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Why Did a University Call Off a Cuban Baseball Game?

Why Did a University Call Off a Cuban Baseball Game?
August 6, 2013

The American Civil Liberties Union is raising questions about why Florida International University called off a planned baseball game at its campus between players from a Cuban team and their former teammates who now live in the United States, the Associated Press reported. The university called off the game less than a week after it started selling tickets, saying that a "contractual matter" led to the decision and refusing to elaborate. The ACLU has filed an open-records request for communication between the university and an anti-Castro group. "We have troubling evidence that Florida International University canceled the contract for the event based on expectations about political speech or fears about hostile reaction from some community groups which may or may not occur," said Maria Kayanan, associate legal director of the ACLU of Florida.


Read more here: http://www.miamiherald.com/2013/08/02/3539021/aclu-wants-info-on-canceled-cuban.html#storylink=cpy

 

 

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