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In shocking upset, US men’s soccer team fails to qualify for World Cup

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Government moves against five contractors alleging fraud and bid rigging
PORT OF SPAIN – The Trinidad and Tobago government Monday said it had filed lawsuits against five contractors who it said colluded to defraud the State of over TT$200 million through bid-rigging and contracts with inflated costs a few years ago. Minister in the Office of the Attorney General Stuart Young, told a news conference that the government would also be starting legal action soon against former housing minister, Dr Roodal Moonilal over allegations of bid rigging with respect to at least 10 contracts through the Estate Management and Business Development Company (EMBD) in 2015   Read More ...
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Like the US, Trinidad and Tobago won’t be at the 2018 World Cup, but they’re the only ones smiling about it
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad — On the night of October 10, 2017, a sprinkling of football enthusiasts went to the Ato Boldon Stadium in central Trinidad to see a World Cup qualifier match between Trinidad and Tobago and the USA. The small Caribbean nation had absolutely no chance of going to Russia in 2018, but the United States did – if they managed a draw with Trinidad and Tobago’s team   Read More ...
Trinidadian appointed ARIN Caribbean outreach liaison
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad — A Trinidad and Tobago national, and one of the region’s most prominent technology advocates, Bevil Wooding, has been appointed as Caribbean outreach liaison at the American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN), one of five registries that coordinate Internet number resources worldwide. “We could think of no better man for the job than Bevil Wooding. He is one of the most knowledgeable, well-respected and experienced people in the Internet community in the Caribbean,” said John Curran, CEO of ARIN   Read More ...
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EU providing funds for regional Zika campaign
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — The European Union says it will provide EURO 655,000 (One EURO=US$1.29 cents) to help Caribbean countries reduce the spread and impact of the Zika and other mosquito borne diseases in the region. The EU said that the activities will be implemented by the Trinidad-based Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) under the leadership of the Caribbean Forum for ACP States (CARIFORUM)   Read More ...
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U.S. men’s soccer fails to qualify for World Cup after stunning loss
COUVA, Trinidad — Twenty-eight years after the United States ended a four-decade World Cup absence with a stunning victory at Trinidad, the Americans’ chances for the 2018 tournament in Russia ended on this island nation off the coast of Venezuela in even more astonishing fashion. Needing only a tie and confident of victory against the world’s 99th-ranked team, the U.S. was eliminated from World Cup contention Tuesday night with a 2-1 loss to Trinidad and Tobago that ended a run of seven straight American appearances at soccer’s showcase   Read More ...
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Earl Moore: Dedicated to excellence
Earl Moore has provided outstanding leadership in the Jamaican financial services sector for more than 20 years including being president and CEO o Guardian Life Ltd.; vice-president of marketing and sales at Guardian Life Ltd.; vice-president of marketing and sales at Guardian Life of the Caribbean (Trinidad); co-founder and president of Firm Insurance Brokers; assistant vice-president of the Jamaica Mutual Life Assurance Society; and executive branch manager at Jamaica Mutual Life Assurance Society   Read More ...
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World Cup failure prompts calls for US soccer 'revolution'
COUVA, Trinidad — When soccer holds its world's fair in Russia next June, the American pavilion will be glaringly absent. A bumbling, stumbling, tumbling World Cup qualifying campaign ended Tuesday night with a calamitous 2-1 loss to already eliminated Trinidad and Tobago, the 99th-ranked nation in the world, when merely a tie was necessary to eke out the final automatic World Cup berth from one of soccer's weakest regions   Read More ...
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How the US missed the World Cup, minute by minute
COUVA, Trinidad and Tobago — Just win the game. Win the game against Trinidad and Tobago on Tuesday, the U.S. national team knew, and nothing else would matter. But the Americans didn’t win. Over 90 excruciating minutes, and then a half-dozen more in extra time, it all went very, very wrong. Even with a tie would be enough for the Americans   Read More ...
‘Revenge Was Sweet’: Trinidad Exults in Soccer Victory Over U.S.
Photo PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago — For Joey Richardson, a 61-year-old retired civil servant known as Porche, watching his beloved men’s soccer team crush the United States was like watching David slaying Goliath. Except that David was killed, too. But maybe that didn’t matter. “The revenge was sweet, even though we have not qualified for the World Cup game,” Mr   Read More ...
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American soccer needs changes, from players to coaches to its president | Jonathan Tannenwald
If you’re trying to make sense of the U.S. men’s soccer team’s stunning failure to qualify for the 2018 World Cup, start here: What you saw in Tuesday’s loss at Trinidad & Tobago represents just a fraction of the problem. You could write a book the size of an encyclopedia on the reasons why. Here are a few points that should stand out even for fans who only watch soccer during the World Cup   Read More ...
