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Trinidad and Tobago:
Military & Transnational Issues

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Military branches
Definition
Trinidad and Tobago Defense Force (TTDF): Trinidad and Tobago Regiment, Coast Guard, Air Guard (2008)
Military service age and obligation
Definition
18 years of age for voluntary military service (16 years of age with parental consent); no conscription (2008)
Manpower available for military service
Definition
males age 16-49: 301,561
females age 16-49: 264,225 (2008 est.)
Manpower fit for military service
Definition - World rank and map
males age 16-49: 215,310
females age 16-49: 180,526 (2008 est.)
Military expenditures - percent of GDP
Definition - World rank and map
0.3% (2006)
Disputes - international
Definition
in April 2006, the Permanent Court of Arbitration issued a decision that delimited a maritime boundary with Trinidad and Tobago and compelled Barbados to enter a fishing agreement that limited Barbadian fishermen's catches of flying fish in Trinidad and Tobago's exclusive economic zone; in 2005, Barbados and Trinidad and Tobago agreed to compulsory international arbitration under UNCLOS challenging whether the northern limit of Trinidad and Tobago's and Venezuela's maritime boundary extends into Barbadian waters; Guyana has also expressed its intention to include itself in the arbitration as the Trinidad and Tobago-Venezuela maritime boundary may extend into its waters as well
Illicit drugs
Definition
transshipment point for South American drugs destined for the US and Europe; producer of cannabis


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