Slugger Yasmani Tomas defects from Cuba, authorities say

HAVANA - Hard-hitting outfielder Yasmani Tomas, of Havana's powerhouse ballclub Industriales, has defected, Cuban authorities said Friday.News of Tomas' defection came in a single paragraph at the end of an article in Communist Party newspaper...

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...

What Is It?

...in truth, we're not sure.) Suffice it to say it was a big, heavy, shiny car.The particular photo was shot in 2008 in Havana, a prime place to find old American autos because the trade embargo forces owners to go to great lengths to keep their old...

Vintage baseball cards from the early 1900s to go on the auction block in January

...they're bright, they're folky, they're Americana," Thibodeau said.The collector preferred a cigarette brand from Havana called El Principe De Gales. But there are cards featuring logos from other cigarette brands of the era like American Beauty...

Odds and Ends

...Great Falls man heard from people like the English cigar fan who sent two Havanas. "They were $12 cigars and they were good," Breuning said. "You can't get good Havana cigars like that out here." He also got a birthday note and a few more...

XXX Bizarre

...and better benefits. Humidors hold water If you're serious about your cigars, and you want a humidor that will keep your Havanas in optimum condition, you could spend $8,000 or a few bucks, according to Cigar Aficionado magazine. Cigar Aficionado...

Carolyn Askew

...great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren; sister, Kathryn Wilson of Palmetto; and sister-in-law, Kathryn Adams of Havana, Florida. Funeral services were held at 3:00 P.M., Sunday, September 14, 2014, at New Rocky Creek Baptist Church...

Hemingway's haunts plan events in honor of his birthday

...tours have included Hemingway landmarks in Havana.Visitors are not allowed inside the...watering hole was El Floridita bar, the Old Havana birthplace of the daiquiri, where legend...as a mini-museum.Across the Bay of Havana in Cojimar, a sleepy fishing village...

Author taught dancing and learned about herself in 1970 Havana

...seemed to invite careful reflection. But I also experienced them as crushing words, without nuances or secrets," she writes. Havana took a heavy toll on Guillermoprieto, who could not rationalize her belief in art and the individual with her nascent awareness...