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[Caribbean, South America/Caribbean] AP PHOTOS: Cuba's tobacco country becomes tourist attraction

Unseasonably heavy rains have damaged Cuba's tobacco crop and raised questions about iconic cigar brands that some aficionados say they hope will not suffer from declining quality amid higher demand
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 4, 2016 17:59
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[Caribbean, South America/Caribbean] Cuba tobacco country enjoys tourism boost

they have seen little impact on domestic sales from a boom in tourism that has brought hundreds of thousands of new visitors to Havana. That may be partly because, while some tourists visit official cigar stores, many others buy pilfered or counterfeit su
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Mar 4, 2016 17:59
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[South America/Caribbean] Photo essay: Cuba's tobacco country becomes tourist attraction

Cuban cigar industry officials say they have seen little impact on domestic sales from a boom in tourism that has brought hundreds of thousands of new visitors to Havana. That may be partly because while some tourists visit official cigar stores, many oth
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 4, 2016 17:05
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[Europe] Russia Stresses Cuban Environmental Surveillance Network

Cuba's early warning system for ozone damage to plantations was the focus of interest at the 29th convention of the Working Group on Vegetation...efficiency of the Caribbean nation's warning system particularly in the protection of tobacco crops, which ar
Radio Cadena Agramonte Digital (cu)
added Mar 4, 2016 01:35
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[Caribbean] Despite slowing global economy, Havana Cigar Festival shows Cubanos still sell

Cigar enthusiasts from around the world have flown to Cuba to attend this week’s annual Havana Cigar Festival. Despite economic problems around the world, sales of Cuba’s hand rolled cigars continue to grow.
CCTV America
added Mar 3, 2016 19:01
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[Caribbean] Cigar lovers gather in Havana amid thaw in US-Cuban relations

The luxurious world of fine cigars has inaugurated the 18th Havana Cigar Festival in the Cuban capital amid a thaw in relations with the United States, the world's largest consumer of premium cigars and a rich market where the prized smokes hand-rolled on
La Prensa (San Antonio, TX)
added Mar 3, 2016 19:01
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Cuban cigar-maker says overcoming bad weather with better seeds

Habanos S.A. has compensated for a series of bad harvests by using genetically improved seeds and the renewal of weather-damaged land in Cuba's western tobacco-growing region, company officials said on Monday.
Reuters
added Mar 1, 2016 19:15
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[Cuba] THE XVIII HABANOS FESTIVAL OPENS WITH THE PRESENTATION OF THE MOST EXCLUSIVE COHIBA

is opening its doors today to host the largest international event for lovers of the world’s finest tobacco: the Habano. In this edition, the festival will pay tribute to Cohiba, the most distinguished and exclusive brand of Habanos that is celebrating it
PR Newswire
added Feb 29, 2016 20:58
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[Cuba] TOP MUSIC ARTISTS TO PLAY AT THE XVIII HABANOS FESTIVAL

Chucho Valdés, Estrella Morente and Jorge Drexler join this celebration to pay tribute to the Cohiba Brand, this year’s star of the XVIII Habanos Festival.
PR Newswire
added Feb 24, 2016 20:54
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[USA] Obama Plans Visit to Cuba, as Talks on Expanding Trade Begin

Mr. Malmierca called on Mr. Obama to do more unilaterally, including allowing the dollar to be used in transactions with Cuba. On Tuesday, he said the president should lift the ban against imports of top Cuban products like rum and cigars and end the proh
New York Times
added Feb 19, 2016 21:16
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