Esquina Caliente
Havana's hot corner for Cuban sports talk


Welcome to our unique Cuban sports forum. Esquina Caliente means "Hot Corner" and is located at Parque Central across the street from Hotel Inglaterra in Habana Vieja Cuba. It is across from the Capitolio.

Esquina Caliente - Cuba sports talk... mostly about Cuban baseball.

Look for a group of men under the statue of Jose Martí or listen for the shouting and you will know you are near esquina caliente.

Cuban Cigars

Cuban Cigars There was a documentary made about this location in 1999 titled La Esquina Caliente. The "Hot Corner" is mainly for discussions about baseball but we will expand the range to include all Cuban sports and discussions about Cuban athletes.

We are working to develop a discussion forum for each category of Cuban sports in English and in Spanish:

  • Cuban Baseball
  • Cuban Boxing
  • Cuban Volleyball
  • Havana Marathon (Marabana)
  • Cuban Chess and Dominos (not a sport and not much to debate but Cuban are passionate about both)
  • Cuban Martial Arts
  • Cuban Cycling
  • Cuban Sports Memorabilia
  • Olympics
  • Statistics
  • Schedules
  • Venues
  • Your Cuban Sports Experience

Read about Cuban sports and discusss sports in Cuba in the Entertainment forum at the Havana Journal.

Cuba Sports News

New Artemisa and Mayabeque province baseball teams

With the elimination of the province of La Habana comes the elimination of the La Habana Vaqueros.  It their place will be the Mayabeque Huracanes (Hurricanes), playing out of the province’s new capital, San Jose de las Lajas. 

The baseball team now from Artemisa province has been named the Cazadores (Hunters) and they will play out of the capital of Artemisa in 26 de Julio Stadium.  

More about these new Cuban baseball teams

The best website for Cuban baseball is Cuba Ball and you might be fortunate enough to travel to Cuba with them to watch baseball games in Cuba.


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