Archivo de News Briefs

Archivo News Briefs

Arrival at José Martí Airport of the inaugural flight of the Pilot Plan for the reestablishment of direct postal service between the United States and Cuba, Havana, March 16, 2016. Photo: Abel Padrón /ACN.

Direct postal service with the U.S. has been held up since March

  Direct postal service for the exchange of correspondence and packages between Cuba and the United States has been held up since last March, the Correos de Cuba business group reported last week. The company’s first vice president, Zoraya Bravo, … Continued

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Jorge Fuentes will be Campeche Pirates manager

The Cuban Baseball Federation (FCB by its Spanish acronym) has just issued a press release announcing that Pinar del Rio´s Jorge Fuentes will be the manager of the Campeche Pirates this season in the Mexican Professional League . In the … Continued

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Ten teams will have new logos in the coming National Baseball Series

Just a few hours remain to the start of the 53 National Baseball Series and logically the news regarding it follows one after another. This Thursday, the Strike Zone blog revealed new designs of the logos for 10 teams that … Continued

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Figueroa surprises in Doha by finishing second

Following the invitation of the International Modern Pentathlon Union (UIPM by its French acronym) to participate in the Champions of Champions, it was clear that Cubans José Figueroa and Leidis Laura Moya were already among the elite of the sport … Continued

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José Dariel Abreu about to sign record contract with the White Sox

The stellar Cuban first baseman Jose Dariel Abreu could have signed this Thursday with the organization of the Chicago White Sox a contract for six-year and $ 68 million. The news has been strongly socialized in several sites linked to … Continued

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From Boston to Havana, for friendship and revenge

The hour of revenge is near, at least for veterans Eastern Massachusetts Senior Softball Association (EMASS) who seek revenge on the four straight losses they suffered in Boston at the end of August to Cuban baseball senior stars, including the … Continued

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Yoandris Salinas misses shot at WBA world title

Cuban boxer Yoandris Salinas could only draw against England’s Scott Quigg, in a fight held yesterday for the WBA world title in the division up to 122 pounds. Through this result, “El niño” (the kid) was unable to access the … Continued

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Pito Abreu to the New York Yankees?

José Dariel Abreu will come closer this week to arriving in the MLB. After sorting the intricacies of official documents the player will show big league scouts his skills in the  Dominican Republic   . According to SB Nation and Baseball … Continued

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MLB, an increasingly utopia for Cubans

The idyll of playing in Major League Baseball (MLB) is becoming further complicated for Cuban players. Those who try to leave the country illegally could face a bigger problem than the one of venturing through the dangerous waters of the … Continued

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Boxing Olympic Champion Rosniel Iglesias is out of Cuban team

Roniel Iglesias, Olympic and world champion boxer, was separated for discipline issues from the national team, according to a report made by Cuban Boxing Federation (FCB) to news website Jit. The pugilist from Pinar del Rio was the main star … Continued

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