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1990: Before, During and After (2021)


''1990:before, during and after'' -- a four-part documentary series -- is an in-depth exploration of the 1990 coup attempt in Trinidad and Tobago.


For six days in July and August 1990, the people of Trinidad and Tobago watched in fear and disbelief as the single most deadly – and arguably the most shocking – event in the modern history of the country unfolded. During the attempted coup of 1990, members of the Jamaat Al Muslimeen, a local radical Islamic group, raided the Parliament, bombed the police headquarters, commandeered the national television station, TTT, and killed a number of people. To bring an end to the armed sieges, the Government signed an amnesty which, ultimately, meant that no members of the Jamaat Al Muslimeen ever went to jail for the crimes they committed.


Documentary Historical | Trinidad and Tobago

Language: English


Producers: Mariel Brown
Writers: Mariel Brown
Directors: Mariel Brown


Catherine Emmanuel - Research
Soraya Moolchan - Research
Mikayla Almandoz - Research