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[USA] ARCHIVE: How Kennedy bought 1,200 hand rolled Cuban cigars just hours before he ordered blockade of communist state 50 years ago

Kennedy asked his head of press and fellow cigar smoker Pierre Salinger to obtain '1,000 Petit Upmanns' on February 6, 1962, so he could have them in his hands before they were deemed contraband. Then, seconds after he was told the next morning that 1,20
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 20, 2014 15:00
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[Cuba] A Parting Wish From the President: ‘Mele Kalikimaka’

“Mele kalikimaka,” he said. “Mahalo.” Asked whether he would smoke a Cuban cigar on his trip, Mr. Obama smiled and waved as he left.
New York Times
added Dec 19, 2014 16:25
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[USA] BACK STORY Are the Best Cigars Really Cuban?

In the view of some experts, the appeal of Cuban cigar tobacco has been overtaken in recent years by stogies from Nicaragua, as well as the Dominican Republic and Honduras, many made by Cuban exiles. In fact, the best cigar of 2014, revealed on Thursday
New York Times
added Dec 19, 2014 13:13
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[USA] Ban on Cuban cigars goes up in a puff of smoke

Cuban tobacco and alcohol imports will be capped at $100, while ceiling for all Cuban goods brought back will be $400. The impact on the cigar industry could be huge.
Fortune Magazine
added Dec 19, 2014 02:45
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[USA] Allowances for U.S. Travelers on Cuban Cigars and Rum

The $100 limit will certainly restrict the amount of each product brought back by travelers, as a box of 25 high-quality Cohiba cigars ranges from about $100 to as much as $500 in Havana currently. Prices for other Cuban cigars vary.
New York Times
added Dec 18, 2014 00:00
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[South America/Caribbean] Smoke and Haze: Visiting Cuba's Cigar Country

Though I’m not a smoker, it’s hard to resist the urge to find out more about what are widely considered to be the best cigars in the world—and take a puff or two. So I find myself on a bus to Pinar del Río on the westernmost tip of the island. Encircled
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Nov 5, 2014 10:15
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Poor leaf harvest in Cuba hit supplies of Cohiba and Montecristo cigars for Imperial Tobacco

A poor leaf harvest in Cuba hit supplies of Cohiba and Montecristo cigars for owner Imperial Tobacco. The world’s fourth-largest cigarette maker used a disappointing full-year update to confirm that 540 jobs will be lost with the closure of its factory in
This is Money (uk)
added Nov 5, 2014 09:55
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[USA] US Might Be the Main Market for Cuban Cigars

Fernandez, told local newspaper Trabajadores, that for that earlier period 35 percent of total revenue came from tobacco sales to Americans. These barriers imposed in the 60s last century, not only stripped the Cuban tobacco business of a safe market, b
Radio Cadena Agramonte Digital (cu)
added Oct 22, 2014 19:19
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[South America/Caribbean] Tobacco Growers in Western Cuba Expand Plantations

Tobacco planting in western Pinar del Rio will use over 15 thousand 900 hectares of land for the 2014-2015 campaign, 115 hectares more than last year, when the local production was well below schedules particularly due to bad weather.
Cuban News Agency CUBA (ACN) (cu)
added Oct 17, 2014 16:34
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[New York] Steve Harvey loves his illegal Cuban cigars

Appearing on NBC’s “Talk Stoop” with Cat Greenleaf, Harvey said, “I don’t care! I am going to smoke my cigars. I know they are illegal. I don’t know how I get ’em. I just do!”
New York Post
added Sep 13, 2014 17:34
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