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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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[Florida] Going Way Back With Cubans, Tampa Leads Push Forward

During its halcyon cigar days, Ybor City, named after its founder, a cigar manufacturer, brimmed with radical ideas and people. Strikes were common, mutual aid societies were abundant, women worked alongside men, blacks worked alongside Hispanics and whit
New York Times
added May 4, 2015 07:33
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Cuban Cigar Sales Rose 8% in 2013

Cuban cigar officials say sales of the island’s famous hand-rolled cigars rose about 8 percent last year. Ana Lopez is a marketing executive with Habanos S.A., a mixed-ownership enterprise involving the state-owned Cubatabaco and the British company Alta
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 24, 2014 22:04
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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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[USA] FEATURE -What's in a name? Cuban cigars plant legal seeds for US future

fighting for more than a decade to protect his catchy Cuban brand name, Guantanamera, from Cuban government trademark lawyers. ...Montagne is one of more than a dozen cigar makers in the United States that Cuba's state-owned tobacco company has tried to b
Reuters
added May 6, 2015 13:24
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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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[Canada, South America/Caribbean] Conan O'Brien takes talk show to Cuba for cigars, rum and rumba

To mark the historic event, O'Brien took it upon himself to serve as an unofficial ambassador and tour guide, visiting a Cuban cigar factory...socialite Paris Hilton dined with British supermodel Naomi Campbell at the closing gala of the International Ha
Calgary (Alb) Sun (ca)
added Mar 8, 2015 09:32
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A look inside a Cuban cigar factory

Habanos SA released its latest numbers at the opening of the Cuban capital's annual cigar festival, which draws participants from around the world. As in years past, the festival features tours of tobacco plantations and cigar factories and culminates F
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 1, 2014 17:40
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[Cuba, Florida] Avian Artistry, With Smuggled Cigars

Flying Close to the Law: Duke Riley, a Brooklyn artist, trained 50 homing pigeons to fly from Havana, Cuba, to the Florida Keys carrying illicit cigars and cameras to record the journey.
New York Times
added Oct 17, 2013 17:00
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