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A former University of Miami pitching coach pleaded guilty Monday to reduced misdemeanour charges and was sentenced to probation for his actions arising from the baseball steroids scandal centred at a South Florida clinic. Lazaro "Laser" Collazo, 51, pleaded guilty to two testosterone possession charges. Comment?
Waving U.S. and Cuban flags and chanting "Obama, traitor," anti-Castro protesters gathered Saturday in a Little Havana park in a show of opposition to the president's plan to normalize relations with the communist nation. Cuban-American exiles and island opposition leaders vowed to continue fighting the thawing relationship between the countries and prevent any lifting of the embargo. Comment?
Even with the announced thawing of relations between the U.S. and Cuba, commercial sales of Cuban cigars remain illegal in the U.S. A worker is shown selecting cigars at the H. Upmann cigar factory in Havana, Cuba, March 1, 2013, where people can take tours as part of the 15th annual Cigar Festival. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Ramon Espinosa MIAMI - The coveted Cuban cigar is set to make its first legal appearance in the U.S. in years, with relaxed guidelines allowing American travellers to return with a few of the once-forbidden items in their suitcases. Comment?
When Cuban and American leaders announced they would restore diplomatic relations after a standoff lasting more than a half-century, all eyes in the U.S. immediately turned to Miami, where many expected the country's largest population of Cuban exiles to pour angrily into the streets. Outrage was decidedly muted, however, with only a handful of demonstrations, while some of the expatriates known for their support of isolationist tactics actually expressed support for the changes. Comment?
A man described by the Drug Enforcement Administration as a black-market chemist who concocted athletic performance-enhancing drugs in his garage pleaded not guilty Thursday to criminal charges arising from Major League Baseball's recent drug scandal. Paulo Berejuk, 50, entered the plea during a federal court hearing on charges of conspiring to distribute testosterone and human growth hormone, both controlled substances. Comment?
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