Fidel Castro is hopping mad at Edmonton. The item is all over the internet and appears to be a wonderful story of young people finding freedom. I suggest you google “Castro Edmonton baseball” or some such and it’ll come right up. DO NOT google “Castro angry” because you’ll get more than 2 million results. Hey, you try denying freedom to your people for 50 years and see if you can be happy every day.
Castro is quoted as saying “Edmonton has become a dumping ground. The Cuban athletes were badly taken care of.” Liar.
Those of us old enough to remember too many outrageous images of young men and women making gallant but doomed runs (East Germany had a shoot-to-order policy at the dividing line in Berlin) to freedom many years ago welcome this kind of opportunity and hope for many in the future.
If only Fidel had been a better ball player.