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Major League Baseball gets in on US-Cuba thaw
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Major League Baseball gets in on US-Cuba thaw

Héctor Velasco | AFP - December 15, 2015

HAVANA, Cuba – Cuban MLB baseball stars José Abreu and Yasiel Puig returned home Tuesday for the first time since defecting to join the American big leagues, part of…

Quick Venezuela facts on Election Day
Arts and Culture
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Arts and Culture
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Quick Venezuela facts on Election Day

AFP - December 6, 2015

CARACAS, Venezuela –Here are some facts about Venezuela, which votes on Sunday in elections that could see the opposition win control of the legislature: History Explorer Christopher…

Rawlings lays off 200 employees at its Costa Rica apparel operation
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Rawlings lays off 200 employees at its Costa Rica apparel operation

L. Arias - August 4, 2015

Sporting goods manufacturer Rawlings Costa Rica is laying off 200 employees at its plant in Turrialba, east of Cartago province, the company's local GM, Alejandro Cotter Penón, confirmed…

An MLB first? Fans locked out as riots rock Baltimore
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An MLB first? Fans locked out as riots rock Baltimore

AFP - April 28, 2015

BALTIMORE, Maryland – The Baltimore Orioles will face the Chicago White Sox in an empty stadium on Wednesday after riots prompted officials to take what is believed to…

A big injury to Cuba’s new baseball experiment
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A big injury to Cuba’s new baseball experiment

Nick Miroff | The Washington Post - April 6, 2015

HAVANA-- There may be no other baseball player in Cuba who better embodies the principles of socialist sportsmanship than star infielder Yulieski Gourriel. Gourriel, who many scouts…

Normalized relations between Cuba and US could have ‘drastic’ impact on MLB
Cuba
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Cuba
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Normalized relations between Cuba and US could have ‘drastic’ impact on MLB

Adam Kilgore | The Washington Post - December 21, 2014

U.S. President Barack Obama's move to normalize relations between the United States and Cuba will resonate through baseball. The trickle of dazzling talent that already flows from…

Costa Rica’s major league concern
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Costa Rica’s major league concern

Sarah Blaskey - November 12, 2014

TURRIALBA, Cartago – “And it’s going, going, GONE!” That play-by-play has been repeated thousands of times in the history of U.S. baseball. It was screamed when the…

At the 2014 World Series, Royals and Giants are truly happy to be here
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Global
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At the 2014 World Series, Royals and Giants are truly happy to be here

Thomas Boswell | The Washington Post - October 21, 2014

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Two teams that, three weeks ago, thought their postseason might last just one day now meet in what might be the most cheerful,…

Jump for joy! Baseball season begins…
Béisbol
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Béisbol
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Jump for joy! Baseball season begins…

AFP - March 31, 2014

SAN DIEGO, Calif. -- Nicaraguan shortstop Everth Cabrera, center, of the San Diego Padres celebrates next with Yasmani Grandal after scoring during the eighth inning of a…