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Where food is limited, guppy mothers gestate their young longer
Trinidadian guppy mamas can't swap links to maternity blogs or copies of pregnancy books, yet evolution has made them master strategists of childbearing nonetheless. A new study shows that guppies who live with so few predators that the main survival challenge is scrapping for limited food, gestate their young longer so they are born more mature and better able to compete for their meals   Read More ...
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US misses World Cup because of numerous defensive breakdowns
COUVA, Trinidad (AP) — Standing in the stadium tunnel near the U.S. locker room after the Collapse in Couva, captain Michael Bradley was asked over and over what went wrong. How had the United States, a regional power that had made seven straight World Cup appearances, failed to qualify for next year's tournament? What led to the Americans' stunning, crushing, almost farcical 2-1 loss to already eliminated Trinidad and Tobago that caused them to tumble to fifth in the six-nation final round of the North and Central American and Caribbean region   Read More ...
US misses World Cup because of numerous defensive breakdowns
COUVA, Trinidad (AP) — Standing in the stadium tunnel near the U.S. locker room after the Collapse in Covina, captain Michael Bradley was asked over and over what went wrong. How had the United States, a regional power that had made seven straight World Cup appearances, failed to qualify for next year's tournament? What led to the Americans' stunning, crushing, almost farcical 2-1 loss to already eliminated Trinidad and Tobago that caused them to tumble to fifth in the six-nation final round of the North and Central American and Caribbean region   Read More ...
CAL resumes services to Hurricane-hit St Maarten
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad — Caribbean Airlines (CAL) has announced resumption of its scheduled service to St Maarten today, following the re-opening of the Princess Juliana International Airport on Tuesday for commercial operations. St Maarten was severely affected by the passage of Hurricane Irma last month. The airline said it will operate flights BW 456 and BW 457 in and out of St Maarten from its hubs in Piarco, Trinidad and Kingston, Jamaica every Wednesday and Saturday   Read More ...
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Trinidad and Tobago coach, player call out USMNT: 'They learned their lesson'
With a shocking defeat to Trinidad & Tobago on Tuesday night, the USMNT has been eliminated from the 2018 World Cup for the first time since 1986. Time. COUVA, Trinidad and Tobago – Trinidad and Tobago assistant coach Stern John admitted his team was angered and inspired by the United States’ behavior in the build-up to the shocking World Cup result that dumped the Americans out of soccer’s biggest tournament on Tuesday   Read More ...
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Soccer stunner: Trinidad and Tobago knocks out US in World Cup qualifier
Couva, TrinidadTwenty-eight years after the United States ended a four-decade World Cup absence with a stunning victory at Trinidad, the Americans' chances for the 2018 tournament in Russia ended on this island nation off the coast of Venezuela in even more astonishing fashion. Needing only a tie and confident of victory against the world's 99th-ranked team, the US was eliminated from World Cup contention Tuesday night with a 2-1 loss to Trinidad and Tobago that ended a run of seven straight American appearances at soccer's showcase   Read More ...
CARPHA launches new initiative to deal with Zika virus
PORT Of SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — Two years after the first outbreak of the mosquito borne disease, Zika, in the Caribbean, the Trinidad-based Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) says the invasion of the virus has reduced significantly. It said while health officials have reported a decrease in the number of suspected and confirmed cases, it is important to note that the virus is still present within our communities   Read More ...
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Usa, clamoroso autogol di Gonzalez: l'errore che lancia Trinidad e Tobago
Codice embed Partita da incubo per gli Stati Uniti contro Trinidad e Tobago: la nazionale di Bruce Arena perde 2-1 e dice addio a Russia 2018. Ad aprire le marcature quest'autorete clamorosa di Gonzalez Mostra DescrizioneMostra meno Parole chiave: usa, trinidad, tobago, gonzalez, autogol.   Read More ...
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In shocking upset, US men’s soccer team fails to qualify for World Cup
COUVA, Trinidad — Twenty-eight years after the United States ended a four-decade World Cup absence with a stunning victory at Trinidad, the Americans’ chances for the 2018 tournament in Russia ended on this island nation off the coast of Venezuela in even more astonishing fashion. Needing only a tie and confident of victory against the world’s 99th-ranked team, the US team was eliminated from World Cup contention Tuesday night with a 2-1 loss to Trinidad and Tobago that ended a run of seven straight American appearances at soccer’s showcase   Read More ...
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Trinidad and Tobago coach, player call out USMNT: 'They learned their lesson'
With a shocking defeat to Trinidad & Tobago on Tuesday night, the USMNT has been eliminated from the 2018 World Cup for the first time since 1986. Time. COUVA, Trinidad and Tobago – Trinidad and Tobago assistant coach Stern John admitted his team was angered and inspired by the United States’ behavior in the build-up to the shocking World Cup result that dumped the Americans out of soccer’s biggest tournament on Tuesday   Read More ...
