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Trinidad and Tobago records 100 confirmed cases of COVID-19
The Jamaica Observer - 4/4/2020 2:28:00 PM
Meanwhile – the CAF-Development Bank of Latin America has pledged US$400,000 to Trinidad and Tobago to strengthen the country's emergency response mechanisms and reinforce the safety of people working in the prevention, mitigation and care of patients ...

Trinidad and Tobago - Situational Report (January 2020)
ReliefWeb - 4/2/2020 5:53:00 PM
The worsening socio-economic, political, human rights and humanitarian conditions in Venezuela have led to the outflow of Venezuelan refugees and migrants to Trinidad and Tobago (T&T). Since the end of the two-week government-led registration process that resulted in the registration of 16,523 Venezuelans, and since the introduction of a visa ...

Trinidad: Third bar owner charged with breaching COVID-19 Regulations
Stabroek News - 4/6/2020 11:18:00 PM
(Trinidad Guardian) A third bar owner has been charged with breaching the Public Health Ordinance Regulations currently governing the COVID-19 crisis in Trinidad and Tobago. Tamashraj Ramkissoon, of Arena Road, Freeport was arrested and charged after police reportedly found his premises open and sales being conducted on Saturday 4th April 2020.

Seven COVID-19 deaths in Trinidad and Tobago
The Jamaica Observer - 4/5/2020 8:10:00 PM
One additional death (in Tobago) has been confirmed – elderly male with pre-existing medical condition. Of the total number of positive cases, 49 of these positive cases came from the group of nationals who recently returned from a cruise: · 46 positive ...

Federal Prosecutors Said Russia And Qatar Paid Bribes To Host World Cups
BuzzFeed News - 4/8/2020 7:40:00 PM
Leoz died in 2019; Teixeira is in Brazil, which does not have an extradition treaty with the United States; and Warner, a former member of parliament in Trinidad and Tobago, has been fighting his extradition. Julio Grondona was never indicted and died in 2014. Separately, the new indictment charges Hernán Lopez and Carlos Martinez, the former ...

U.S. Prosecutors Say Qatar and Russia Bribed FIFA Officials to Win World Cup Bids
New York Times - 4/7/2020 9:49:00 PM
The U.S. prosecutors also stated in Monday’s indictment that the former soccer official Jack Warner of Trinidad and Tobago, who has been fighting extradition to the U.S. since 2015, received $5 million through a string of shell companies to vote for Russia. Some of the money, the indictment said, came “from companies based in the United ...

New FIFA indictment confirms paid bribes to vote for World Cups in Qatar and Russia - 4/6/2020 11:03:00 PM
FIFA executives were bribed to vote for the 2018 and 2020 World Cup hosts, the U.S. Department of Justice alleges

For the first time, U.S. prosecutors say FIFA execs received bribes to give World Cup to Russia and Qatar
Yahoo! Sports - 4/6/2020 11:25:00 PM
Specifically, Brazil’s Ricardo Teixeira and Paraguay’s Nicolas Leoz allegedly receives bribes to vote for Qatar, while Trinidad and Tobago’s Jack Warner and Guatemala’s Rafael Salguero voted for Russia. Leoz was president of South America’s CONMEBOL confederation at the time, while Warner headed CONCACAF in North America. Warner ...

1st LD: 5.2-magnitude quake hits 69km NW of Scarborough, Trinidad and Tobago -- USGS
China Internet Information Center - 4/7/2020 4:36:00 AM
BEIJING, April 7 (Xinhua) -- An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.2 jolted 69km NW of Scarborough, Trinidad and Tobago at 03:26:52 GMT on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said. The epicenter, with a depth of 30.97 km, was initially determined to be at 11.6912 degrees north latitude and 61.1049 degrees west longitude. Enditem Follow ...

'Their faces went pale' - Rami Shaaban and the accident that changed his Arsenal career
Sporting News on - 4/9/2020 1:55:56 PM
He went on to start for Sweden in their opening World Cup match against Trinidad and Tobago in Germany later that year, something that he will always hold dear. But the two years he spent in north London remain in his heart, even though his stay was drastically altered by that freak training ground accident on Christmas Eve, 2002.