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This Day. Fidel and the 1966 Central American and Caribbean Games

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Cuba wins Central American and Caribbean Games

With 123 gold medals, this was the 10th time that Cuba has won the games.
Cuban athletes celebrate during the games' closing ceremony | Photo: Veracruz 2014 CACG

Cuban athletes celebrate during the games’ closing ceremony | Photo: Veracruz 2014 CACG

Central American and Caribbean Games logoDespite Mexico dominating the 2014 Central American and Caribbean Games (CACG) medal table for almost the whole competition, Cuba managed to emerge as the final winner of the event.

Cuba ended with 123 gold, 66 silver and 65 bronze medals, while Mexico, the host nation, finished in second place with 115, 106 and 111 medals respectively. It was the 10th time Cuba has won the games. It did not participate in the 2010 tournament in Puerto Rico because of restrictions imposed by the U.S. blockade. Continue reading

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Mexico, Cuba and Colombia lead Veracruz Games

Central American and Caribbean Games logoteleSUR (Nov. 16) – At the 22nd Central American and Caribbean Games in Mexican port city of Veracruz, Mexico’s delegation has won 22 gold medals, with Cuban athletes taking 11 gold medals so far.

After two days of competition at the 2014 Central American and Caribbean Games in Veracruz, Mexico, the games are so far being dominated by the hosts, along with Cuba and Colombia.

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Veracruz becomes the capital of Central American and Caribbean sport

Beginning November 14, the city will play host to the XXII Central American and Caribbean Games, making Mexico a four-time host of the competition. OSCAR SÁNCHEZ SERRA

Central American and Caribbean Games logoCentral America and the Caribbean are partying in the Mexican city of Veracruz. With the lighting of the flame on November 14, to mark the start of the twenty-second edition of the Games, the oldest regional games of the modern era, the fraternal struggle to be the fastest, strongest and highest in more than 40 sports will begin. Continue reading

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