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A woman shutters a window of her house before the arrival of Hurricane Matthew in Santiago, Cuba, Sunday, Oct. 2, 2016. Hurricane Mathew, one of the most powerful Atlantic hurricanes in recent history weakened a little on Saturday as it drenched coastal Colombia and roared across the Caribbean on a course that threatened Jamaica, Haiti and Cuba.(AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

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People arrive with their belongings at a shelter prior the arrival of the Hurricane Matthew in Santiago, Cuba, Sunday, Oct. 2, 2016. Hurricane Mathew, one of the most powerful Atlantic hurricanes in recent history weakened a little on Saturday as it drenched coastal Colombia and roared across the Caribbean on a course that threatened Jamaica, Haiti and Cuba.(AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

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A woman from Cuba waves Adonia leaves port in Miami, Sunday, May 1, 2016, en route to Cuba. After a half-century of waiting, passengers finally set sail on Sunday from Miami on an historic cruise to Cuba. Carnival's Cuba cruises, operating under its Fathom band, will visit the ports of Havana, Cienfuegos and Santiago de Cuba. (Patrick Farrell/The Miami Herald via AP)

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FILE - In this Monday, March 21, 2016, file photo, Cuban President Raul Castro, right, lifts up the arm of President Barack Obama at the conclusion of their joint news conference at the Palace of the Revolution in Havana, Cuba. One of Cuba’s most renowned advocates of economic reform has been fired from his University of Havana think tank, on Wednesday, April 20, for sharing information with Americans without authorization, among other alleged violations.(AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa, File)

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Mick Jagger of The Rolling Stones performs in Havana, Cuba, Friday March 25, 2016. The Stones are performing in a free concert in Havana Friday, becoming the most famous act to play Cuba since its 1959 revolution. (AP Photo/Enric Marti)

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Fans wait for the start of the Rolling Stones concert in Havana, Cuba, Friday March 25, 2016. The Stones are performing in a free concert in Havana Friday, becoming the most famous act to play Cuba since its 1959 revolution. (AP Photo/Enric Marti)

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U.S. President Barack Obama, right, and his Cuban counterpart Raul Castro wave to cheering fans as they arrive for a baseball game between the Tampa Bay Rays and the Cuban national baseball team, in Havana, Cuba, Tuesday, March 22, 2016. The crowd roared as Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro entered the stadium and walked toward their seats in the VIP section behind home plate. It's the first game featuring an MLB team in Cuba since the Baltimore Orioles played in the country in 1999. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)

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President Barack Obama gestures to another guest as he arrives for a state dinner at the Palace of the Revolution in Havana, Cuba, Monday, March 21, 2016. Obama's visit to Cuba is a crowning moment in his and Cuban President Raul Castro's bid to normalize ties between two countries that sit just 90 miles apart. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)

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President Barack Obama, right, and first lady Michelle arrive for a state dinner with Cuba's President Raul Castro, left, at the Palace of the Revolution in Havana, Cuba, Monday, March 21, 2016. Obama's visit to Cuba is a crowning moment in his and Castro's bid to normalize ties between two countries that sit just 90 miles apart. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)

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Illustration on Obama's normalization of relations with Cuba by William Brown/ Tribune Content Agency

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In this Nov. 21, 2013, file photo reviewed by the U.S. military, dawn arrives at the now closed Camp X-Ray at the Guantanamo Bay Naval Base in Cuba — a camp that was used as the first detention facility for al Qaeda and Taliban militants who were captured after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the U.S. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

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A soldier carrying a fumigating machine enters a home as residents wait outside in Havana, Cuba, Monday, Feb. 22, 2016. Cuban President Raul Castro announced Monday that he is dispatching soldiers to help keep the Zika virus out of Cuba, calling on the entire country to help kill the mosquito that carries the disease. Castro says Cuba has yet to report a case of Zika. (AP Photo/Desmond Boylan)

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What big-league baseball prospect was jailed in Cuba from 1953 to 1955 before going on to bigger things?

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Cuba's President Raul Castro speaks with Pope Francis during the pontiff's farewell ceremony at the airport in Santiago, Cuba, Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015. Pope Francis wrapped up his visit to Cuba Tuesday by celebrating Mass at the country's most revered shrine and giving a pep talk with families before flying north to Washington for the start of his U.S. tour. (Ismael Francisco/Cubadebate Via AP)

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In this photo taken on Monday, Sept. 21, 2015, Pope Francis lights a candle during his visit at the sanctuary of the Virgin of Charity of Cobre, in El Cobre, Cuba. Francis arrived in the sanctuary shortly after landing in the nearby eastern city of Santiago, his final stop in Cuba before heading to the U.S. (L'Osservatore Romano/Pool Photo via AP)

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Pope Francis arrives to celebrate Mass in Revolution Square in Havana, Cuba, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015. Pope Francis opens his first full day in Cuba on Sunday with what normally would be the culminating highlight of a papal visit: Mass before hundreds of thousands of people in Havana's Revolution Plaza. (Tony Gentile/POOL via AP)

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A worker wipes a representation of the The Great Seal of the United States at the newly opened U.S. Embassy in Havana, Cuba. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

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A young Cuban crocodile opens its jaws in a quarantined enclosure at the National Zoo in Havana, Cuba, Wednesday, May 27, 2015. Ten young female crocodiles were donated to Cuba by the Skansen Zoo in Stockholm where they were born and will be shortly returned to the Zapata swamp in central Cuba. Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro made a gift of a couple of crocodiles in the 1980's to Soviet cosmonaut Vladimir Shatalov who donated them to the Zoo in Moscow which in turn donated them to Skansen Zoo. (AP Photo/Desmond Boylan)

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Democratic presidential candidate and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton calls on Congress to end the trade embargo the U.S. has imposed against Cuba since 1962 during a campaign stop at Florida International University in Miami on July 31, 2015. (Associated Press)