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Jack Warner sues TTFA

Former Fifa vice-president Jack Warner has sued the T&T Football Association (TTFA) over almost $16 million in loans he claims he provided while at the helm of the organisation. 

In the lawsuit, filed in the Port-of-Spain High Court, on Monday, Warner is alleging that the organisation had failed to repay the loans despite acknowledging them several times in the past. 

According to his court filings, which were obtained by Guardian Media, Warner claiming that he provided the loans, totalling $15,761,003, over a period of approximately 15 years.

Three persons reported missing

The TTPS is seeking the urgent assistance of the public in locating 24-year-old Marylin Del Velle Espinoza, 73-year-old Felix Sorrios, and 29-year-old Joseph Best.

Marylin, a Venezuelan national currently residing at Icacos Village, Cedros, was last seen at First Citizen Bank, Chaguanas, around 3:25 pm, on July 25th.

Marylin is of Spanish descent, 5 feet 4 inches tall, with a fair complexion, and long red and black curly hair.

She was last seen wearing a red and orange top and a pair of blue jeans and brown slippers.

Chaguanas teenager missing

The TTPS is seeking the urgent assistance of the public in locating 15-year-old Sanjay Sammy.

Sanjay, of Endeavour Road, Chaguanas, was last seen at his home on July 23rd.

He was reported missing to the police later that same day.

Sanjay is of East Indian descent, slim built, with a light brown complexion, and low cut hairstyle.

He was last seen wearing a black jersey, a pair of blue shorts and slippers.

TSTT pole crashes onto truck

Just two days af­ter a mo­tor­cy­clist was killed af­ter be­ing hooked by a hang­ing TSTT ca­ble, a wood­en TSTT pole fell on a trail­er truck in Rio Claro Tuesday.

The in­ci­dent trig­gered calls for prop­er main­te­nance of all old and rot­ten wood­en poles in the com­mu­ni­ty but TSTT said the in­ci­dent was not their fault.

The mishap took place along the Na­pari­ma/Ma­yaro Road op­po­site a pre-school near the Rio Claro ceme­tery.

Teens missing from St Mary's Children's Home

Po­lice are seek­ing the ur­gent as­sis­tance of the pub­lic in lo­cat­ing two 15-year-olds, Gabrielle Sama­roo and An­tho­ny Rogers.

Both teenagers were last seen at the dor­mi­to­ry of the St Mary’s Chil­dren’s Home, Tacarigua, around 1 pm on Sun­day.

Relatives plead for help to find missing fishermen

Rel­a­tives and friends of sev­en fish­er­men lost at sea are mak­ing a des­per­ate plea for as­sis­tance in find­ing them.

The men were on six boats in the Gulf of Paria around 11 pm on Mon­day night when pi­rates struck.

Eight fishermen missing at sea

Sev­er­al na­tion­al se­cu­ri­ty units are search­ing for eight fish­er­men who went miss­ing at sea last night af­ter four ves­sels were stolen in the Gulf of Paria near Car­li Bay and Or­ange Val­ley. The miss­ing were among sev­er­al who were thrown over­board. One made it ashore alive and is be­ing ques­tioned by the po­lice.

Couple killed in crash to be cremated together

Sev­en­teen-year-old Sta­cy Paul and her boyfriend Ronald De­onar­ine, 21, want­ed to build a life with each oth­er.

In­stead, they died to­geth­er and will be cre­mat­ed side by side at the Shore of Peace on Wednes­day.

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