Minnie Minoso paved way for many players in Major League Baseball

...Chicago on May 1, 1951, homering in his first plate appearance. It was the start of a beautiful relationship.Minoso, a Havana native who spent most of his career in left field, is one of only two players to appear in a major league game in five different...

Players' union head: future spring games in Cuba possible

...Orioles played a spring exhibition in Havana against the Cuban national team in 1999...Triple-A affiliate on the island, the Havana Sugar Kings.Cuba and the U.S. have...major leagues. There were four teams in Havana. He was the MVP of something and he came...

After 50 years, big changes coming to Cuba tourism

HAVANA - U.S. tourists are roaming the streets of Old Havana, listening to lectures on Art Deco architecture and meeting...Francisco that included a guided architecture tour of Havana.The new Treasury Depart ment rules have not yet been...

Don't start planning Cuban vacation yet

...won't be able to just hop on a plane to Havana. It remains illegal for most U.S. citizens...nonstop flights in February from Toronto to Havana. A nonstop flight on Cubana from Cancun to Havana during the same period is $410 and a trip...

Maria Stincer

...February 6, 2015. Maruja was born in Havana, Cuba in 1923. She was preceded in death...Maruja graduated from Colegio Eucaristo in Havana, Cuba. She married E. F. (Chiquitico...and had four children. In addition to Havana, she resided in Nassau, Bahamas, Milledgeville...

Orlando Hernandez feels pain in Havana

HAVANA -- Cuban defector Livan Hernandez on Saturday...playing in the Latin American Stadium" in Havana, said Orlando, who boasts a lifetime record...Cuba's best teams, the Industriales of Havana, as well as the national team that traveled...

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At the Movies: 'Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights'

...Baby in the corner in "Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights." For that, you can be thankful...prim, studious American who moves to Havana in 1958 with her parents (Sela Ward...just feel the music." Never mind that Havana is on the verge of revolution - these...

Raul Castro welcomes renewal of relations with US

HAVANA - Cuban President Raul Castro told Cubans...them "in a civilized manner."Streets in Havana were calm as people gathered around television...at the University of San Geronimo in Old Havana."For the Cuban people, I think this...

US-Cuba diplomatic thaw could benefit industries

...New Orleans and North Dakota beans to Havana. Cuban families ate bowls of American...tourists flocked to casinos and nightclubs in Havana.The United States' commercial ties...re-establish diplomat relations with Havana, and economic ties are expected to follow...

Coming soon to US: Cuba Libre, with real Cuban rum

...legal rights to the recipe and name of Havana Club, a popular rum created in 1935 by...Cubaexport, already had been selling Havana Club rum, distilled in Cuba, in other...would be allowed to continue selling its Havana Club in the U.S. In 2012, the U...