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[Asia-pacific, Vietnam] Hanoi customs seize large amount of cigars on flight from Cuba

seized nearly 17,000 contraband cigars found in the luggage of four Vietnamese passengers who were returning from Cuba to Hanoi on Sunday. The four, including a woman, arrived at Noi Bai International Airport on a Vietnam Airlines flight after transitin
VnExpress.net
added Mar 24, 2017 20:30
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[Caribbean, Cuba, South America/Caribbean] Tobacco farmers celebrate bumper crop

Cuba's tobacco farmers are celebrating a bumper crop after two bad years that coincided with a boom in demand set off by a surge of tourists and looser United States rules on cigar-buying. One night of rain combined with a winter chill can ruin a tobacc
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 16, 2017 21:17
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[Caribbean, USA] How Cigars Became Part of the Tangled U.S.-Cuba History

The modern cigar industry began in Cuba, but things got tense there right before the Spanish-American War in the late 19th Century. So a lot of cigar makers moved their shops to Key West, a little island at the very bottom of Florida
Cuba Journal
added Mar 6, 2017 15:25
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[Caribbean] AP PHOTOS: Cuban tobacco farmers celebrate a bumper crop

Cuba's tobacco farmers are celebrating a bumper crop after two bad years that coincided with a boom in demand set off by a surge of tourists and looser U.S. rules on cigar-buying. This spring, the fields in Pinar del Rio Province, some 90 miles (150 kilo
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 6, 2017 02:00
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[Cuba] Music, Glamour and the Most Exclusive Montecristo Star in the Closing of 19th Habano Festival

The biggest international event of the Habano tobacco culture comes to a close. The Gala Evening provided a fitting end that saw the presentation of the new Línea 1935, the brand’s most premium offer. Guests at the evening celebration could taste the thr
PR Newswire
added Mar 5, 2017 16:25
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Cuba struggles to satisfy cigar demand after bad crops

El Niño weather that brought excessive rains and unseasonable drought damaged all Cuban crops including the delicate tobacco plants needed for its signature product and fourth-biggest goods export. "The quality used to be better," said tobacco factory w
Reuters
added Mar 4, 2017 23:55
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AP PHOTOS: Cuban tobacco farmers celebrate a bumper crop

AP - Associated Press
added Mar 3, 2017 22:15
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U.S. cigar lovers stock up on Cuba visits, fearing clampdown

Puffing on a cigar at Cuba's annual Habanos cigar festival, American aficionado Paul Segal said he would buy as many boxes of cigars as he could carry home in case U.S. President Donald Trump tightens regulations on visitors to the communist-run island a
Reuters
added Mar 3, 2017 20:53
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Cuban cigar sales rise, defying flat luxury goods market

Sales of Cuba's legendary cigars rose 5 percent last year to $445 million, defying stagnation in the global luxury goods market, manufacturer Habanos S.A. said on Monday at the opening of the Caribbean island's annual cigar festival.
Reuters
added Feb 28, 2017 06:13
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[Cuba] VIDEO: The XIX Habano Festival Presents a Complete Program Dedicated to the Knowledge and Enjoyment of the Habanos

The Habano Festival’s organization is preparing the last details for its 19th edition, full of activities and initiatives so that the attendees can learn more about the Habano culture and enjoy the latest news about this product. All this, with the parti
PR Newswire
added Feb 21, 2017 19:57
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