ISIS – from Port of Spain to Manchester.

The Islamic State group who has claimed the lives of thousands in Syria and Iraq – and now 22 young people in Manchester – has also found a strong following in Trinidad and Tobago where over 100 of that country’s citizens have swapped carnival and calypso for a dessert battlefield.
Why has this group been able to gain such a large following there? And what does this say about what is going on inside Trinidad and Tobago?
Amandla Thomas-Johnson a journalist at the Middle East Eye who also worked for Channel 4 Dispatches and written for the Guardian will be showing ‘Caribbean to Caliphate’ a new Aljazeera documentary that he worked on to help tell us more.