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U.S. misses World Cup for 1st time since 1986 with loss
OUVA, Trinidad — Twenty-eight years after the United States ended a four-decade World Cup absence with a stunning victory at Trinidad, the Americans’ chances for the 2018 tournament in Russia ended on this island nation off the coast of Venezuela in even more astonishing fashion. Needing only a tie and confident of victory against the world’s 99th-ranked team, the U.S. was eliminated from World Cup contention Tuesday night with a 2-1 loss to Trinidad and Tobago that ended a run of seven straight American appearances at soccer’s showcase   Read More ...
US misses World Cup because of numerous defensive breakdowns
COUVA, Trinidad — Standing in the stadium tunnel near the U.S. locker room after the Collapse in Covina, captain Michael Bradley was asked over and over what went wrong. How had the United States, a regional power that had made seven straight World Cup appearances, failed to qualify for next year's tournament? What led to the Americans' stunning, crushing, almost farcical 2-1 loss to already eliminated Trinidad and Tobago that caused them to tumble to fifth in the six-nation final round of the North and Central American and Caribbean region   Read More ...
How the United States Missed the World Cup, Minute by Minute
COUVA, Trinidad and Tobago — Just win the game. Win the game against Trinidad and Tobago on Tuesday, the United States national team knew, and nothing else would matter. But the Americans didn’t win. Over 90 excruciating minutes, and then a half-dozen more in extra time, it all went very, very wrong. Even with a tie would be enough for the Americans   Read More ...
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U.S. men's soccer team fails to qualify for World Cup with stunning loss to Trinidad and Tobago
The longest, most arduous journey for a U.S. national soccer team in a generation was stopped just short of the finish line Tuesday, with Trinidad and Tobago dealing the Americans a crushing 2-1 upset just minutes before both Panama and Honduras won their final qualifiers. The U.S. started the day needing only a draw to reach its eighth consecutive World Cup   Read More ...
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World Cup Qualifying: Dismal USMNT Eliminated By Trinidad And Tobago
It hadn’t been a qualifying pool to remember but, with one game to go, the US Men’s National Team just needed to tie their game with Trinidad and Tobago to secure at least fourth place and a play-off spot. In that event, it would have ensured direct World Cup qualification as third-placed team in a six-team pool. They wake up this morning knowing they have missed out completely, and they have nobody to blame but themselves for that   Read More ...
US misses World Cup because of numerous defensive breakdowns
COUVA, Trinidad — Standing in the stadium tunnel near the U.S. locker room after the Collapse in Covina, captain Michael Bradley was asked over and over what went wrong. How had the United States, a regional power that had made seven straight World Cup appearances, failed to qualify for next year's tournament? What led to the Americans' stunning, crushing, almost farcical 2-1 loss to already eliminated Trinidad and Tobago that caused them to tumble to fifth in the six-nation final round of the North and Central American and Caribbean region   Read More ...
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US misses World Cup for 1st time since 1986 with loss
COUVA, Trinidad -- Twenty-eight years after the United States ended a four-decade World Cup absence with a stunning victory at Trinidad, the Americans' chances for the 2018 tournament in Russia ended on this island nation off the coast of Venezuela in even more astonishing fashion. Needing only a tie and confident of victory against the world's 99th-ranked team, the U.S. was eliminated from World Cup contention Tuesday night with a 2-1 loss to Trinidad and Tobago that ended a run of seven straight American appearances at soccer's showcase   Read More ...
Trinidad sekat langkah AS
COUVA, Trinidad 11 Okt. - Amerika Syarikat (AS) gagal untuk layak ke Piala Dunia 2018 selepas tewas 2-1 kepada Trinidad dan Tobago manakala Panama dan Honduras memenangi perlawanan yang membolehkan dua pasukan itu berada di kedudukan terbaik CONCACAF. Dalam aksi playoff, Honduras akan menentang Australia. Panama menamatkan aksi kedudukan CONCACAF Hexagonal dengan 13 mata selepas 10 perlawanan untuk berada di tangga ketiga di atas Honduras manakala Amerika Syarikat gagal ke Rusia tahun depan berikutan hanya mampu berada di tangga kelima dengan 12 mata   Read More ...
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U.S. out of World Cup contention with 2-1 loss at Trinidad
By RONALD BLUM Associated Press COUVA, Trinidad – Twenty-eight years after one of the United States’ most important victories came in stunning fashion at Trinidad to end a four-decade World Cup absence, the Americans’ chances for the 2018 tournament in Russia ended on this island nation off the coast of Venezuela. The U.S. was eliminated from World Cup contention Tuesday night, a shocking 2-1 loss to Trinidad and Tobago ending a run of seven straight American appearances at soccer’s showcase   Read More ...
