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Cuba: Baseball has its place in Afide convention 2019

Tuesday November 12, 2019, Prensa Latina

Havana, Nov 12 (Latin Press) The second date of the International Convention of Physical Activity and Sports Afide 2019 reserved today, in this capital, a space for debating about baseball, its current trends and the practical applications of different investigations .

The American Thomas Goodman, executive director of the Caribbean Foundation for Education and Baseball, made a presentation on the impact of diplomacy in this discipline, based on the experience of his group in promoting relations between his country and Cuba.

For Goodman, for the second time as a delegate to the convention, ‘sport is a vehicle for building bridges’ and stressed that at times like these of strong political tensions’, the commitment to strengthen ties between two peoples who love the game of balls and strikes’.

“Afide is a sign of diplomacy, as many people gather to exchange on specific and general issues,” said the American visitor in a hall of the Convention Center in this capital.

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