Jose Abreu Cuban Baseball Player Baseball player Jose Abreu, left his homeland in August 2013 and swiftly agreed to a six-year, $68 million contract with the Chicago White Sox. His contract is purported to be the largest rookie free-agent contract ever awarded to an international player in Major League Baseball. Jose Abreu was Cuba’s starting first baseman when they won the 2010 Intercontinental Cup, their first Gold in an international tournament in three years. He hit .292/.320/.500. In the finale, he went 1 for 3 and scored the first run in the victory over the Dutch national baseball team; he doubled off Rob Cordemans in the third and came home on a Yorbis Borroto hit. He helped Cuba finish second at the 2010 Pan American Games Qualifying Tournament. Jose Abreu is an earlier teammate of Los Angeles Dodgers’ rookie sensation Yasiel Puig, who left Cuba in 2012 and signed a seven-year, $42 million contract with the Dodgers. Puig made his major league debut on June 3 2013 and had a major involvement on the team’s surge into the post-season. Abreu, a strong 6-foot-3 (1.9-meter), 250-pound (113-kg) hitter who hit 128 home runs, drove in 430 runs and had a .334 batting average during eight seasons [...]
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Baseball player Jose Abreu, left his homeland in August 2013 and swiftly agreed to a six-year, $68 million contract with the Chicago White Sox. His contract is purported to be the largest rookie free-agent contract ever awarded to an international player in Major League Baseball. Jose Abreu was Cuba’s starting first baseman when they won the 2010 Intercontinental Cup, their first Gold in an international tournament in three years. He hit .292/.320/.500. In the finale, he went 1 for 3 [...]
Jon Secada Jon Secada is a Cuban-American singer and songwriter. Secada was born in Havana, Cuba on October 4, 1962 and raised in Hialeah near Miami, Florida. He has won two Grammy Awards and sold 20 million albums since his English-language debut album in 1992. His music fuses funk, soul, pop and Latin percussion. Secada also has worked as a songwriter for Gloria Estefan, Jennifer Lopez, Ricky Martin, Mandy Moore and other performers. Secada emigrated with his parents to [...]
Vida Guerra (born March 19, 1974) is a Cuban-born American glamour model. Her first notable appearance was in the U.S. edition of FHM magazine in December 2002; since then, she has modeled for many other men’s magazines. Born in Havana, Cuba, Guerra moved to the United States soon after, ending up in the town of Perth Amboy, New Jersey. While growing up, she entered several fashion shows modeling swim wear, and has appeared in music videos.[1 Guerra’s first national exposure [...]
Cuban singer Anais Abreu brings the captivating melodies of her country’s popular bolero to life. Her style briefly suggests to the listener two other famous interpreters of the Cuban filin song — Elena Burque and Moraima Sacada — but her delivery is unique without possible comparison
Lili Estefan (born March 20, 1967 in Havana, Cuba) is a famous well known Cuban American model and show host, currently the host of El Gordo y la Flaca on Univision Star of Sabado Gigante, Estefan first came to the spotlight in 1986, when she was hired by Univision to participate as a model at Sabado Gigante. Alongside Don Francisco, Estefan quickly became both a public favorite and a favorite of the show host himself (even appearing on his own [...]