Known as “La Casa del 32”, the home with eight bedrooms and the same number of bathrooms accommodates “large groups of up to 16 people” for as little as $184 per night to enjoy the comforts of home. are ready to pay. However, the people who will get the most out of it are “baseball enthusiasts” as the decor is allusion to the life of the former center fielder of the Cuban and Las Villas teams. The promotion ensures that “they will be pleased, as it is a paradise for sports lovers.”
Focused on the United States living market, Victor Mesa and the hosts who run their business in Vedado assure that renters will be able to create “lasting memories” during their stay, while the whole family will have “fun and relaxation” There will be a place. ,
Those who reserve can also separately order food services which will be prepared by the staff in charge in the kitchen area. That way, they’ll enjoy breakfast, lunch, and drinks. All for an additional fee.
All rooms in the house include an Internet access service via Wi-Fi that relies on Itexa, the only telecommunications company in Cuba, and is highly questioned for the connection cuts it usually makes at the slightest sign of popular protests on the island. Is. ,
Mesa has always been a defender of Castroism, despite the fact that he has lived for many years in Miami, where two of his sons are trying to enter the Major Leagues after signing a contract with the Marlins of the “City of the Sun”. For this reason it is not well liked by Cuban exiles.
At the end of March this year, during the semifinals of the V World Baseball Classic, Mesa left the Londepot Park stadium in Miami amid noises and shouts of “chiveton” and “no**o”, according to reports on social networks.
In 2020, Mesa admitted in Miami that he was a “communist” and a “snitch”, after being provoked by questions from a man named Univista TV’s Canoe Sports, where he participated with other players in a sports panel.
Space got a call from a viewer who had to answer some questions. But the man began his speech by reminding Mesa of the occasions when he had thanked Fidel Castro and the Revolution for their victory on the ground.
The viewer asked, “Ask him why he doesn’t go live to Cuba and enjoy capitalism instead of living with the Communists, whom he admires so much.” Mesa replied that he was lucky to be on both sides of the map.
Minutes later, Canoe Sports received a call from someone who identified himself as Jose Manuel of Hialeah, who also targeted Mesa. “I am here only to tell Victor Mesa that he is a great communist,” he said.
“Yeah, I am,” Mesa later replied. “Say it again, you’re a communist, you’re a thief,” the man on the phone challenged him. “Yeah, sure,” Mesa then replied.
Mesa’s sympathy for the Havana regime is no secret. In 2016, when he was director of the Matanzas team, he admitted to establishing a cordial and friendly relationship with Fidel Castro, who was a fan of baseball and wanted to raise that discipline to star level, largely for political and propaganda purposes. were determined to go.
Castro admired Mesa, considered the best center fielder in the history of Cuban baseball and one of the best runners in that discipline, the leader in stolen bases 14 times over a 15-year span.