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Ignazio Olarreaga
Miel A. Elustondo
Sparks-Reno, NV
May 28, 1995

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Ignazio Olarreaga, known among his co-workers as "Iggy", talks about the jai-alai sport, and his different experiences playing the game in different countries, Italy, Cuba and the US. Furthermore, Ignazio talks about his life in Cuba where he met Castro and Che Guevara after the triumph of the Revolution at the end of Batista's regime.

 

 

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Ignazio Olarreaga


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about the Basques in Cuba and Fidel Castro
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People

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Years

Zaragoza
Italy
Cuba
Spain
Sparks-Reno, NV
West Palm Beach, Tampa, Florida
Byars Construction Granite Co.
Motriko
Miami
 
Jessy
Abasolo
Jermias Avalia Dania
Juanito Saizarvitoria
Tomas Arrizabalaga
Atano III


Cesta Punta
Construction work
Cuba
Pelotaris

 

1960s
 

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