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[USA, Florida] Could the End of the Embargo Kill the Cuban-Cigar Industry?

Forty-one years after imprisoning his father, the Cuban government had now come for Pepe. In a law office high above Coral Gables, Florida, Castro's attorneys grilled him not about democracy or freedom of speech or civil rights, but about something even
Village Voice blogs
added Feb 5, 2015 06:13
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[South America/Caribbean] Cuba: Tobacco Traditions Among Tourism Attractions

Attracted by the fame of Cuban tobacco, dozens of foreign visitors are touring Casa del Veguero in the municiplaity of Viñales, PInar del Rio, west of Cuba, where secrets of the tobacco cultivation are seen, from the best fields of the island.
Prensa Latina (cu)
added Jul 3, 2014 03:54
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Cuba cigar auction raises money for health system

An auction of luxury cigar humidors in Cuba fetched $1.1 million, which will go toward the public health system, the state news agency said Sunday. The sale came at an international cigar festival attended by celebrities such as American actor Danny Glo
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 6, 2013 12:04
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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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Paraguayan Women Taste the Best Cuban Cigars

The celebrations for the 400th anniversary of the Paraguayan city of Encarnacion included activities like the unprecedented tasting of Cuban cigars by local women. A wide selection of cigars shipped directly from Cuba...organized by the firm La Tabacaler
Prensa Latina (cu)
added May 1, 2015 13:42
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[USA] Tampa cigar manufacturers welcome Cuban competition

“The competition is already there all over the world. It’s just something maybe new to some Americans,” said Cooks. “So they’ll try it, and maybe boost cigar sales in general, and that’s not a bad thing!”
WTVT Fox13 (Tampa Bay, FL)
added Sep 22, 2015 17:05
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[Caribbean] Usher Smokes Cigars, Enjoys Cuban Coffee in Havana with Rapper Ludacris

Usher...visited the factories of H.Upmann and Partagas, where the Cuban cigar brands Cohiba and Montecristo are produced, and he said on Facebook and Instagram that this was his first time smoking his very own Havana "puro."
Latin American Herald Tribune (ve)
added Sep 16, 2015 17:50
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[Cuba, Florida] R.J. Reynolds Cleared in $16M Suit over Fatal Lung Disease

Jurors took less than three hours to find Renato Santos was not a member of the Engle class of smokers suing the nation’s tobacco companies for diseases caused by nicotine addiction. Santos, who immigrated to the U.S. in 1962, smoked Reynolds-brand Pall
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Aug 23, 2015 15:52
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[Cuba, Florida] BREAKING: RJ Reynolds Wins Over Jury In Ex-Smoker's $16M Death Trial

finding that the tobacco giant was not liable for his death. The defense verdict followed a five-day trial in Miami, during which jurors heard about the suffering that Renato Santos endured as he gradually succumbed to chronic obstructive pulmonary disea
Law360
added Aug 18, 2015 13:26
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[South America/Caribbean] Paris Hilton Goes Cigar Shopping in Cuba + More of What You Missed on Instagram

Obama is working hard to improve relations with the Communist country so the heiress can take Instagram photos with oversized cigars.
VH 1 (Viacom)
added Mar 8, 2015 09:44
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