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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)

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Signs in favor of United States and Cuba relations sit on the ground across the street from the new Cuban Embassy in Washington, Monday, July 20, 2015. The United States and Cuba restored full diplomatic relations Monday after more than five decades of frosty relations rooted in the Cold War. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

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Cuba's Jose Garcia watches his ball while hitting a walk off home run off Puerto Rico pitcher Raul Rivera in the ninth inning of the bronze medal baseball game at the Pan Am Games, Sunday, July 19, 2015, in Ajax, Ontario. Cuba won 7-6. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

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Cuban leader Fidel Castro, left, and Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev hug at the United Nations in late 1960. (AP Photo/Marty Lederhandler)

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In this file photo released on Monday, May 11, 2015, Pope Francis meets Cuban President Raul Castro during a private audience at the Vatican, Sunday, May 10, 2015. Cuban President Raul Castro has been welcomed at the Vatican by Pope Francis, who played a key role in the breakthrough between Washington and Havana aimed at restoring U.S.-Cuban diplomatic ties. (Gregorio Borgia, File Pool Photo via AP)

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FILE - In this Dec. 19, 2014 file photo - A street entertainer waits for tourists in Old Havana, Cuba. The thawing of U.S.-Cuba relations has inspired many Cubans to think big. Visits by Americans were up 36 percent between January and early May of 2015 compared to the same period a year ago, and up 14 percent among all international arrivals. That surge is likely to continue as interest in the destination grows and it gets easier for Americans to travel there. (AP Photo/Desmond Boylan, File)

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This May 15, 2015 photo shows Mario Otero in front of a classic American car driven by his friend Camilo Rodriguez in Havana, Cuba. Otero, 25, works as a waiter in one of Havana's best restaurants, has a tourism degree, moonlights as a private tour guide with a goal of someday opening his own tourism agency, and sees increased tourism in Cuba as a key to achieving his dreams. Otero, who speaks English and French, is also renovating a house he hopes to rent to tourists. (AP Photo/Beth J. Harpaz)

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This May 17, 2015 photo shows the El Floridita bar decorated with a statue of writer Ernest Hemingway, also pictured on the wall in a photo with Fidel Castro, in Old Havana, Cuba. For a drinking tour, consider Ernest Hemingway’s advice: "My mojito in La Bodeguita, my daiquiri in El Floridita.” (AP Photo/Beth J. Harpaz)