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[USA] Cuban cigar boom? Not yet, customers say

Most people won’t travel on a regular basis to buy cigars, said Otero, who works at Guantanamera Cigars Co in Miami’s Little Havana. “If anything, it might create a cigar boom because it’s going to pique interest again.” Licensed American travelers to C
Shanghai Daily (cn)
added Dec 25, 2014 11:35
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[Cuba] Is this the final burn for Florida's 'Cigar city'?

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
Washington Post
added Dec 11, 2016 07:58
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[New York] Sure, It’s Castro and Cigars, but Cuba Is Coral and Crocodiles, Too

“¡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.
New York Times
added Dec 1, 2016 05:28
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[South America/Caribbean] UK tobacco giant Imperial to make cigars in Cuba again as communist island- state opens for business

FTSE 100 tobacco giant Imperial Brands is eyeing up a return to Cuba to make high-end cigars now that the communist island- state has been opened for business once more.
This is Money (uk)
added May 6, 2016 19:10
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[South America/Caribbean, Florida] Tampa's Last Cigar Factory Ponders More Competition From Cuba

they have been making fine cigars for a very long time and expect to keep working far into the future. The J.C. Newman cigar factory in the historic Ybor City neighborhood of Tampa is a ballet of complex old machines and deft hands, as 130 people make 60
Voice of America (VOANews.com)
added Mar 20, 2016 23:23
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[South America/Caribbean] Cuba produced 134 million cigars for export in 2015

Workers of the Internacional Cubana de Tabacos (ICT by its Spanish acronym) produced more than 134 million cigars this year. That figure was the result of hard work and dedication of the group, mostly women, who achieved favorable results in the use o
CubaHeadlines (cu)
added Dec 24, 2015 16:46
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[South America/Caribbean] Forget Cuba, London's The Wellesley Hotel is a Cigar Lover's Paradise

With a humidor filled with $2 million worth of fine cigars, it boasts the biggest collection in all of Europe.
Maxim
added Apr 12, 2016 23:55
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Cuba Makes First WTO Dispute Targeting Australia Tobacco Rules

Cuba’s request for talks with Australia on the matter came May 3, according to an e-mail from the Geneva-based WTO today. If the two sides can’t resolve their differences in 60 days, Cuba may seek the establishment of a WTO dispute panel to rule on its c
Business Week/Bloomberg
added May 7, 2013 08:11
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Brazilian company to produce cigarettes in Cuba

The Brazilian-Cuban joint venture Brascuba S.A will soon start production in Cuba of Brazil's popular Plaza brand of cigarettes, official media said.
Fox News
added Nov 27, 2012 00:36
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[Cuba] Close but no cigar: how America failed to kill Fidel Castro

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.
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 28, 2016 01:55
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