Monthly Archives: March 2007

On Cuban baseball – interview with Peter Bjarkman

After all, why should the Cubans allow their baseball talent pool to become a bargain basement fire sale for the sole benefit of greedy big league clubs? – Peter Bjarkman

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Fraternity, democracy on the diamond

By PEDRO de la HOZ

Ken Lawrence with the board members of the Cuba-Canada Sports and Culture Festivals

DANNEY AND JACKSON GOOSH knew why they were sweating in the relentless tropical sun as they carried thick boards for the bleachers at the stadium in Calabazar. Months before, these teenage students and baseball lovers from a high school on the Pacific Coast of Canada got involved in a solidarity effort that would go way beyond their expectations. Continue reading

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