North-West Communities

Diego Martin

Diego Martin lies west of Port-of-Spain and includes the communities of Crystal Stream, Diamond Vale, and Patna Village.

Entertainment

Calypso: Calypsonian Growling Tiger was born in Diego Martin.

Steelband: The following is a listing of the steelbands that functioned in Diego Martin, broken down by type: traditional (pans supported around the neck); and conventional (pans supported mechanically).

STEELBAND TYPE LOCATION IN 2002 HISTORY
La Creole Pan Groove Traditional La Puerta Avenue  
Merrytones Conventional 1 Bagatelle Road  
Panatics Conventional Water Wheel, Church Street  
Plain Phonics Conventional Rich Plain Road  
West Stars Conventional 17 Parakeet Avenue, River Estate  

Sports

Cricket: Diego Martin is the birthplace of Learie Constantine who represented the West Indies in Test cricket.

Academic Institutions

SCHOOL LEVEL ADDRESS RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION HISTORY
Corpus Christi College Secondary   Roman Catholic  
Diamond Vale Government School Primary   Non-Denominational  
Diego Martin Boys' RC School Primary Carey Street Roman Catholic 430 Pupils in 2002
Diego Martin Girls' RC School Primary Church Street Roman Catholic 564 Pupils in 2002
Diego Martin Government Primary School Primary Green Hill Village Non-Denominational  
Diego Martin Government Secondary School Secondary Diamond Boulevard Non-Denominational  
Diego Martin Junior Secondary School Secondary Saint Lucien Road Non-Denominational  
Four Roads Government School   Union Road Non-Denominational  
St. Anthony's College Secondary 1 Morne Coco Road Roman Catholic Founded in September 1969

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