Former National Security Minister, Jack Warner, says it is time that Government officially activates a State of Emergency (SoE), to deal with the crime crisis in the country.
Mr Warner was reacting to news of the most recent incidents of gang violence in the capital city, Port of Spain.
He believes the authorities here need to take a page out of the Jamaica playbook with targeted SoEs in hotspot areas, in order to get a handle on gang violence.
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.
Former FIFA vice-president Jack Warner has been ordered to pay a US$79 million penalty stemming from the FIFA bribery scandal.
The Associated Press reports that a federal judge in New York City imposed the judgment against Warner on Tuesday, in a lawsuit brought by the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF).
The 2017 suit accused Warner of embezzling millions of dollars from the soccer association.
It said he arranged kickbacks in connection with broadcasting rights for regional tournaments.
Former government minister and Chaguanas West MP Jack Warner has testified on behalf of street vendors from Chaguanas, who are challenging a proposal to evict them from a temporary location which they have been occupying for almost eight years.
Warner took the witness stand before Justice Kevin Ramcharan, at the Hall of Justice, in Port-of-Spain as the vendors’ lawsuit against the Chaguanas Borough Corporation began yesterday.