Guillen suspended five games for Castro comments

9:37 AM, Apr 10, 2012   |    comments
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Miami, FL (Sports Network) - Miami Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen has been suspended five games by the team for comments he made about former Cuban leader Fidel Castro.

Guillen was quoted in a Time magazine article, which appeared online last Friday, praising Castro for his longevity in the face of international scorn.

The comments have drawn severe criticism from a Miami community heavily populated with Cuban-Americans, many of whom left the Caribbean island nation to escape atrocities from Castro's dictatorial regime. Some Cuban-American groups have called for Guillen's ouster.

More to follow.

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