North-West Communities

San Juan

San Juan's most famous location is the Croisee (Kway-Zay), the intersection of the Eastern Main Road and the roads leading north to Santa Cruz and south to El Socorro. Aranguez, Febeau Village, Maitagual Village are some of the communities of San Juan.

Entertainment

Cinema: In 2002, San Juan had one operating cinema: Presidente on Main Road.

Calypso: Calypsonian Kizzy Ruiz was born in San Juan.

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

STEELBAND TYPE LOCATION IN 2002 HISTORY
Chord Masters Traditional Laventille Road, Febeau Village  
Earl Brooks and Friends Conventional    
Pamberi Conventional Santa Cruz Old Road  
Pan Knights Conventional Miguel Road  
Redemption Pan Groove Conventional 16 Ryan Extension Road  
San Juan All Stars Traditional 20 Saddle Road  
San Juan East Side Symphony Traditional Eastern Main Road  

Sports

Cricket: Charran Singh was born in San Juan and went on to represent the West Indies in Test Cricket.

Soccer: San Juan's most popular soccer team was the San Juan Jabloteh which competed in the Professional Football League and produced players such as Richard Chinapoo who went on to represent the National team.

Academic Institutions

SCHOOL LEVEL ADDRESS RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION HISTORY
Aranguez Junior Secondary School Secondary   Non-Denominational  
San Juan Boys' RC School Primary Cemetery Street Roman Catholic 350 Pupils in 2002
San Juan CM School Primary Defunct Presbyterian Operated from the corner of Saddle and Mission Roads and later changed its name to the San Juan Presbyterian School.
San Juan Girls' RC School Primary San Juan Street Roman Catholic 430 Pupils in 2002
San Juan Presbyterian School Primary   Presbyterian Formerly known as San Juan CM School.
San Juan Senior Comprehensive Secondary Moreau Road Non-Denominational Opened in 1962

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