News and Commentaries from Various News Sources in T&T
FIFA suspends TTFA Posted: Friday, September 25, 2020
FIFA suspends TTFA This suspension will only be lifted when the TTFA fully complies with its obligations as a member of FIFA, including recognising the legitimacy of the appointed normalisation committee and bringing its own statutes into line with the FIFA Statutes.
Cudjoe slams 'selfish' Utd TTFA for FIFA suspension On Thursday evening, Cudjoe said, “I am not surprised because FIFA would have already stated its position quite early. I was trying to avoid this situation. I remembered calling a meeting in August with all the football (bodies). I think FIFA has been fair and reasonable in its dealings by giving them a deadline (of September 16) and then going the extra mile of giving them an extension (of September 23)."
99 more covid19-positive cases reported The Ministry of Health reported 99 covid19-positive cases on Thursday, bringing the total number of active cases to 2,121, while the number of deaths remained at 67.
Griffith slams critics of DSS raid Police Commissioner Gary Griffith has asked those challenging his officers' decision to raid and seize funds from the Drugs Sou Sou in La Horquetta on Tuesday, whether they feel any shame.
Sou sou saviour Soy Sou, partner (Jamaica)or paluwagan (Philippines) has been a help to the poor who find themselves shut out of the traditional financial institutions.
Cops in 2nd raid on DSS head's home heckled As police descended on the La Horquetta home of the leader of the Drugs Sou Sou (DSS) group for the second time in as many days yesterday, they were ridiculed by the man's neighbours.
Police arrest 18 Venezuelans, 14 Chinese for COVID breach The group, consisting of 18 Venezuelans and 14 Chinese nationals, was held after officers attached to the Northern Division Task Force Area West (NDTFAW) and the Criminal Investigations Department of the St. Joseph Police Station had cause to effect a raid at a sports bar along the Southern Main Road, Curepe.
26 boats to challenge for 2020 Great Race honours The second rollback due to coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, has impacted the local sporting fraternities similar to what is taking place around the world, but as the TTPBA President Marcus Gomez pointed out, this is a no-contact sport, where the 12th man doesn't really factor in this high-speed pursuit.
Penal residents complain of rising crime Tasha Persad- Ramesh, 35, said residents are now living in fear following a series of attempted break-ins and home invasions by a criminal gang plaguing the area.