posted on Dec, 15 2005 @ 07:13 AM
the US government has denied permits for the Cuban to come here to participate in the World Baseball Champonships.
Organizers will work to have the decision reversed, said Paul Archey, the senior vice president of Major League Baseball International, and Gene Orza,
the chief operating officer of the Major League Baseball Players Association.
A permit from the Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control is necessary because of U.S. laws governing certain commercial transactions
with the Fidel Castro-controlled nation
what a shame, Cuba has some great ballplayers at it will not be a true World Championship without them, i thought that when the foolish Olympic
boycotts ended it would have been the end of politics in sports