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US Embassy: US offers $20 million to offset ‘Maduro-made humanitarian crisis’ in Venezuela

“The United States is staging emergency humanitarian assistance in the region in response to Interim President Guiado’s request for aid… “These efforts follow Secretary Pompeo’s January 24, announcement that the United States is ready to provide more than $20 million in initial humanitarian assistance to the people of Venezuela, as …

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Young: USA is ‘treasured partner’ of T&T; Opposition Leader spreading ‘unfounded’ fears

“Notwithstanding efforts by the UNC to undermine Trinidad and Tobago’s position—particularly at this time of sensitive negotiations—Trinidad and Tobago reaffirms its principle positions and counts the USA among its treasured partners in observing and protecting these principles.” The following release on relations between Trinidad and Tobago and the United States, …

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US Embassy ‘deeply concerned’ by T&T’s stance on Venezuela; Caricom re-affirms non-intervention

“Democracy and prosperity require tough choices…” The following release on Trinidad and Tobago’s recognition of Venezuela president Nicolás Maduro’s government was issued by US Ambassador Joseph Mondello: Venezuelan Interim President Juan Guaidó and the democratically elected National Assembly have the full recognition and resolute support of the United States of …

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T&T Women prepare for W/Cup qualifiers with 15 players; Kayla expected just before kickoff

The Trinidad and Tobago Women’s National Senior Team will have to dig deep tomorrow to offset more shambolic preparations, as they get ready for their opening Concacaf Women’s Championship fixture against Panama with five absentees from their 20-member squad, including star forward Kayla Taylor. Taylor, versatile defender Rhea Belgrave, and …

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“Lobo” replaces injured Levi in Warriors squad for UAE fixture; TTFA meets with US Embassy

W Connection forward Marcus “Lobo” Joseph will be included in the Trinidad and Tobago contingent to face the United Arab Emirates (UAE) after all. Joseph, who is the Pro League’s leading scorer at present, was left out of the original squad as he does not have a US visa and …

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We want good relationship! TTFA backtracks after DJW claimed US Chargé d’Affaires told “outright lie”

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) is attempting to step back from open conflict withe the US Embassy, after football president David John-Williams told the Newsday yesterday that Chargé d’Affaires Jim McIntyre told an “outright lie”—in his damning release about John-Williams’ integrity and capability. McIntyre said John-Williams tried to …

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T&T football cannot endure any more! Look Loy calls on John-Williams and his VPs to resign

Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) president David John-Williams and his vice-presidents, Joanne Salazar and Ewing Davis, have done enough damage to the local game and should pack their bags and leave immediately. This was the verdict of TTFA board member and Trinidad and Tobago Super League (TTSL) president Keith …

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Concacaf withdraws invitation to T&T U-15 Women; St Rose mum as “elite team” grounded

The efforts of the Trinidad and Tobago Women’s National Under-15 Team players over the past year and a half ended on an anticlimactic note today, as Concacaf withdrew its invitation for the young Women Soca Warriors to participate at the confederation’s 2018 Women’s Under-15 Championship in Florida. Trinidad and Tobago …

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TTFA’s elite issues: Women’s U15s set to forfeit Concacaf opener while Boys travel night before CFU game

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Association’s (TTFA) elite youth teams were thrown into varying levels of disarray this week, as the Boys National Under-14 and Women’s National Under-15 Teams struggled to get to their respective competitions in Curaçao and the United States. On Friday night, the TTFA chartered a Liat …

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