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AP PHOTOS: Cuban tobacco farmers celebrate a bumper crop

AP - Associated Press
added Mar 3, 2017 22:15
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U.S. cigar lovers stock up on Cuba visits, fearing clampdown

Puffing on a cigar at Cuba's annual Habanos cigar festival, American aficionado Paul Segal said he would buy as many boxes of cigars as he could carry home in case U.S. President Donald Trump tightens regulations on visitors to the communist-run island a
Reuters
added Mar 3, 2017 20:53
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Cuban cigar sales rise, defying flat luxury goods market

Sales of Cuba's legendary cigars rose 5 percent last year to $445 million, defying stagnation in the global luxury goods market, manufacturer Habanos S.A. said on Monday at the opening of the Caribbean island's annual cigar festival.
Reuters
added Feb 28, 2017 06:13
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[Cuba] VIDEO: The XIX Habano Festival Presents a Complete Program Dedicated to the Knowledge and Enjoyment of the Habanos

The Habano Festival’s organization is preparing the last details for its 19th edition, full of activities and initiatives so that the attendees can learn more about the Habano culture and enjoy the latest news about this product. All this, with the parti
PR Newswire
added Feb 21, 2017 19:57
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[Cuba] VIDEO: THE HABANOS FESTIVAL IS ALMOST HERE; THE YEAR'S BIGGEST EVENT FOR THE BEST TOBACCO IN THE WORLD

Havana is preparing to host the XIX Habanos Festival, to be held from 27th February to 3rd March, which will unveil the biggest new developments for 2017. New launches will be presented this year both regarding products for the regular portfolio as well
PR Newswire
added Feb 6, 2017 18:15
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[Caribbean, Latin America, USA] Cuba's Cigar Exporting Future

Habanos S.A., the distribution and marketing arm of Cuba’s state-owned cigar industry, said recently that it expects to immediately gain 25-30% of the U.S. premium cigar market if the U.S. lifts its trade embargo – and up to 70% within a few y
Cuba Journal
added Feb 4, 2017 17:54
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[Caribbean] Cuban Vice President Praises Preparations for Tobacco Campaign

visited tobacco areas in the municipality of Consolacion del Sur, where the Virginia project, aimed at supplying Virginia tobacco to the national tobacco industry, is making progress. He described the state of tobacco plantations and the progress in sowi
Prensa Latina (cu)
added Dec 26, 2016 18:09
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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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[Cuba] Ali's boxing gloves, Fidel Castro cigars highlight sports auction

Another key item belonging to the late Ali is a box of cigars autographed by Castro, who died last week at age 90. Ali was given the gift when he and longtime friend Howard Bingham visited Cuba on humanitarian efforts in 1998.
Reuters
added Dec 11, 2016 07:58
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[Cuba] Poisoned cigars, mobsters: CIA's plots to kill Castro

The agency's Technical Services Division (TSD) treated a box of cigars with a chemical that produced temporary disorientation, hoping Castro would light up a stogie before a speech and make a fool of himself.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Dec 10, 2016 18:19
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