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[Cuba, Spain] The Converted Jews Who Played Their Part in Europe's Love of Tobacco

When the expulsion of the Jews was announced, De Torres converted to Christianity in order to save himself; he thus became a converso...De Torres tried smoking the tobacco and apparently became the first European to smoke a cigarette. He and his fellow s
Ha'aretz Newspaper/Magazine
added Mar 18, 2018 01:20
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AP Photos: The Faces of Cuba's Tobacco Industry

They are among the many faces of Cuba's tobacco industry, which is a rare bright spot in the island's struggling economy. Increased yields and better quality tobacco made 2017 one of the best ever for Cuban farmers and cigar producers. The country saw mo
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 7, 2018 21:47
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[Cuba] The XX Habanos Festival Comes to a Closure With a Gala Evening Dedicated to Partagás

The XX Habanos Festival has come to an end with the Gala Evening -in tribute to a very special edition, that of its 20th Anniversary- for the world's best tobacco lovers from more than 70 countries. The new Línea Maduro of Partagás was presented, incorpo
PR Newswire
added Mar 5, 2018 14:35
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[Asia, China] Chinese products, innovations attract hundreds at Cuba's cigar festival

Just as China has become the top emerging market for Cuban cigars with a 33-percent year-on-year growth in 2017, several Chinese companies decided to provide Cuban and international firms with various products related to the industry. Such is the case o
China Daily (cn)
added Mar 11, 2018 16:20
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Cuban cigar sales hit record as China demand surges

A surge in sales of Cuba’s legendary cigars in China helped manufacturer Habanos S.A.’s global revenue rise 12 percent to hit a record of around $500 million last year, the company said on Monday at the start of Cuba’s annual cigar festival.
Reuters
added Mar 2, 2018 00:16
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[Cuba] XX Habanos Festival: A Unique Programme to Celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Habanos Festival

PR Newswire
added Feb 24, 2018 14:05
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[Cuba] The Lineup—20th Anniversary Habanos Festival

It all begins on Monday, February 26 with a dinner at the El Laguito protocol hall. The highlight of the evening will be the preview of the Cohiba Robusto Reserva Cosecha 2014, a new premium release of the country’s most iconic brand.
Cigar Aficionado
added Feb 16, 2018 17:15
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[Cuba] The Habanos Festival Kicks Off, Celebrating its 20th Anniversary With Major New Launches

The Habanos Festival celebrates its 20th anniversary. The biggest international event for the world's best tobacco lovers will be held from 26 February to 2 of March. The Festival will highlight Cohiba and Partagás brands and its new launches.
PR Newswire
added Feb 7, 2018 00:36
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[Asia, China] Feature: Female Cuban cigar roller's legendary experience of craft mastering

Yolanda Medina, a famous cigar rolling master, has just returned from another trip to China, where she displayed her cigar rolling skills for aficionados of premium Cuban cigars in Beijing and Shanghai. Each year since 2000, Medina, who is one of Cuba's
Xinhua Newswire
added Feb 16, 2018 17:15
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[Cuba, USA] Among Obama's Foreign Gifts: Cigars and Rum From Raul Castro

Cubans are proud of their cigars and rum. So it made sense that Cuban leader Raul Castro provided more than $2,000 worth of his nation's most famous consumer products and other items to Barack Obama, his family and a top aide during the former U.S. presi
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 10, 2018 23:27
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