was always talking about Yankee Imperialism?   A bunch of smugglers were taking his fruits of labor out of Cuba to work in the United States of America. Should all of the seventeen  players who entered illegally into the USofA,  be on a list of those who need to be returned to their country of origin, to legalize their right to remain in America?

Talented Cuban baseball players paid a South Florida smuggling ring a percentage of their contract totaling  millions of American dollars, to leave the communist island in “secretive ventures that included phony documents, false identities and surreptitious boat voyages to Mexico, Haiti and the Dominican Republic, federal prosecutors say.”

Toronto Blue Jays
Spring Training 2013 in Dunedin, Florida

http://www.tampabay.com/sports/trio-made-15m-to-smuggle-cubans-feds/2274843

“He has always taken care of his players, training them so that they could achieve their dream of playing MLB in the United States,” said Estrada’s lawyer, Sabrina Puglisi adding that he has never been involved in illegal human smuggling.

How about legal human smuggling (tourism) with fake documents Ms. Publisi?