Headlines Tagged with Cuba — 815 headlines found
visited tobacco areas in the municipality of Consolacion del Sur, where the Virginia project, aimed at supplying Virginia tobacco to the national tobacco industry, is making progress. He described the state of tobacco plantations and the progress in sowi
Dec 23, 2016 Prensa Latina (cu)
added Dec 26, 2016 18:09
Among those most worried: Eric Newman, whose family has been making 31 brands of cigars, including Cuesta-Rey, Diamond Crown and La Unica, for three generations. For 121 years, the J.C. Newman Cigar Co. has churned out millions of cigars and shipped t
Dec 2, 2016 Washington Post
added Dec 11, 2016 07:58
Another key item belonging to the late Ali is a box of cigars autographed by Castro, who died last week at age 90. Ali was given the gift when he and longtime friend Howard Bingham visited Cuba on humanitarian efforts in 1998.
Dec 1, 2016 Reuters
added Dec 11, 2016 07:58
The agency's Technical Services Division (TSD) treated a box of cigars with a chemical that produced temporary disorientation, hoping Castro would light up a stogie before a speech and make a fool of himself.
Dec 4, 2016 AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Dec 10, 2016 18:19
“¡Cuba!,” a boutique-size exhibition that opened on Nov. 21, the American Museum of Natural History...a window opens into a cigar-rolling factory...By flipping aside a metal lid atop a silver canister, you can inhale the heady aroma of a fine Cuban cigar.
Nov 30, 2016 New York Times
added Dec 1, 2016 05:28
In 1985, many Cubans stopped smoking when Castro abandoned his ubiquitous cigars as part of a nationwide campaign against tobacco, which remains one of the island's principal exports.
Nov 28, 2016 AP - Associated Press
added Nov 29, 2016 03:36
Juanita Castro...They barely exchanged glances at their mother’s funeral in 1963, and she decided to leave soon after when she was detained by a military official, who berated her at a bowling alley for smoking Chesterfields, an American brand of cigarett
Nov 28, 2016 New York Times
added Nov 28, 2016 15:08
the famous exploding cigar, which was supposedly to have been given to Castro when he visited the UN in New York. Another idea was to contaminate a cigar with botulinum toxin but it never actually reached him and he quit smoking in 1985.
Nov 26, 2016 The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 28, 2016 01:55
[Cuba] From poisoned cigars to exploding seashells: How Fidel Castro survived half a century of crackpot CI
When that failed, the CIA planned to slip him a box of cigars tainted with LSD so that he would burst into fits of laughter during a television interview, said Escalante, author of a book that documents 167 plots against Castro.
Nov 26, 2016 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 28, 2016 01:54
“I reached the conclusion long ago that the one last sacrifice I must make for [Cuban] public health is to stop smoking. I haven't really missed it that much,” 1985, upon announcing he had stopped smoking cigars.
Nov 26, 2016 RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Nov 26, 2016 16:40