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Trinidad and Tobago

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  • 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...
  • Fiji Boasts Incentives and Irresistible Extras

    Fiji is far from unknown in Hollywood. Its tropical mix of palm trees, crystal blue waters, coral reefs and white sand beaches has been featured prominently in projects ranging from the 2000 Tom Hanks movie "Cast Away" to the 2007 season of CBS'...
  • 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...
  • JetBlue: Fort Lauderdale-Port of Spain, Trinidad new route starting May 1

    JetBlue Airways is spreading its wings to the island of steel pan music. The value carrier announced plans on Monday to start new daily nonstop service May 1 from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport to Port of Spain in Trinidad and Tobago....
  • Filipinos start over in city wiped out by typhoon

    Filipinos start over in city wiped out by typhoon
    TACLOBAN, Philippines — Rising from a sea of debris, the small, rickety shell of a new house already was beginning to take shape. Rolito Solayao worked swiftly Monday, using pieces of wood and nails scavenged from the wreckage of this coastal...
  • Trinidad and Tobago Offer Tax Rebates That Top Out at 50%

    The two small, photogenic Caribbean islands of Trinidad and Tobago offer a very competitive film rebate on a sliding scale: spend $100,000 to $499,999 and get a 12.5% rebate; spend $500,000 to $999,999 and get 15%; and spend $1 million to $3 million for a...
  • 'The Walking Dead' Showrunner Glen Mazzara Looks Past AMC Hit

    "The Walking Dead" is watched by more viewers than any other scripted program in cable television. Glen Mazzara was its showrunner. Some wouldn't expect that second sentence to be in the past tense, but it is. More than ever before, TV's top showrunners...
  • Boxer Hector 'Macho' Camacho dies days after being shot in head

    Hector “Macho” Camacho, a former three-division boxing champion who had 88 professional fights against a who’s who of legendary opponents stretching from Ray Mancini (whom he defeated in 1989) to Oscar De La Hoya (who beat him by...
  • Mervyn Dymally dies at 86; former lieutenant governor, congressman and legislator

    Mervyn Dymally dies at 86; former lieutenant governor, congressman and legislator
    Mervyn M. Dymally, the Trinidad-born former teacher whose ground-breaking if sometimes-controversial political career spanned more than four decades and included a stint as California's only black lieutenant governor, has died. He was 86. Dymally, who...
  • The Week Ahead: Biden goes south, classic cars go continental

    Monday-Friday, May 27-31 -- “Being Biden” is going on a road trip. U.S. Vice President Joe Biden’s eclectic blogsite will follow his sweep through Colombia, Trinidad and Tobago and Brazil this week as he carries out a mission to...