• In this Thursday, April 7, 2016 file photo, Chicago White Sox's Jose Abreu, right, is congratulated by Todd Frazier (21) and Melky Cabrera (53) after hitting a two run home run off Oakland Athletics' Kendall Graveman in the sixth inning of a baseball game in Oakland, Calif. A recently unsealed grand jury indictment against three men provides fresh details about the smuggling of 17 Cuban players, among them Jose Abreu of the Chicago White Sox and Leonys Martin of the Seattle Mariners, Tuesday, April 26, 2016.(AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)

    Cuban players paid smugglers $15 million, prosecutors say

    MIAMI (AP) — Cuban baseball players paid a South Florida-based smuggling ring more than $15 million 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.

  • This April 17, 2016 photo shows Micheler Castor, who is deaf, holding a picture of him with his wife Jesula Gelin, who's also deaf, with their children at his home in Leveque, a community where a group of deaf people relocated after the 2010 earthquake in Cabaret, Haiti. Castor's wife was beaten, stabbed and burned to death along with two of her deaf friends as they walked home from the capital to their village. Relatives who identified them in a morgue said their tongues were cut out in an apparent act of ritualistic savagery. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)

    Slaying of 3 deaf women in Haiti highlights vulnerability

    LEVEQUE, Haiti (AP) — The three friends had spent the day stocking up on food in the Haitian capital when they left for their village, setting off on the 20-mile trip home by foot because the minibuses known as tap-taps weren’t running after a bridge collapse.