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Not-So-Free Speech

By Carl I'm struck by the diversity of comments here with regards to an interview given by the new Miami Marlins manager, Ozzie Guillen. Guillen committed the nearly unpardonable sin of having kind words to say about Fidel Castro and Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez. A little background. The Miami Marlins baseball team opened a new stadium this season, right smack in the heart of Little Havana, la communidad el Norte for Cuban refugees.
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Miami Marlins Manager Ozzie Guillen Suspended Five Games For Saying He Loves Fidel Castro

Sports : Business Insider: Sports Page (3 years ago)

Major League Baseball has suspended Ozzie Guillen five games after saying, "I love Fidel Castro." Guillen's comment was made for an upcoming story in Time magazine where he said he respected Castro because he hung around even though... Read Post

Ozzie Guillen to address media about Fidel Castro comments

Sports : The Early Lead (3 years ago)

Miami Marlins Manager Ozzie Guillen will address his controversial comments about Cuban leader Fidel Castro, comments that angered residents, many of whom fled the leader’s regime for South Florida. Guillen, in a interview,... Read Post

Ozzie Guillen Suspended For Comments On Fidel Castro [Ozzie Guillen]

Sports : Deadspin (3 years ago)

The Miami Marlins have suspended manager Ozzie Guillen for five games after an interview in Time in which Guillen made comments interpreted as pro-Castro. Guillen said he "love[s] Fidel Castro…I respect Fidel Castro. You know why? A... Read Post

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