Even as Caribbean authorities wrestle with the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, legislators have been scrambling to formulate appropriate responses to an accompanying growth in unlawful pyramid and Ponzi schemes marketed as financial solutions to the impact of restrictive pandemic measures. Listen to how this current epidemic of financial fraud is finding fertile ground in the region.
Venezuela’s General Election outcome of December 6th 2020 was as expected by many.
It is evident that Venezuela’s future truly is uncertain.
CIJN’s Investigative piece of November 3rd 2020 remains relevant and paints the bleak picture of the chaos inside a country that seems to be disintegrating
CIJN Looks at Venezuela through the eyes of the people who live there and have endured years of corruption and economic hardship.
When Asked to describe their quality of life, an overwhelming 82.5% of Venezuelans chose “Life is Chaos” with only 15% saying “Life is Normal” (15.2%)
With the dismantling of ISIS, Trinidad and Tobago faces the issue of its nationals at camps in Syria.
Their families want them to come home but what infrastructure must exist for their repatriation?
Multiple perspectives on the issue are shared in this podcast.
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.
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.
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.
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.