Share your salary with Raul Castro and you can play baseball in the majors

The corrupt Castro brothers never pass up an opportunity to enhance the family business.  No wonder that the Castro brothers made Forbes' list of "Fortunes Of Kings, Queens And Dictators."  Not a bad list for a couple of brothers who preach socialism and criticize capitalism. As my parents remember, professional sports were outlawed in Cuba in 1961.    That was then, or the days of the Soviet subsidy and when the regime survived stealing the property of Cubans and foreign interests.  Cuba had the best winter ball league before Castro.  The rosters included Cubans, like Minnie Minoso and Camilo Pascual, and many American players looking to make a good impression before spring training.  It was an elite winter league. This is now, or the reality that Cuba desperately needs hard currency and no one is lining up to lend the regime any money.  Why would you lend money to an enterprise that defaults...(Read Full Post)