Americans have fishing competition in waters off Cuba

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One of the oldest fishing competitions is underway right now in the waters off Cuba. CCTV America’s Michael Voss filed this report from Havana.

Americans have fishing competition in waters off Cuba

Americans have fishing competition in waters off Cuba

One of the oldest fishing competitions is underway right now in the waters off Cuba CCTV America's Michael Voss filed this report from Havana.

Highlights:

  • The tournament was first held in 1950 and it was famous American author Ernest Hemingway who won it that year.
  • This is the 65th Hemingway Fishing Tournament. It was regularly cancelled during the Cold War, for distractions like the failed Bay of Pigs Invasion and the Cuban Missile Crisis.