HAVANA Men's Nike Air Max 97 All White UK Sale , July 15 (Xinhua) -- The Cuban team of 24 baseball players travels Monday night to the United States for a five-game series with a hosting team from July 18 to 23 in Nebraska, Iowa and North Carolina, the island's official site Cubadebate said.

On his part, the National Baseball Director, Higinio Velez, offered to the national TV a list of the squad, including the catchers Lorenzo Quintana and Lazaro Herrera.

Also the infielders Edilse Silva, Jose Miguel Fernandez Nike Air Max 97 OG Undefeated Sail White UK Sale , Andy Sarduy, Yulieski Gourriel, Yurisbel Gracial, Yordan Manduley, Erisbel Arruebarrena and Yunior Paumier.

The selected outfielders are Yasmani Tomas, Male Dayron, Irait Chirino, Ariel Sanchez and William Luis.

Meanwhile Men's Nike Air Max 97 KPU TPU All Black UK Sale , the pitching area is covered by Ismel Jimenez, Freddy Asiel Alvarez, Joel Suarez, Raicel Iglesias, Misael Siverio, Norge Luis Ruiz, Vladimir Garcia, Noelvis Entenza and Diosdani Castillo.

Only seven men of these 24 participated in the previous confrontation held in Havana last year: Gourriel Nike Men's Air Max TN Triple Black UK Sale , Arruebarrena, William Luis, Ismel, Freddy Asiel, Joel Suarez and Vladimir.

Victor Mesa continues as the technical director, assisted by Lazaro Lopez, Alexis Garro, and Victor Figueroa Air Max TN Men's Black White UK Sale , while the pitching trainers are Jesus Manso and Jose Ramon Riscart.

According to the program, the first game will be held in the main stadium of the Iowa, later the teams will move to the Werner Field of Omaha, Nebraska, to play on 19 and 20.

On 21 the players will rest, and the series will conclude in North Carolina, with meetings at the National Training Complex (on 22) and at the Athletic Durham Bull (on 23).

The Cuba-U.S. series follows the bilateral confrontation held in Havana in July 2012, marking the renewal of these exchanges after baseball officials from both countries subscribed a Letter of Intention to resume the games Men's Nike Air Max TN Crisom UK Sale , suspended since 1996, when the entity US Baseball changed its leadership.

During the previous five-game series played at the Latin American Stadium in Havana, the hosting island achieved three victories in front of selected university students.

Some days ago, Paul Seiler, executive director of USA Baseball, remarked that the renovation of this series last year it was a historical step for the two countries that share a very rich history in that sports discipline.

Seiler expressed to be very happy of welcoming the Cuban team to play in an US field for the first time in 17 years. The baseball matches between the two neighboring nations began in 1987, but they were discontinued in 1996 when the USA Baseball changed its administration and unilaterally decided to remove the bilateral series of its annual competitive calendar.

So far, both nations have played 11 series of that type Men's Nike Vapormax Collegiate Navy Black UK Sale , with 34 Cuban victories and 23 setbacks.

According the island's baseball officials, the match offers an excellent opportunity to measure the acting of young players without much experience in the national team.

These games also serve as well as preparation for the upcoming World Baseball Challenge organized by the Canadian Federation in August.

Cuba and the United States severed diplomatic ties in 1961 over ideological differences, but maintain limited exchanges in the fields of sports, culture and academics.

NEW YORK, Aug. 10 (Xinhua) -- The U.S. dollar traded loweragainst most major currencies on Thursday as traditional safe-havencurrencies continued to rose amid political tension.

Analysts said risk aversion is still a big concern for marketsas tension between the United States and the Democratic People'sRepublic of Korea (DPRK) continues.

On Tuesday, U.S. President Donald Trump issued a warning to theDPRK that appeared to threaten a nuclear war with the Asiancountry. In response, the DPRK warned of preemptive strikes againstthe U.S. military base of Guam in the Pacific.

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In late New York trading, the euro rose to 1.1756 U.S. dollarsfrom 1.1753 U.S. dollars, and the British pound fell to 1.2975 U.S.dollars from 1.3002 U.S. dollars. The Australian dollar increasedto 0.7888 U.S. dollar from 0.7882 U.S. dollar.

The U.S. dollar bought 109.32 Japanese yen, lower than 109.90yen of the previous session. The U.S. dollar declined to 0.9637Swiss franc from 0.9638 Swiss franc, and it edged up to 1.2719Canadian dollars from 1.2702 Canadian dollars. Enditem

CAIRO, Aug. 8 (Xinhua) -- Egypt's economic growth rate duringthe fiscal year 201617 exceeded the government's expectations,reaching 4.1 percent while the total budget deficit hit 10.9percent of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) compared to 12.5percent in the previous fiscal year.

During a meeting with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi,Planning Minister Hala al-Said said that indicators showed that theeconomic growth rate reached 4.9 percent during the last quarter ofthe fiscal year 201617 Nike Vapormax 2018 Men's Black Colorful UK Sale , which ended in late June, bringing theannual economic growth rate to 4.1 percent.

The minister added that the GDP growth rate increased for thefirst time since 2007, in addition to an increase in commodityexports by 10 percent and a decrease of imports by 14 percent.

Trade deficit dropped by 26 percent, and the unemployment ratesdeclined during the third quarter of the fiscal year from 12.7 to12 percent, reflecting an increase in employment opportunities as aresult of national projects being implemented across the country,al-Said said.

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Sisi also called for rationalizing spending, increasing growthrates and raisi.