Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora said on Monday that his decision to skip his team's White House visit this Thursday was made "with conviction" in protest of the Trump administration's handling of the hurricane relief in his native Puerto Rico.
With the announcement of Wednesday's agreement that will allow Cuban players to safely come to the United States to play baseball in the same manner that professionals from South Korea and Japan can, the Orioles will have an even wider talent base to sift through.
The Tutoring Art organization will be hosting two art workshops to raise funds for the Thrivent Builds Habitat for Humanity International that will be traveling to the Dominican Republic this Nov. 10 to build or finish homes for many families in that country.
After Hurricane Maria hit, authorities began flying kidney patients in Vieques to the Puerto Rican mainland. The storm had ruined the only dialysis center on this tiny island; without treatment, the patients would die.
Consistent with his endless self-praise for his performance in office, President Donald Trump chose the arrival of Hurricane Florence as the occasion to give himself "an A-plus" in last year's Hurricane Maria assault on Puerto Rico.
Now that top Cuban prospect Victor Victor Mesa and his younger brother, Victor Mesa Jr., have been declared free agents by Major League Baseball, the Orioles plan to pursue both players aggressively, according to an industry source.
Ricardo Rowe will talk about his autobiography and his foundation at an author salon from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. April 12 at the Central Branch Library, 10375 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia. Preregistration: hclibrary.org or 410-313-7800.
University of Connecticut political scientist Charles Venator-Santiago offers a deeper history of the misunderstood Jones Act and how it effectively made Puerto Ricans into U.S. citizens, but kept Puerto Rico and the people who lived there a second-class place.
St. Mary of the Mills Catholic Church is hosting a Brides of Haiti fundraising bridal sale on Jan. 27. The church is hosting it along with St. Mary's Catholic Church and Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima in Barnesville.
Isabel Sainz, a political refugee from Cuba who became a devoted special-education teacher in Baltimore County, one who would bring her students to restaurants and shops and encourage them to participate in society, died Thursday of Alzheimer’s disease at her home in Towson. She was 81.
In a Giving Tuesday essay, David Weeks of Build Haiti Foundation and a teacher at Glenelg Country School, writes about a school in Camp Coq, Haiti, that could use donations toward tuition for village students.
Advocates for immigrants say they will ask Congress to grant permanent residence to the nearly 60,000 Haitians who are living in the United States under temporary protection that the Trump administration announced will expire in July 2019.