The commissioner’s office says 18 Cubans are on major league rosters. The Cubans who signed the most lucrative contracts both began the season in the minors.
Major League Baseball has eliminated its requirement that Cuban players obtain a license from the U.S. government before they are eligible to sign with big league teams.
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As American tourists rejoice in easier rules for traveling to Cuba, some business owners are hoping to benefit as well.
Ernesto Velez gives customers a taste of Cuba every time they visit his Havana Café. Velez believes the United States’ relaxed travel restrictions to his native country of Cuba will ultimately improve the lives of millions of people there.
The Obama administration is putting a large dent in the U.S. embargo against Cuba as of Friday, significantly loosening restrictions on American trade and investment.
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Major League Baseball isn’t sure of the impact of President Barack Obama’s decision to re-establish diplomatic relations with Cuba.
The United States and Cuba will start talks on normalizing full diplomatic relations, marking the most significant shift in U.S. policy toward the communist island in decades.
Sentencing is set for the convicted ringleader of a smuggling organization that brought into the U.S, more than 1,000 Cubans, including several baseball players.
A man accused of leading a human trafficking ring has pleaded guilty to U.S. extortion charges involving the smuggling of more than 1,000 Cubans, including baseball players such as Rangers outfielder Leonys Martin.