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Cuba failing to keep baseball talent at home as stars head for major leagues
HAVANA – Cuba's unprecedented effort to stop a devastating baseball talent drain doesn't seem to be working, with a string of stars leaving for the major leagues in the year since the government allowed a small number to play professionally overseas.(9/22/2014 12:38:59 AM)
Cuban baseball opening runs into trouble
Cuba's unprecedented effort to stop a devastating baseball talent drain doesn't seem to be working, with a string of stars leaving for the major leagues in the year since the government allowed a small number to play professionally overseas. To fight the drain, Cuba relaxed a five-decade ban on professional play in September 2013 and allowed ballplayers to sign offseason contracts with leagues ...(9/22/2014 12:16:59 AM)
CUBA Beverage Company signs distribution agreement with Krasdale for New York City and New Jersey metropolitan areas!
SAN DIEGO, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CUBA Beverage Company ("CUBA") (CUBV) has signed a distribution agreement with Krasdale for New York City and New Jersey Metropolitan areas. Krasdale has purchased product, which has been shipped to their warehouse and distributed to retail stores. Krasdale is an independent wholesale food distributor in the New York City and New Jersey metropolitan ...(9/23/2014 8:30:00 AM)
Case of American jailed in Cuba back in US court
WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. government subcontractor who has spent over four years imprisoned in Cuba should be allowed to sue the U.S. government over lost wages and legal fees, his attorney told an appeals court Friday.(9/19/2014 7:32:34 PM)
Ebola: Cuba deploys world’s finest medics in Sierra Leone
Cuba is joining the fight against Ebola by sending a 165-strong army of doctors and specialists to West Africa. Despite decades of financial hardship, the communist country remains at the forefront of the world’s medical expertise and know-how. The team, which includes doctors, nurses, epidemiologists and intensive care specialists, is due to touch down in...  [Read More...](9/22/2014 10:24:51 AM)
Tamgho serves time honing triple jump in Cuba
Bacuranao (Cuba) (AFP) - Teddy Tamgho could have been excused for taking it easy after being handed a one-year ban for missing three drugs tests.(9/17/2014 11:31:36 PM)
Cuba's Ebola aid latest example of 'medical diplomacy'
Havana (AFP) - Cuba's pledge to deploy a 165-strong army of doctors and nurses to help fight the Ebola outbreak is the latest example of the Communist country's decades-old tradition of "medical diplomacy."(9/13/2014 2:31:37 PM)
As migrants flee eastern Cuba, a town mourns those lost at sea
By Rosa Tania Valdés MANZANILLO Cuba (Reuters) - Eighteen-year-old Miguel Lopez Maldonado boarded a homemade boat last month with 31 others, leaving behind this sleepy fishing town on Cuba's southeast coast to seek a new life in the United States. The motor broke down after a couple days, and the craft drifted for three weeks. One by one, the passengers died of thirst, the survivors left with no ...(9/17/2014 8:06:20 AM)
Hemingway grandsons push for marlin conservation in Cuba
By Daniel Trotta COJIMAR Cuba (Reuters) - Ernest Hemingway's grandsons sailed into the fishing village that inspired "The Old Man and the Sea" on Monday in a campaign to save game fish like the giant marlin that dragged the fictitious Santiago out to sea. John and Patrick Hemingway arrived in Cojimar, on the eastern outskirts of Havana, to begin a weeklong visit to try to enlist Cuban marine ...(9/8/2014 5:57:39 PM)
Cuba to send 165 health workers to fight Ebola in Africa
Cuba is to send 165 healthcare workers to West Africa to help in the battle against the world's worst ever epidemic of the Ebola virus, the country's health minister said on Friday. Speaking at a news conference at the headquarters of the World Health Organisation (WHO) in Geneva, Roberto Morales Ojeda, Cuba's minister of public health, said the first of his workers would begin arriving in ...(9/12/2014 4:42:28 AM)
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