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MLB players from Venezuela put a spotlight on their home country’s crisis

BOGOTÁ, Colombia — Dressed in a dark suit and blue tie, Francisco Cervelli emerged from a private group sit-down with the U.S. ambassador to Colombia, Philip Goldberg, and descended the steps to an outdoor patio to begin mingling with the assembled guests, including the other major league players who were part of a goodwill tour in the country in early December.