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Cuba Grows Pest-resistant Tobacco Varieties

Specialists at the Tobacco Research Institute studied some 700 black tobacco varieties to produce pest-resistant seedlings that will be grown throughout Cuba, it was reported in this western province.
Cuban News Agency CUBA (ACN) (cu)
added Dec 5, 2012 05:23
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[Asia, China] Chinese, Cuban tobacco firms sign deal on cigar trade

According to the agreement, Habanos S.A. can provide assistance to cigar production in China while expanding its cigar sales in the Asian market. "With the support of the Cuban side and the Chinese side, and the Chinese and Cuban people, I am sure that C
Xinhua Newswire
added Aug 5, 2017 23:06
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[Caribbean] Cuban Vice President Praises Preparations for Tobacco Campaign

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
Prensa Latina (cu)
added Dec 26, 2016 18:09
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[Cuba] Ali's boxing gloves, Fidel Castro cigars highlight sports auction

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.
Reuters
added Dec 11, 2016 07:58
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[South America/Caribbean] NOVAK: How to spot counterfeit cigars in Cuba (and everywhere else, too)

Most returning vacationers are proud of their wheeling and dealing in the back alleys of Havana to acquire these famous cigars at US$75 to US$100 a box. Well, my friends, I’ve got news for you: More than likely you have been ripped off.
Caymanian Compass (ky)
added May 6, 2016 18:56
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[South America/Caribbean] VIDEOS: Cuba celebrates its cigars in annual Habanos Festival

EuroNews
added Mar 7, 2016 17:50
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Proposed Bill Could Bring Connecticut Tobacco to Cuba

Democrat Chris Murphy held a round table discussion with Connecticut tobacco growers to hear their take on the issue. ... The Freedom to Export to Cuba Act would also remove a president’s authority to impose future embargoes, and repeal the prohibition on
NBC Connecticut
added Oct 2, 2015 21:27
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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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[South America/Caribbean] 24 Pct of people over 15 are habitual smokers in Cuba

and half the population is exposed to tobacco smoke at home, at work or in public places, official Cuban media reported. Among women, the percentage of smokers is around 16 percent, while among men it jumps to 31 percent, the coordinator of the working g
Fox News
added Aug 16, 2014 17:14
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[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
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