All about Terrorism

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By Edition On Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018
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Trinidad and Tobago to expand monitoring of returning ISIS fighters

PORT OF SPAIN - Attorney General Faris Al-Rawi said amendments to legislation dealing with terrorism are expected to presented when the Trinidad and Tobago Parliament sits this week. He said the amendments would More...

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By Edition On Saturday, July 29th, 2017
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Suriname police arrest country’s first terrorism suspects

PARAMARIBO - Authorities in Suriname are tight-lipped on the country’s first ever arrests of persons believed to be involved in terrorist activities. Since Sunday, five people who are said to be Muslims have been More...

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By Edition On Monday, July 24th, 2017
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Trinidad reportedly has western hemisphere’s highest per capita rate of ISIS recruitment

According to the State Department, the Trinidad and Tobago government reported in 2015 that more than 100 Trinidadian nationals had travelled to Syria and Iraq. WASHINGTON DC - The United States says Trinidad and More...

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By Edition On Thursday, May 11th, 2017
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CAP Aviation Security Conference explores terrorism and its economic impact

AVSEC speaker-Ralph Blanchard WILLEMSTAD – The 4th annual Curaçao Airport Partners Aviation Security Conference (AVSEC Conference) takes place on May 18, with presentations that focus mainly on the threat of More...

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By Edition On Monday, April 3rd, 2017
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Trinidad court freezes assets of international terrorist

The high court granted the order against Shane Crawford after an application filed by attorney general Faris al-Rawi. PORT OF SPAIN – The assets of Trinidadian-born ISIS fighter Shane Crawford have been frozen More...

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By Edition On Thursday, February 23rd, 2017
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Trump worried about Trinidad and Tobago’s ISIS links

WASHINGTON – United States officials are reportedly concerned that Trinidad and Tobago nationals who have joined ISIS could return and pose a threat to US interests. Following President Donald Trump’s call to More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, February 1st, 2017
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Trinidad’s National Security Minister admits there are more than 100 Trinis linked to terrorist activity overseas

National Security Minister Edmund Dillon PORT OF SPAIN – Some 128 Trinidadians have been linked to terrorist activities in other countries, but Trinidad and Tobago is no terrorist state, National Security Minister More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, December 14th, 2016
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Trinidadian ISIS soldier admits to local killings, urges Muslims to wage Jihad in homeland

PORT OF SPAIN – It’s no secret that several Trinidadian Muslims have left the country to join Islamic group ISIS. But in a candid interview, one of them, a sniper in the organization, admitted to killings in More...

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By Edition On Monday, October 17th, 2016
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Five Trinidadians held in Venezuela on terrorism charges set free

PORT OF SPAIN - Five Trinidad and Tobago men who have been detained in Venezuela since 2014 on terrorism charges are being released and sent home on the basis of time served in custody, national security minister More...

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By Edition On Monday, October 3rd, 2016
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Colombia referendum: Voters reject Farc peace deal

BOGOTA - Voters in Colombia have rejected a landmark peace deal with Farc rebels in a shock referendum result, with 50.2% voting against it. The deal was signed last week by President Juan Manuel Santos and Farc More...