in the Israel Defense Forces, serving in the Armored Corps and studying at Yeshivat Har Etzion in Alon Shvut, he was discharged from active service in 1982 and began studying law at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in 1983 and graduated with an LLB in 1986. During his studies, he served as a research assistant to professors Eliav Sochetman and Berachyahu Lifschitz. In 1986, he clerked for Judge Yehuda Weiss, President of the Jerusalem District Court, at the Supreme Court. In 1987, he interned at a law firm in Jerusalem, studied for ordination as a rabbi at the Ariel Institute.

When he was a judge, Mintz completed graduate studies in law at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, earning an LLM in 2008 and a PhD in law in 2017. Mintz continued to serve as an officer in the military reserves, serving as a platoon commander, a deputy company commander, a company commander, he was due to become a battalion commander in 1996 but was unable to fulfill this role due to having been appointed a judge, but continued to serve as a reserve officer in his armored division until 2010. Mintz was admitted to the Israel Bar Association in 1987, began practiced law as an attorney from 1987 to 1998, first as an associate and as a partner in an independent law firm. In 1998, he was appointed a judge on the Jerusalem Magistrate's Court. In 2009, he was appointed registrar and acting judge at the Jerusalem District Court, he was appointed to be a judge on the Jerusalem District Court in 2011. He serves as a lecturer on insolvency law at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. In February 2017, he was selected to serve on the Supreme Court by the Judicial Selection Committee.

He assumed the position in June 2017. Mintz lives in an Israeli settlement in the West Bank, he is married to Varda and has five children

Andrew Thomas Kearney

Andrew Thomas Kearney was the founder of A. T. Kearney, one of the world's oldest management consulting firms. Andrew Thomas Kearney joined James O. McKinsey's firm 3 years after it was founded in 1926. Andrew Thomas Kearney was McKinsey's first head of its first office in Chicago. At the time, McKinsey & Company was one of the few firms that focused on management consulting for top level executives rather than specialized consulting in areas such as accounting or law. In 1937 James O. McKinsey died unexpectedly at the age of 48 due to pneumonia. While the company continued to operate as before, Andrew Thomas Kearney and the remaining partners disagreed over how to run the firm. In 1939, the company was split. Andrew Thomas Kearney continued to operate the Chicago office, renaming the firm McKinsey and Kearney. Marvin Bower, the head of the New York office, continued the practice in New York and retained the rights to the name McKinsey & Company in all areas other than the Midwest. In 1947, Bower purchased the exclusive rights to the name McKinsey & Company from Tom Kearney, who renamed his firm A.

T. Kearney & Associates. In 1961, Tom Kearney retired and James Phelan became the managing partner of the firm. Tom Kearney, died on January 11, 1962. According to Andrew Thomas Kearney: "Our success as consultants will depend upon the essential rightness of the advice we give and our capacity for convincing those in authority that it is good." Andrew Thomas Kearney at Find a Grave

Dead Inside (album)

Dead Inside is the eighth album by The Golden Palominos, released on October 8, 1996, by Restless Records. It was the group's final studio album until the release of A Good Country Mile sixteen years later. All lyrics are written by Nicole Blackman. MusiciansNicole Blackman – spoken word Knox Chandlerguitar, acoustic guitar Anton Fierdrums, production, art direction Bill Laswellbass guitar Nicky Skopelitis – guitar on "Ride"Production and additional personnelJohn Brown – art direction Greg Calbimastering Bruce Calder – recording Dan Gellert – mixing, recording Dead Inside at Discogs

Dave Burns

Dave Burns, is a Dutch-British football coach. He is fluent in English and Dutch, has basic knowledge of French and German. Burns had played semi-professional football in the Netherlands but an injury in 1982 forced him to quit, he decided to take up coaching instead. In 1983, Dave Burns completed his course for a UEFA ‘A’ coaching badge. In the Netherlands he worked the Royal Dutch Football Association's Youth Plan. Burns spent time coaching in Belgium, Jamaica and the USA, he came to the UK in 1996 after getting British citizenship and managed Cheltenham Town’s youth team for a while before moving to Bristol City’s youth team's goalkeeping coach. He spent a year as Southampton’s Academy goalkeeping coach. In January 2000, he was chosen as a FIFA International Coach with the support of the Asian Football Confederation and went to Pakistan to become part of their coaching staff alongside David Layton. During this time he worked on the FIFA Coach Education Future Program to develop Pakistani coaches, a lecturer in sport for the Pakistan Sports Board.