Soccer: US out of World Cup contention with 2-1 loss at Trinidad
COUVA, Trinidad (AP) -- The United States has been eliminated from World Cup contention, a shocking loss at Trinidad ending the Americans' streak of seven straight appearances at soccer's showcase. Twenty-eight years after a stunning victory at Trinidad put the Americans back in the World Cup after a four-decade absence, their chances for next year's tournament in Russia ended on this island nation off the coast of Venezuela   Read More ...
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US knocked out of World Cup after Trinidad defeat
COUVA, Trinidad and Tobago: The United States failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time since 1986 on Tuesday, crashing to a shock 2-1 defeat against already-eliminated Trinidad and Tobago. In a result that will be viewed as a catastrophe for soccer in the United States, Trinidad took all three points via an Omar Gonzalez own goal and a superb strike from Alvin Jones   Read More ...
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US knocked out of World Cup after Trinidad defeat - Capital Sports
The United States failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time since 1986 on Tuesday, crashing to a shock 2-1 defeat against already-eliminated Trinidad and Tobago. In a result that will be viewed as a catastrophe for soccer in the United States, Trinidad took all three points via an Omar Gonzalez own goal and a superb strike from Alvin Jones   Read More ...
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U.S. men's soccer team fails to qualify for World Cup
COUVA, TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO - The United States failed to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup on Tuesday night, thanks to its own dismal play and an extraordinary confluence of events elsewhere. A 2-1 defeat to Trinidad and Tobago, the worst team in the final round of CONCACAF regional qualifying and already eliminated, opened the door for Panama and Honduras to leapfrog the Americans and push Bruce Arena’s side down into fifth place   Read More ...
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United States miss out on World Cup after loss in Trinidad | New Hampshire
United States miss out on World Cup after loss in Trinidad Reuters October 10. 2017 11:51PM. U.S. soccer team players Christian Pulisic and Michael Bradley hug during Tuesday's game against Trinidad and Tobago. (REUTERS/Andrea de Silva) The United States will be absent from the World Cup finals for the first time since 1986 next year after a humiliating 2-1 defeat to Trinidad & Tobago in Couva on Tuesday   Read More ...
United States miss out on World Cup after loss in Trinidad
United States miss out on World Cup after loss in Trinidad Reuters October 10. 2017 11:51PM. U.S. soccer team players Christian Pulisic and Michael Bradley hug during Tuesday's game against Trinidad and Tobago. (REUTERS/Andrea de Silva) The United States will be absent from the World Cup finals for the first time since 1986 next year after a humiliating 2-1 defeat to Trinidad & Tobago in Couva on Tuesday   Read More ...
US misses World Cup for 1st time in 1986, loses at Trinidad
COUVA, Trinidad (AP) — Twenty-eight years after the United States ended a four-decade World Cup absence with a stunning victory at Trinidad, the Americans' chances for the 2018 tournament in Russia ended on this island nation off the coast of Venezuela in even more astonishing fashion. Needing only a tie and confident of victory against the world's 99th-ranked team, the U   Read More ...
US out of World Cup after Trinidad defeat
The United States will be absent from the World Cup finals for the first time since 1986 next year after a humiliating 2-1 defeat to Trinidad & Tobago in Couva on Tuesday. Despite an inconsistent qualifying run, the Americans entered the Ato Boldon Stadium needing only a win over the bottom team in the CONCACAF final qualifying group to punch their ticket to Russia   Read More ...
World Cup Qualifiers: USA fail to qualify for first time since 1986 with 1-2 defeat to Trinidad
The United States has been eliminated from World Cup contention, a shocking loss at Trinidad ending the Americans’ streak of seven straight appearances at soccer’s showcase. Twenty-eight years after a stunning victory at Trinidad put the Americans back in the World Cup after a four-decade absence, their chances for next year’s tournament in Russia ended on this island nation off the coast of Venezuela   Read More ...
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Socceroos to play Honduras after USA dumped from World Cup qualifying by Trinidad and Tobago
The United States has been sensationally eliminated from World Cup qualifying by minnows Trinidad and Tobago, leaving the Socceroos to face Honduras in next month's intercontinental play-off. A draw against lowly Trinidad and Tobago would likely have been enough to see the United States through as North and Central America's third-best team for automatic qualification, leaving Panama and Honduras to slug it out for fourth spot to make the two-legged play-off against Australia   Read More ...
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Estados Unidos pierde en Trinidad y queda eliminado del Mundial 2018
Foto: AP. La selección de fútbol de Estados Unidos perdió hoy 2-1 como visitante ante Trinidad y Tobago y, debido a la combinación de resultados, quedó eliminado de la Copa del Mundo de Rusia 2018. El equipo de Bruce Arena ofreció su peor versión y no asistirá a una justa mundialista por primera vez desde 1986. Tenía una asistencia perfecta durante siete ciclos consecutivos   Read More ...
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