MLB Looks To Open Door For Cubans Amid US Policy Revamp

Law360, New York (March 9, 2016, 5:59 PM EST) -- Major League Baseball is looking to strike while the iron is hot to create ways for its teams to sign Cuban nationals as President Barack Obama continues to push for normalized relations with the nearby Caribbean country in the final year of his presidency.

The U.S. and Cuba have long shared a love of baseball, but the U.S. Cold War-era embargo has made it difficult for Cuban baseball players to make it into MLB. Now, Obama is looking to peel back all the embargo prohibitions he...
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