Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with Cuba 842 headlines found

6 Views

[Dominican Republic, USA] Cuban Cigar Wars: A Legendary Exile Braces For U.S. Re-Opening

Ever since John F. Kennedy slapped the embargo on Cuba, the communists and the exiles have never competed against each other in the U.S. market. What will happen when they do is a favorite topic in cigar circles. America represents about a third of the $
Financial Adviser
added Jun 14, 2017 21:41
4 Views

Get Ready for the Cuban Cigar Wars

As Trump mulls changes to Obama’s opening, a legendary exile prepares to confront his communist rivals in the American market.
Bloomberg News
added Jun 12, 2017 21:45
3 Views

AUDIO: Cuban tobacco farmers involved in cigar production face tough times

the tobacco growing troubles hit Cuban farmers, like Jorge Luis Pérez, hard. When I met Pérez, he was bent over a frail looking leaf in his huge field of tobacco plants. "This is is what I know," Pérez said, gently cradling some green wilty tobacco lea
Marketplace (American Public Media)
added Jun 14, 2017 21:44
6 Views

[Caribbean] Cuba Updates its Regulations Related to Tobacco Consumption

Updating the existing regulations to control smoking in public places is part of Cuba''s campaign to celebrate World No Tobacco Day, to be held on May 31. The head of the Department of School Health at the Ministry of Education (Mined), Yanira Gomez, rem
Prensa Latina (cu)
added May 25, 2017 22:38
4 Views

Cohiba Leads Cuban Cigar Sales in Central America

Two million Cuban habanos are annually sold in Central America, being Cohiba the leading brand in this region, the Cruz Canela and Trust... 'That (cigar) is the forbidden fruit that they cannot afford to have in their nation. They come to our regional cou
Prensa Latina (cu)
added May 11, 2017 13:23
3 Views

[Asia-pacific, Vietnam] Hanoi customs seize large amount of cigars on flight from Cuba

seized nearly 17,000 contraband cigars found in the luggage of four Vietnamese passengers who were returning from Cuba to Hanoi on Sunday. The four, including a woman, arrived at Noi Bai International Airport on a Vietnam Airlines flight after transitin
VnExpress.net
added Mar 24, 2017 20:30
2 Views

[Caribbean, Cuba, South America/Caribbean] Tobacco farmers celebrate bumper crop

Cuba's tobacco farmers are celebrating a bumper crop after two bad years that coincided with a boom in demand set off by a surge of tourists and looser United States rules on cigar-buying. One night of rain combined with a winter chill can ruin a tobacc
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 16, 2017 21:17
5 Views

[Caribbean, USA] How Cigars Became Part of the Tangled U.S.-Cuba History

The modern cigar industry began in Cuba, but things got tense there right before the Spanish-American War in the late 19th Century. So a lot of cigar makers moved their shops to Key West, a little island at the very bottom of Florida
Cuba Journal
added Mar 6, 2017 15:25
5 Views

[Cuba] Music, Glamour and the Most Exclusive Montecristo Star in the Closing of 19th Habano Festival

The biggest international event of the Habano tobacco culture comes to a close. The Gala Evening provided a fitting end that saw the presentation of the new Línea 1935, the brand’s most premium offer. Guests at the evening celebration could taste the thr
PR Newswire
added Mar 5, 2017 16:25
4 Views

[Caribbean] AP PHOTOS: Cuban tobacco farmers celebrate a bumper crop

Cuba's tobacco farmers are celebrating a bumper crop after two bad years that coincided with a boom in demand set off by a surge of tourists and looser U.S. rules on cigar-buying. This spring, the fields in Pinar del Rio Province, some 90 miles (150 kilo
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 6, 2017 02:00
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines