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[Australia and Oceania, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Honduras, Indonesia, Ukraine] Australia demands opponents stop stalling WTO tobacco case

Australia asked five countries challenging its tobacco policies on Wednesday to stop delaying the progress of their cases at the World Trade Organization and took the unusual step of speeding up one of the complaints against itself. Indonesia, Ukraine, C
added Mar 26, 2014 17:13

Untimely Rains Hit Cuban Tobacco Harvest

local people in the Cuban municipality of San Juan y Martínez, which boasts the finest tobacco plantations in the world, are seeing their hopes of a plentiful season dashed by unexpected winter rains.
Inter Press Service (IPS)
added Mar 6, 2014 03:04

[UK] Sir Tom sings at Cuba cigar auction

Sir Tom Jones has taken a break from his mentoring duties on The Voice to sing at Havana's 16th annual Cigar Festival. Cigar enthusiasts paid more than 1.1 million US dollars (£657,000) for six handmade Cuban humidors at the gala event to close the fes
Western Telegraph (uk)
added Mar 1, 2014 22:35

A look inside a Cuban cigar factory

Habanos SA released its latest numbers at the opening of the Cuban capital's annual cigar festival, which draws participants from around the world. As in years past, the festival features tours of tobacco plantations and cigar factories and culminates F
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 1, 2014 17:40

[Cuba] More than 450 cigar lovers took part in an unusual contest at Havana's annual marquee Cigar Festival yesterday... as they competed to see who could create the longest ash.

The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 28, 2014 23:10

Cuban Tobacco Agribusiness Impacts World Experts

Tobacco plantations were visited by more than 1500 participants from 80 countries in the municipalities of San Juan and Martinez and San Luis, in the western Pinar del Rio province. That territory is also known as Vueltabajo, the most significant in the
Prensa Latina (cu)
added Feb 27, 2014 19:11

[UK] VIDEO: No cigars for some but Cuba's on a roll - Video

The era when a cigar sealed the deal is long over in London. Current levels of decline suggest the cigar will virtually disappear from Britain by 2026. But as Mia Reakes reports that's not the case in other parts of the world.
added Feb 26, 2014 13:46

[China, UK] Cuban cigars on a roll as Chinese love blooms ($$)

Figures released in Havana yesterday by Habanos – the Cuban-Spanish joint venture partly owned by Imperial Tobacco - showed an 8 per cent surge in the company’s global sales, of which the strongest gains were achieved in China.
Times Of London (uk)
added Feb 26, 2014 11:49

[Cuba] Cigar lovers flock to Havana for festival

Some of the world's finest cigars are to be observed and enjoyed at the 16th Havana Cigar Festival, an annual occasion for savoring what's new in cigars and disovering how they combine with drinks, chocolates and haute cuisine. EFE
Agencia EFE (es)
added Feb 25, 2014 14:15

Cuban Cigar Sales Rose 8% in 2013

Cuban cigar officials say sales of the island’s famous hand-rolled cigars rose about 8 percent last year. Ana Lopez is a marketing executive with Habanos S.A., a mixed-ownership enterprise involving the state-owned Cubatabaco and the British company Alta
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 24, 2014 22:04
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