Caribbean

You are here

  • Share
  • Tweet
  • Email
  • Whatsapp
  • Linkedin
  • Rebuilding the Trinidad and Tobago Coast Guard

    Rebuilding the Trinidad and Tobago Coast Guard

    A scramble for assets between the years 2013 and 2015 culminated in the procurement of a fleet of vessels that have restored a degree of capability and viability to the TTCG.

    August 26, 2016

    The Spectre of ISIS: Trinidad’s Unfolding Jihadi Nightmare

    The Spectre of ISIS: Trinidad’s Unfolding Jihadi Nightmare

    While there have been no studies on the motivation of Trinidadian Muslims to travel to join ISIS fighters, it is possible that the idea of the Caliphate has fired the imagination of disaffected youth.

    August 08, 2016

    China’s Growing Influence in the Caribbean

    China’s Growing Influence in the Caribbean

    China’s push for influence among the Caribbean political elite has been replicated with an equally determined effort to court the military and the bureaucratic elite in the region, often deftly stepping in to take advantage of senseless overreactions on the part of the United States.

    August 03, 2016

    July 27, 1990: Trinidad’s day of infamy

    July 27, 1990: Trinidad’s day of infamy

    On July 27, 1990, Trinidad experienced its own day of infamy when the Jamaat-al-Muslimeen staged an armed insurrection and held hostage the then Prime Minister, most of his cabinet and several opposition MPs, plus the staff of the television and radio networks.

    July 26, 2016

    The Role of the Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force in Disaster Management

    A wealthy twin-island nation, Trinidad and Tobago has had few serious disasters to challenge its capacity to cope with such incidents. Although several plans for disaster management exist, these have remained largely th eoretical exercises. However, recent instances of devastating earthquakes in Haiti and Japan, with the accompanying tsunami in the latter, have prompted some steps towards an enhanced role for the Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force (TTDF) in disaster management.

    January 2012

    Pages

    Top