Gurriel signs with Astros

Jul 17, 2016

Gurriel signs with Astros

Houston general manager Jeff Luhnow first saw Yulieski Gurriel play a decade ago in a tournament in Amsterdam. He imagined him playing in the major leagues and made that dream a reality Saturday when he signed the Cuban free agent to a five-year deal ...

Eight U.S. airlines nominated for scheduled Havana services

Jul 8, 2016

Eight U.S. airlines nominated for scheduled Havana services

U.S. transport authorities nominated eight airlines to begin regularly scheduled services to Havana, to end a nearly six-decade break. The Department of Transportation said the airlines proposed for the service would share 20 round-trip flights a day already approved by the two governments, to ...

Jul 5, 2016

Waterspouts hurt 38 on beach near Havana, level dwellings

A severe storm that created several waterspouts roared onshore at a popular beach south of the Cuban capital over the weekend, injuring 38 people and damaging dozens of buildings, the island’s official media reported Monday. The waterspouts happened with little warning Saturday evening at ...