When Cuba Tried to Save Its National Baseball Team

From a Washington Post column by Abraham Jiménez Enoa headlined “Cuba tried to save its baseball team. It’s efforts had unintended consequences”:

Cuba is a country in crisis. Poverty is widespread, wages are stagnant, unofficial unemployment figures are high and food costs are rising. But with its citizens leaving at historic rates on rafts or by crossing dangerous Central American jungles, and with more than 1,000 political prisoners in its jails, the Cuban regime has decided to try to save … baseball.