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Yoenis Cespedes finds his way to Fenway Park after trade flurry

BOSTON - If Yoenis Cespedes didn't know much about the Boston Red Sox while growing up in Cuba, he found the perfect person to teach him all about the history of the franchise and its ballpark.The ex-Oakland outfielder...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-08-01/yoenis-cespedes-finds-hi
Julio Teheran, Freddie Freeman lead Braves past Padres

...also was wild on a crucial throw to third base for an error in Atlanta's four-run fourth inning. The right-hander from Cuba lasted only 3 2-3 innings and allowed five runs, two earned, on six hits.Seth Smith had three hits and Yasmani Grandal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-07-26/julio-teheran-freddie-freeman-lea
Slugger Yasmani Tomas defects from Cuba, authorities say

...landed a $68 million deal with the Chicago White Sox.This year Cuba began letting active players sign temporary contracts to compete...has been playing for Industriales since 2008 and was part of Cuba's national team at the third World Baseball Classic last year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-06-20/slugger-yasmani-tomas-de
Hemingway's haunts plan events in honor of his birthday

...other places connected to him in Illinois, Idaho, Arkansas and Cuba. Here's a list.ILLINOISHemingway was born July 21, 1899...cardboard bulls for a "run with the bulls."CUBATravel to Cuba for Americans is mostly limited to organized cultural exchanges...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/people/2014-06-28/hemingways-haunts-plan-event
French bank BNP pleads guilty to US sanctions violations

...sanctions by conducting currency transactions for clients in Sudan, Cuba and Iran.The transactions were made through the bank's New...with the transfer of billions of dollars on behalf of Iran, Cuba, Libya, Sudan and Myanmar.Standard Chartered paid $340 million...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-06-30/french-bank-bnp-pleads-guilty-us-sa
Business news

...to pay nearly $9 billion. It admits processing billions of dollars in illegal transactions on behalf of clients in Sudan, Cuba and Iran.5 charities to get help from GoogleWASHINGTON - Google has chosen five charities to develop ideas using Web-connected...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-09/business-news
All-Star Game might have an international flavor to it this year

...Darvish (Japan), Koji Uehara (Japan), Yoenis Cespedes (Cuba) and Julio Teheran (Colombia) also have impressive stats...some of these players, such as Tanaka (Japan) and Abreu (Cuba), have only been here for a few months."It's not surprising...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-07-03/all-star-game-might-have
Cuba says it will allow athletes to sign pro contracts in foreign sports leagues

...having to defect from the communist island?Cuba announced Friday that athletes from all...said Yasmani Tomas, who is one of Cuba's top talents.Under the new policy...for international competitions as well as Cuba's November-to-April league."We...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2013-09-27/cuba-says-it-will-allow-athletes-
Dodgers' Yasiel Puig vows to focus on baseball despite reports of threats

...Giants amid news reports that smugglers who helped him defect from Cuba threatened his life."I'm only concentrating on the season...federal lawsuit in Miami, say smugglers who helped Puig leave Cuba on a speedboat have made death threats against him and against...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2014-04-17/dodgers-yasiel-puig-vows
Woman will attempt swim from Cuba to Florida

...limits when she attempts a record swim from Cuba to Florida this week.The 29-year-old...come here as tourists and to engage more with Cuba ... to promote travel and great relations with Cuba," she said.Most U.S. travel to Cuba...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2013-06-10/woman-will-attempt-swim-cuba-flor