Two Cuban baseball players defect in Puerto Rico

World Feb 5, 2015

Two Cuban baseball players defect in Puerto Rico

Two Cuban baseball players defected in Puerto Rico, where a squad from their country is playing in the Caribbean Series against four other Latin American teams, Cuban sports officials said on Wednesday. Pitcher Vladimir Gutierrez, 19, rookie of the year in the Cuban league last ...

Emperor, councilors weigh war declaration; simplified Japanese created for foreigners; Russian musicians defect; foreigners' office hears thousands of problems

National / History | JAPAN TIMES GONE BY Aug 2, 2014

Emperor, councilors weigh war declaration; simplified Japanese created for foreigners; Russian musicians defect; foreigners' office hears thousands of problems

by Edan Corkill

100 YEARS AGO Sunday, Aug. 16 1914 Emperor, councilors weigh war declaration The Emperor of Japan, his councilors and his Ministers met yesterday in the Grand Council Chamber of the Palace to consider the most momentous question such august councils are ever called upon to ...