Business View Caribbean | April 2021

91 BUSINESS VIEW CARIBBEAN APRIL 2021 F ounded in 1990, Tunapuna-Piarco is one of the nine regions of Trinidad and Tobago and the most populous region in the country by total population and the fifth-largest by total land area. It is also home to the country’s two highest mountain peaks, El Cerro del Aripo and El Tucuche. Geographically located in Northern Trinidad, Tunapuna–Piarco shares its borders with the regions of San Juan–Laventille to the west, Couva–Tabaquite–Talparo to the south, the Borough of Chaguanas to the south-west, Sangre Grande to the east and the Caribbean Sea to the north. The region also completely surrounds the Royal Chartered Borough of Arima in the south- eastern corner of the region. Dedicated to providing necessary infrastructure and services, the Tunapuna/Piarco Regional Corporation works in partnership with its communities (Arouca, Blanchisseuse, Curepe, St. Augustine, Trincity, Piarco, Maracas, St. Joseph, Lopinot, Five Rivers, Caura, Tacarigua, Bon Air, Macoya, Valsayn, St. Helena, Mausica, and Wallerfield) and stakeholders to institute programmes that will educate, empower, and uplift every burgess, leaving no one behind. The Corporation is committed to the eradication Tunapuna-Piar Regional Corporation VALUING LOCAL COMMUNITIES