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El Duque and his brother Liván. Photo: MLB Cuba on Facebook.

Cuban stars in Miami

  Orlando El Duque Hernández, his brother Liván, Yadel Martí, Enriquito Díaz: baseball players who played in Cuba and in the Major Leagues, met this January 6 in the Seventh Meet of the Cuban Stars. For the fans, beyond the … Continued

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Photo: by Luis Manuel Azua Torres / MontainCuba.

Bicycles: Havana at a Different Speed

To move easily the best speed is that of a bicycle. It beats the slowness of walking and at the same time it does not sacrifice the experience of living a place, of looking around without vertigo. A car’s speed … Continued

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Jeremy Guthrie, a pitcher in 13 U.S. Major League Baseball seasons, chats with Cuban children. Photo: Otmaro Rodríguez.

A big leaguer reveals his “secret” to Cuban baseball players

  “I played every day, that’s my secret,” said Jeremy Guthrie, a pitcher in 13 U.S. Major League Baseball seasons, to dozens of children who were listening to him in Havana’s 50 Aniversario baseball field. A 2015 World Series champion … Continued

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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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Julio César La Cruz won his fourth world gold medal. Photo: Cubasí.

Cuba won the World Boxing Championship “blow by blow”

The Cuban team cleanly won a juicy booty in the Hamburg 2017 World Boxing Championship: five gold and two silver medals. The island went to Hamburg with nine boxers and didn’t leave much for the other countries because it came … Continued

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Lewis Hamilton during his visit to the island. Photo: Lewis Hamilton’s Instagram.

Lewis Hamilton “in love” with Cuba

“Falling in love with Cuba,” the F1 three-time world champion Lewis Hamilton wrote in Instagram about his visit to the island. On holiday in the Caribbean, Hamilton arrived in Cuba to get to know the programs that UNICEF (he has … Continued

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Photo by Korda

The return of the golf clubs

Golf clubs don’t have an edifying connection to Cuba. In April 1959, three months after the establishment of revolutionary power, Fidel Castro traveled to the United States as a guest of the American Society of News Editors, which was understood … Continued

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Wahine Project meeting with girl surfers on the beach on 70th Street in Havana. September 2016. Photo: OlaPiCreative.

Wahine Project Cuba: girls riding the surf

Yaya did not win them over with candy or soft drinks. She, Yaliagni Guerrero, was able to gather on an April morning so many children in Santa Fe beach because she has given them an opportunity of surfing on an … Continued

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Photo: Marita Pérez Díaz

Soccer ball Dauphin sets new record

Twelve minutes with the ball on the forehead. Twelve long minutes floating in the water, without his feet touching the bottom of the pool, maintaining the highest mental concentration and balance so that the ball wouldn’t fall from his head. … Continued

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The Havana Cubans celebrating their triumph the 1946 championship of the Florida International League. Photo:

Havana Cubans: “One more step and we’re there”

On April 17, 1946, the Havana Cubans made their debut in La Tropical Stadium. It was a Cuban team founded by U.S. scout Joe Cambria which participated with that name in eight U.S. organized baseball series. A year later, with … Continued

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