After disputes with the PFF board, he returned to England in March 2001. Burns worked freelance for Bath City as a sports psychologist for a year, he continued to coach around the world. In late 2007 the PPF began negotiations with him to return as head coach of Pakistan. However, the PFF could not meet his package. Since 2007, Dave has worked as an advisor to schools across Doncaster, he has been working at improving engagement in learning in many subjects, including History and Religious Education. David has phased out the teaching of "generic lessons" and has instead advised schools to follow DfE guidance on less resources, more talk. In an interview with TES, Burns remarked that his fondest memory in Doncaster was teaching a full lesson from a card sort, he added, "any parrot can sing a song, but can he play the piano?"

Boris Sheremetev

Count Boris Petrovich Sheremetev was a Russian diplomat and general field marshal during the Great Northern War. He became the first Russian count in 1706, his children included Natalia Sheremeteva. In his youth, Sheremetyev was a page to Tsar Alexis I before starting his military career. From 1671 he served at the imperial court. In 1681 he was a leader at Tambov, commanding the armies fighting the Crimean Khanate, from 1682 he was a boyar. From 1685 to 1687 he participated in negotiations and the conclusion of the "Eternal Peace of 1686" with Poland and the allied treaty with Austria. From the end of 1687 he commanded the armies in Belgorod defending Russia's southern border, participated in the Crimean campaigns. After Peter I gained power in 1689, he joined him as a fellow campaigner, he participated along with Mazepa in the war against Turkey during the 1690s. During the Azov campaigns in 1695–96 he commanded armies on the Dnieper River in actions against the Crimean Tatars. In 1697–99 he carried out diplomatic assignments in Poland, Austria and Malta.

In 1698, czar Peter sent a delegation to Malta under Sheremetyev to observe the training and abilities of the Knights of Malta and their fleet. Sheremetyev investigated the possibility of future joint ventures with the Knights, including action against the Turks and the possibility of a future Russian naval base. During the Great Northern War Sheremetev proved a cautious and sluggish military leader. For much of the war he served as the most senior officer in the Russian army. Sheremetev was cautious in his movements but proved more effective than the younger Prince Menshikov, the second-in-command, whose impulsiveness did not always lead to success. In 1700 he joined the Russian army in its attack on Narva at the outbreak of the Great Northern War, but King Charles XII of Sweden drove him back from his position in Estonia, he became commander of the Russian forces fighting the Swedish armies in the Baltic provinces. Colonel W. A. Schlippenbach defeated Sheremetev at Rauge in September 1701, but the Russians turned the tables on Schlippenbach at Erastfer in December 1701.

This victory won Sheremetev the title of field marshal, another Russian victory ensued at the battle of Hummelshof in July 1702. Sheremetev's army's attack on Marienburg led to Martha Skavronskaya coming to the tsar's court, where she became Empress Catherine I. Sheremetev took the Swedish Ingrian fortresses of Nöteborg and Nyenskans ) and the important Baltic cities Dorpat and Narva in 1704. In 1705 Peter I sent him to Astrakhan, where he forcefully and repressed the Cossack Astrakhan revolt of 1707-1708. In the course of the Great Northern War, Sheremetev clashed with the Swedish general Lewenhaupt, who beat him at Gemäuerthof in July 1705, Charles XII, who defeated him at Holowczyn. Sheremetev's revenge came at the Battle of Poltava in 1709, where he functioned as the senior Russian commander of the forces which soundly defeated the Swedish army. Armies under his command conquered Riga in 1710. Sheremetev led the main forces of the army against the Ottomans in the Prut campaign of 1710-1711.

Fighting against Turkey in 1711, he suffered encirclement at the Battle of Stănileşti on the Prut. In 1715 -- 17 Sheremetev commanded armies in Mecklenburg. Although sympathetic to Peter I's policy of Westernising Russia, Sheremetev never became close to the tsar, he died in 1719 in Moscow. Hughes, Lindsey. "Catherine I of Russia, Consort to Peter the Great". In Campbell Orr, Clarissa. Queenship in Europe 1660-1815: The Role of the Consort. Cambridge University Press. Pp. 131–154. ISBN 0-521-81422-7