TIME article on baseball diplomacy in Nicaragua

 I just saw Invictus, so sports-politics combo is on my mind. Here’s a recent piece by Granada-based journalist Tim Rogers on a related subject:

Can U.S. Baseball Diplomacy Get the Save in Nicaragua?

“I think the State Department is coming to realize, belatedly, that [baseball] can be a very effective tool in public diplomacy,” Callahan told TIME. In the case of the U.S. and Nicaragua, he said, “of all the things that unite us, I think the great sport of baseball is the most important.”

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