Where Barack Obama will attend a game on March 22nd

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Photos by Carlos Ernesto Escalona Martí (Kako) / Progreso Semanal.

HAVANA TIMES — Work continues full speed at Havana’s Latinoamericano Stadium where in less than three weeks US President Obama and his delegation will attend a baseball game between the Tampa Bay Rays and the Cuban National Team.

Electricians have been replacing the stadium installations and improving on the lighting. Around the Latino, as Cubans call it, pot holes and sidewalks are being quickly repaired.

Even the buildings with facades on the street leading up to the stadium are getting a fresh coat of paint courtesy of the government, reports Progreso Semanal.

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12 thoughts on “Bee Hive at Cuba’s Banner Stadium

  • I need your help! I am a high school administrator from the United States (Texas)who will be traveling to Havana on Friday and bringing with me about 100 lbs of donated baseball gloves, catchers mask/chest pads and leg guards, shirts, shoes, etc. The boys at my school raised money this year to purchase new equipment and they would like to donate their former equipment to a team in Havana. I am asking for some suggestions for where I should show up to find a school or a team who could benefit from this used equipment.

  • There is nothing and no one who is pro “Batista” I defy you to show me ANYTHING that represents a positive stance on Batista. As usual the Cuba issue with you is a zero sum game. It’s either Batista or Castro. Has it ever occurred to you the issues transcend them. But then you’ve been singing that tired tune since your days on the Miami Herald pages.

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