There was a whaling Station at Point Baleine in the northwestern point of Gaspar Grande island.
Chaguaramas then became a united states naval base and came into full operation in 1943. the importance of Chaguaramas to the world war II effort was even greater increased with the construction in 1966 of one of the eight Omega navigation systems in the world
Chaguaramas Slave Revolt
On April 22, 1960 the Governing party organized a rally. It began with speeches at Woodford Square. The choice of speakers - CLR James, Lennox Pierre, Janet Jagan, all known socialist - was a clear signal to the US.
The Incident that shook the Northwestern Peninsula