Trinidad and Tobago Introduction - 2002
SOURCE: 2002 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK
The islands came under British control in the 19th century; independence was granted in 1962. The country is one of the most prosperous in the Caribbean thanks largely to petroleum and natural gas production and processing. Tourism, mostly in Tobago, is targeted for expansion and is growing.
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