They transported more than 25 soldiers from Havana to Miami on a special flight approved by the Cuban government and operated by Swift Air.
Just hours after the Cuban baseball team arrived in Miami, it was already confirmed that one player had left the team, 22-year-old Caesar Prieto.
When the bus arrived at West Palm Beach, the disgruntled young player at the Cuban Baseball Federation said, “Get off the bus. He walked out and got into a car. “
Many believe that a great future awaits him because, according to the speakers of this game, Caesar Prieto is the most coveted opportunity by MLP organizations.
For more than 3 years without providing diplomatic services, the US Embassy in Havana issued visas to athletes to participate in pre-Olympic competitions at stadiums in West Palm Beach and Port St. Lucy from May 31 to June 5.
This provoked strong reactions from Congresswoman Maria Elvira Salazar and her exiled opponents.
Salazar says it is not fair for 24 soldiers to get visas at the Havana embassy, while residents in his district are waiting for visas for relatives on the island, urging them to travel to the United States urgently, but the embassy did not respond to their request.
Group B will face the major powers of baseball in Venezuela, Canada and Colombia.
Meanwhile, in Group A, the United States will meet with the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico and Nicaragua.