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Marathon swimmer starts long Cuba-U.S. journey

Marathon swimmer Penny Palfrey, a 49-year-old grandmother, dove into the clear waters of the Florida Straits on Friday to try to break her own world record by swimming 103 miles from Cuba to the United States without a shark cage. Read More

Dodgers make statement with deal for Cuban outfielder Yasiel Puig

The Dodgers reintroduced themselves as players in the international market when they agreed to a seven-year, $42-million deal with the 21-year-old who has not played organized baseball in over a year.  Read More

Venezuela to join in oil exploration off Cuba, plans to invest $40 million, official says

Venezuela’s national oil company will join in exploratory drilling for crude in deep waters off Cuba, the company’s president said Read More