During the recent 7th Congress of the Communist Party of Cuba, it was agreed that the Draft Conceptualization of the Cuban Economic and Social Model and the National Economic and Social Development Plan through 2030 would be submitted to a process of democratic consultation across Cuban society
The only, definitive independence Cubans celebrate is that achieved on January 1, 1959, with the leadership of our undefeated Comandante en Jefe Fidel Castro Ruz. Someone failed to tell Donald Trump this, before he congratulated the Cuban people for their independence on May 20.
February 1, the champions of Cuba’s 55th National Series, Ciego de Ávila, will have the expectations of the entire country on its shoulders, as the squad takes to the field in this year’s edition of the Caribbean Series, in the Dominican Republic
A ceremonial send-off for the team set to play in the 4th World Baseball Classic was held in Havana's José Martí Memorial yesterday, February 16, with Alfredo Despaigne serving as the flag-bearer, escorted by Lázaro Blanco and Carlos Benítez, also members of the national title-winning Sorrels of Granma
4TH WORLD BASEBALL CLASSIC
Jonder Martínez will take the place of star pitcher Freddy Asiel Álvarez in a last minute change, with Lázaro Blanco, Vladimir García and Vladimir Baños, as the main openers. Negotiations with Major League Baseball in the U.S continue but will not impact this competition
Reaching a contractual agreement which enables Cubans to play baseball in the United States without renouncing their country and people, and to represent their nation in international competitions and national tournaments, as long as schedules don’t clash, would be a genuine contribution to efforts to normalize relations and a indisputable demonstration of good will, a fundamental principle of global sports
WORLD BASEBALL CLASSIC
A grand slam by Alfredo Despaigne in a decisive game against Australia sends Cuba to the second round of the international competition
Players from Cuba’s national youth team will compete in the League, as well the traditional tournament against the United States. An Under-18 squad from the island will also participate in a tournament held in Quebec prior to the World Cup of this division
The return to the field of Ariel Pestano and Luis Ulacia, two star players from Cuban teams of the 1990s, is the big news at the beginning of the 4th Under-23 National Baseball Series
How can it be possible for an organization that violates its very own institutional procedures to assert that a state is suffering the alteration of its democratic order?