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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] 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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[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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[Cuba] Hamilton is close and has smoked the cigar

“Tastes disgusting,” he grimaced. ”A guy came and gave me the cigars earlier. Every now and then some of the Cubans come along and give me some cigars. I took the box in there and handed them around to everyone. “This is the first time for victory a
Reuters
added Oct 23, 2017 18:48
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[Asia, China] Chinese, Cuban tobacco firms sign deal on cigar trade

According to the agreement, Habanos S.A. can provide assistance to cigar production in China while expanding its cigar sales in the Asian market. "With the support of the Cuban side and the Chinese side, and the Chinese and Cuban people, I am sure that C
Xinhua Newswire
added Aug 5, 2017 23:06
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[Caribbean] Cuba sees best tobacco harvest in decade

Cuban authorities are expecting the delivery of around 19,000 tons of tobacco leaf this year, after seeing the best harvest of the last decade. Despite this success, Vice-President Jose Ramon Machado called for tobacco producers to keep working hard, as
Xinhua Newswire
added Jul 4, 2017 03:47
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Cigar Aficionado President Trump Cuts Cuba Travel, Changes Obama-Era Rules

Making good on a campaign promise to Cuban-Americans in Miami to "demand" reforms in Cuba, President Trump today returned to that city to announce new restrictions on U.S. travel and trade to the island. Cigar smokers will be pleased to know that the rule
Cigar Aficionado
added Jun 25, 2017 13:21
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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
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[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
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