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FIFA to Probe 10 Caribbean Officials

 Above: FIFA headquarters in Zurich (Photo: Tilla Theus) World football governing body FIFA will launch a probe of at least 10 Caribbean football officials concerning alleged bribery at a meeting in May in Port of Spain, according to two sources. …

CARICOM Plans Regional Sports Academy

 Above: Jamaica’s Reggae Boyz in Gold Cup play (Photo: CONCACAF) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean Single Market plans to establish a Regional Sports Academy that would focus on using sports as a vehicle for Caribbean integration. The plan …

FIFA Finds New Evidence of Alleged Caribbean Football Bribes

 Above: Mohammed Bin Hammam (Photo: FIFA/Simon Bruty) At least nine football associations were either offered or accepted cash gifts of $40,000 at a meeting in Port of Spain with 25 members of the Caribbean Football Union in May, according to …

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 Above: M.P. Keith Rowley and Minister Jack Warner The opposition People’s National Movement in Trinidad and leader Keith Rowley have called for Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar to fire Trinidad Minister Jack Warner, who has been embroiled in a controversy involving …

 FIFA President Sepp Blatter (Photo: FIFA) A report by FIFA’s ethics committee found that evidence existed to support allegations that Caribbean soccer officials received $40,000 in gifts. The initial allegations saw the suspension, and later resignation, of FIFA vice president …

 Jack Warner (Photo source: FIFA) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad Works Minister and FIFA Vice President Jack Warner has resigned from FIFA, in addition to leaving his other posts as head of CONCACAF and the Caribbean Football Union. Accordingly, …

 Above: Demar Phillips (Photo source: CONCACAF) By Alexander Britell In the face of an ongoing FIFA scandal, Jamaica’s Reggae Boyz are bringing the sport’s attention to the West Indies in a far more positive light. With the football world’s eyes …

 Edward Seaga, left, and Jack Warner Former Jamaican Prime Minister and current President of the Football Association of Jamaica, Edward Seaga, called for embattled Trinidad Minister Jack Warner, the suspended head of CONCACAF, to resign. “We cannot continue this thing …

 FIFA President Sepp Blatter (Source: FIFA) Some Caribbean football officials have expressed their displeasure with the appointment of Louis Freeh, former head of the U.S.’s Federal Bureau of Investigation, as head of FIFA’s inquiry into the bribery scandal. “The investigation …

 Bahamas Football Association President Anton Sealey led a group of Caribbean officials who exposed the alleged bribery that took place at a Trinidad-based meeting concerning the presidential bid of Asian Football Confederation President Mohammed Bin Hammam, who has been suspended …

 FIFA photo Concacaf Secretary General Chuck Blazer has been given two days to explain why he decided to investigate members of the football body. Barbados’ Lilsle Austin, who assumed temporary control of Concacaf after Jack Warner was suspended by FIFA’s …

 Following the suspension of Trinidad’s Jack Warner, CONCACAF General Secretary Chuck Blazer has warned that any Caribbean officials involved in a controversial meeting in Trinidad to pay back cash allegedly given at the time. An investigation has been launched into …

 Source: FIFA Trinidad’s Minister of Transport and Works and FIFA Vice President Jack Warner is among two FIFA officials suspended by football’s governing body ahead of an ethics probe. Warner, along with Qatar’s Mohammed bin Hammam, the head of Asia’s …