South-East Communities

Mayaro

Mayaro lies east of Rio Claro and can be accessed by the Naparima-Mayaro Road which has many guest homes and hotels along the way. Visitors to the area can enjoy the waters of the palm-fringed Mayaro Beach, Trinidad's longest beach. Some of the communities of Mayaro are Grand Lagoon Village and St. Ann's Village.

Entertainment

Mayaro is the birthplace of Trinidad & Tobago's most successful international actor Edric Connor.

Calypso: Calypsonian Gypsy was born in Mayaro.

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

STEELBAND TYPE LOCATION IN 2002 HISTORY
Cadenza Conventional Pierreville  
Ozone Conventional Ortoire Village  

Academic Institutions

SCHOOL LEVEL ADDRESS RELIGIOUS AFFILIATION HISTORY
Mayaro Composite School Secondary   Non-Denominational  
Mayaro (St. Thomas) RC School Primary Church Road Roman Catholic 414 Pupils in 2002
Ortoire RC School Primary Manzanilla Road Roman Catholic 233 Pupils in 2002

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