Tuesday 25 September, 2018

Watch: 10 things you probably didn't know about Trinidad & Tobago

Janelle Commissiong made history in 1977, not only becoming the first Miss Trinidad and Tobago Universe but also the first person of African ethnicity to win the competition.

Janelle Commissiong made history in 1977, not only becoming the first Miss Trinidad and Tobago Universe but also the first person of African ethnicity to win the competition.

We're about to celebrate 56 years of independence and there's so much to be proud of. 

With a multitude of cultural and historical influences and accomplishments throughout the years, there is so much that has contributed to Trinidad and Tobago (and its people) being one of the most unique in the Caribbean. 

As we gear up to celebrate Independence Day, let's take a look at some interesting facts about our twin island that you may not know. What other fun facts do you know about Trinidad and Tobago? Let us know in the comments! 

Happy Independence Day! 

 

 

Editor's Note: It was erroneously stated that Janelle Commissiong was crowned in 1997 when she was in fact, crowned in 1977. Loop apologises for the verbal mix up of dates. 

 

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