Trinidad marks 1990 coup attempt





Trinidad and Tobago is marking the 20th anniversary of one of the bloodiest and confused periods in its history.

On 27 July 1990, more than 100 members of an Islamist radical group, Jamaat-al-Muslimeen, stormed parliament.

Everyone inside, including the prime minister, was held hostage for several days, as violence and looting erupted in the capital.

Twenty years on, the government has announced an inquiry into what provoked the coup attempt....


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