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PNM axes Antoine as D’Abadie/O’Meara candidate; Rowley confirms dismissal over USA insult

Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley announced today the People’s National Movement (PNM) has ‘withdrawn’ retired Brigadier General Ancil Antoine as its candidate for the D’Abadie/O’Meara constituency, due to ‘insensitive and objectionable statements’ made at his campaign launch. Antoine was the sitting Member of Parliament for the area, after winning the …

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Fifa mum on TTFA, raises funding to over TT$23 million, postpones Concacaf football until 2021

The Fifa Council, which comprises 37 members split between its six confederations, met virtually today but did not reveal any decision with regards to its normalisation committee in Trinidad and Tobago. On 17 March, the seven-member Bureau of the Fifa Council—which is headed by Fifa president Gianni Infantino—voted to dissolve …

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Fifa suspends Haitian football president due to allegations of sexual abuse against minors

Haitian Football Federation (FHF) president Yves Jean-Bart was provisionally suspended by Fifa today for 90 days, due to allegations of sexual abuse against minors at Haiti’s national training centre—which was first unearthed last month by the UK Guardian newspaper. The 72-year-old Jean-Bart, who is nicknamed ‘Dadou’, was one of several …

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