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Cigar Aficionado President Trump Cuts Cuba Travel, Changes Obama-Era Rules

Making good on a campaign promise to Cuban-Americans in Miami to "demand" reforms in Cuba, President Trump today returned to that city to announce new restrictions on U.S. travel and trade to the island. Cigar smokers will be pleased to know that the rule
Cigar Aficionado
added Jun 25, 2017 13:21
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AUDIO: Cuban tobacco farmers involved in cigar production face tough times

the tobacco growing troubles hit Cuban farmers, like Jorge Luis Pérez, hard. When I met Pérez, he was bent over a frail looking leaf in his huge field of tobacco plants. "This is is what I know," Pérez said, gently cradling some green wilty tobacco lea
Marketplace (American Public Media)
added Jun 14, 2017 21:44
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[Dominican Republic, USA] Cuban Cigar Wars: A Legendary Exile Braces For U.S. Re-Opening

Ever since John F. Kennedy slapped the embargo on Cuba, the communists and the exiles have never competed against each other in the U.S. market. What will happen when they do is a favorite topic in cigar circles. America represents about a third of the $
Financial Adviser
added Jun 14, 2017 21:41
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[Florida] President Trump Could Take Away Your Cuban Cigars

The president is expected to travel to Miami to announce a tightening of restrictions that could include a ban on Cuban cigars.
Patch.org
added Jun 14, 2017 21:33
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Get Ready for the Cuban Cigar Wars

As Trump mulls changes to Obama’s opening, a legendary exile prepares to confront his communist rivals in the American market.
Bloomberg News
added Jun 12, 2017 21:45
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[Caribbean] Cuba Updates its Regulations Related to Tobacco Consumption

Updating the existing regulations to control smoking in public places is part of Cuba''s campaign to celebrate World No Tobacco Day, to be held on May 31. The head of the Department of School Health at the Ministry of Education (Mined), Yanira Gomez, rem
Prensa Latina (cu)
added May 25, 2017 22:38
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Cohiba Leads Cuban Cigar Sales in Central America

Two million Cuban habanos are annually sold in Central America, being Cohiba the leading brand in this region, the Cruz Canela and Trust... 'That (cigar) is the forbidden fruit that they cannot afford to have in their nation. They come to our regional cou
Prensa Latina (cu)
added May 11, 2017 13:23
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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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