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Cuba's Baseball Team Faces Protest Abroad

AP | Posted 02.03.2014 | Latino Voices

PORLAMAR, Venezuela (AP) — Cuba's return to a tournament of the Caribbean's top baseball teams after a half-century absence is being met with protes...

Cuba Opens Door For Athletes To Sign In U.S.

AP | ANNE-MARIE GARCIA and PETER ORSI | Posted 11.27.2013 | Sports

HAVANA -- Could a new wave of Cuban baseball players be headed for the major leagues without having to defect from the communist island? Cuba announc...

Cuban Baseball Star Finally Heads Home Thanks To New Travel Policies

Posted 03.20.2013 | Travel

When Rey Ordóñez defected from Cuba in 1993, he became only the second baseball player to leave a club on his native island and try to make it in Ma...

Cuba's National Pastime

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 07.30.2012 | World
Yoani Sanchez

The final games of the series were played to full stands and in the streets even the kids declared themselves followers of one team or the other. Even the news about the floods caused by intense rains took second fiddle to the uproar caused by hits and home runs.

U.S. Baseball Shocks Powerhouse Cuban Team At Pan American Games

AP | CHRIS LEHOURITES | Posted 12.24.2011 | Sports

GUADALAJARA, Mexico — Even if it isn't quite the "Miracle on Grass," it's still a victory over Cuba, and it's still a big deal for the U.S. base...

Cuban Baseball Played For The Love Of The Game (VIDEO)

WorldFocus | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Members of the Congressional Black Caucus met with Cuban President Raul Castro to discuss improving relations, amid speculation that the U.S. is rea...