Terror in the Caribbean: Phantom or Fact?

Terror in the Caribbean: Phantom or Fact?

By CIJN News
This series explores the issues that surround the radicalization phenomena, the facts and the Stories; as well as the strategies for countering violent extremism in a small island nation. This podcast series seeks to lift the veil on what has remained hidden till now and how T&T is dealing with the issue of returnees.
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Returnees
Trinidad and Tobago is now faced with the issue of returnees. How will they deal with this? What about women and children
12:27
December 30, 2019
Countering Violent Extremism in a small island nation
In many countries across the globe, CVE programmes have developed to fight radicalization. There is the constant threat that other terrorist groups will take root and they will be more successful than their predecessors. This is a review of some of the CVE projects implemented in Trinidad and Tobago.
23:30
December 23, 2019
Cases of Radicalization
While Trinidad and Tobago holds the record as highest GDP for ISIS recruitment in the Western hemisphere, other Caribbean countries have not gone unscathed. In this episode, we review some of the faces of ISIS and other radical groups.
14:13
December 16, 2019
The Lure of ISIS – a T&T perspective
Over the past few years, experts and civil society have been able to identify the push and pull factors of ISIS.  We explore the lure of ISIS in this episode.
35:17
December 9, 2019
Islam in Trinidad and views on Radicalization
In this episode we speak with senior members of the Islamic community about their views on radicalization and what it is like to be Muslim in Trinidad and Tobago.
20:25
December 2, 2019
Poster Boy for ISIS – Shane Crawford
He became a poster boy for ISIS and influenced several others to join the caliphate. In this episode we tell Shane Crawford’s story.
18:47
December 2, 2019
The 1990 Coup in Trinidad & Tobago (T&T)
Radicalization first rear its head in Trinidad and Tobago when the first Islamic militant coup in the Western world was staged in 1990.  Years later, recruitment members for ISIS sprung out of this movement. We recap 1990.
22:40
December 2, 2019
Trailer - Terror in the Caribbean: Phantom or Fact?
The twin island republic of Trinidad and Tobago is globally known for its steelpan, calypso and carnival. But it gained another accolade – the infamy of being the number one recruitment ground for ISIS in the Western Hemisphere based on per capita data. It is estimated that over 200 T&T nationals joined the caliphate. This series explores the issues that surround the radicalization phenomena, the facts and the Stories; as well as the strategies for countering violent extremism in a small island nation. This podcast series seeks to lift the veil on what has remained hidden till now and how T&T is dealing with the issue of returnees.
00:51
November 29, 2019