July 23, 2018

Southwest Airlines is taking its cargo business international

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By Conor Shine, Aviation Writer From Dallas News Four years after it started ferrying passengers across the border to Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean, Southwest Airlines is taking its cargo business international as well. The company officially began its international shipping program on Sunday to Mexico City, with plans to add the service to […]

Soccerex will partner with Concacaf for football business convention in the United States

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Soccerex USA will be held in Miami, FL – which is home to Concacaf’s head office – providing a platform to enrich the collaboration of the football community for the game’s growth within the Confederation’s region and throughout the globe Miami (Tuesday, July 3, 2018) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association […]

How ‘self-limiting’ mosquitoes can help eradicate malaria

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From Wired Next month, in a laboratory an hour outside of London, scientists will begin stitching bits of DNA together and inserting them into hundreds of tiny, cucumber-shaped insect eggs. It’s the first step toward engineering a new kind of mosquito—the kind that could help eradicate malaria on this side of the Prime Meridian. The […]

Concacaf to host record number of teams in November for its redesigned Under-20 Championship

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Thirty-four member associations to compete for the regional title and the four available spots in the FIFA U-20 World Cup Poland 2019 Miami (Friday, June 8, 2018) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) today announced the details for the new 2018 Concacaf Under-20 Championship. The redesigned, centralized thirty-four-member association […]

2018 Concacaf Girls’ Under-15 Championship to Feature a Record Number of Participating Teams at IMG Academy

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The developmental tournament kicks off August 6 with the participation of over 500 youth players from North, Central America and the Caribbean, as well as guest teams from other Confederations Miami (Thursday, May 31, 2018) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) today announced the details for the 2018 Concacaf […]

Concacaf selects record 15 stadiums in 13 U.S. metropolitan areas as host venues and markets for expanded 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup

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Continental championship to be played for the first time in two new U.S. venues – Banc of California Stadium in the heart of Los Angeles, and Allianz Field, taking Gold Cup to Minnesota for the first time in history   Miami (Friday, May 18, 2018) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association […]

Host cities in the U.S. for the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup to be unveiled this week, beginning today, May 14

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Miami (Monday, May 14, 2018) – The selected host cities for the upcoming Concacaf Gold Cup in 2019 will be rolled out over the course of this week, beginning today, Monday, May 14. Each of the selected U.S.-based markets set to host games at the historic 15th edition of the Concacaf Gold Cup will introduce […]

SU invests more than $255 million in Central America, Caribbean islands

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By Michael Burke From Daily Orange Editor’s note: This story is part of a series on the role of corporate influences in Syracuse University’s governance and campus politics, based on dozens of interviews with faculty, staff, students, university leadership, higher education experts and other outside experts. As Syracuse University’s endowment has grown during Kent Syverud’s […]

Concacaf Appeals Committee determines that suspension of CD Guadalajara’s Pereira cannot be appealed

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Miami (Tuesday, April 10, 2018) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) announced today the determination of the Concacaf Appeals Committee in the case of player Jair Pereira of CD Guadalajara (MEX). The Appeals Committee reviewed the basis of the appeal submitted by the club on Monday, April 9, and […]

Concacaf Disciplinary Committee imposes sanctions on Club America, Toronto FC, and CD Guadalajara Player

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Miami (Friday, April 6, 2018) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) announced today the decisions of the Concacaf Disciplinary Committee in cases involving Club America (MEX), Toronto FC (CAN), and player Jair Pereira of CD Guadalajara (MEX). The Disciplinary Committee has fined Toronto FC and Club America, and suspended […]