Cuban baseball legend Conrado Marrero receives a jersey with his national colours and a cap as he celebrates his 100th birthday on April 25, 2011 at his home in Havana. Marrero, nicknamed 'El Premier' or 'Guajiro de Laberinto' and now blind, pitched in the US Major League Baseball (MLB) in the 1950's.  AFP PHOTO/STR

Oldest Former Major Leaguer Turns 101 in Cuba

Not bad for a man who is a year older than Boston’s iconic Fenway Park, which celebrated its centenary earlier this month.


The Cuban Team celebrates its victory over Mexico during the XVI Panamerican Games in Lagos de Moreno, State of Jalisco,  Mexico on October 25, 2011. Cuba won 6-0 and Bronze medal. AFP PHOTO/Raul ARBOLEDA

College Baseball Players to Face Cubans in July

HAVANA (AP) — U.S. college baseball players will face a Cuban team this summer, renewing play after 16 years with a five-game series between nations with bitter relations. The games between college national teams will […]



Chicago – Havana Flights Begin

The Chicago Aviation Department says C&T Charters will fly a weekly round trip flight from O’Hare to Havana every Friday.


Cuba 2 Getty Images Dan Holmberg

Illinois Sees Big Money in Trade with Cuba

State Rep. Jack Franks says the state’s goal should be $1 billion of agricultural exports to Cuba alone.




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