Headlines Tagged with Cuba — 842 headlines found
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.
Dec 4, 2016 AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Dec 10, 2016 18:19
“¡Cuba!,” a boutique-size exhibition that opened on Nov. 21, the American Museum of Natural History...a window opens into a cigar-rolling factory...By flipping aside a metal lid atop a silver canister, you can inhale the heady aroma of a fine Cuban cigar.
Nov 30, 2016 New York Times
added Dec 1, 2016 05:28
In 1985, many Cubans stopped smoking when Castro abandoned his ubiquitous cigars as part of a nationwide campaign against tobacco, which remains one of the island's principal exports.
Nov 28, 2016 AP - Associated Press
added Nov 29, 2016 03:36
Juanita Castro...They barely exchanged glances at their mother’s funeral in 1963, and she decided to leave soon after when she was detained by a military official, who berated her at a bowling alley for smoking Chesterfields, an American brand of cigarett
Nov 28, 2016 New York Times
added Nov 28, 2016 15:08
the famous exploding cigar, which was supposedly to have been given to Castro when he visited the UN in New York. Another idea was to contaminate a cigar with botulinum toxin but it never actually reached him and he quit smoking in 1985.
Nov 26, 2016 The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 28, 2016 01:55
[Cuba] From poisoned cigars to exploding seashells: How Fidel Castro survived half a century of crackpot CI
When that failed, the CIA planned to slip him a box of cigars tainted with LSD so that he would burst into fits of laughter during a television interview, said Escalante, author of a book that documents 167 plots against Castro.
Nov 26, 2016 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 28, 2016 01:54
“I reached the conclusion long ago that the one last sacrifice I must make for [Cuban] public health is to stop smoking. I haven't really missed it that much,” 1985, upon announcing he had stopped smoking cigars.
Nov 26, 2016 RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Nov 26, 2016 16:40
Cimavax is a therapeutic vaccine developed not to prevent cancer, but to halt its growth and keep it from recurring in patients with non-small-cell lung cancer. Developed in Cuba and available to patients there since 2011, it works by targeting a protein
Nov 14, 2016 New York Times
added Nov 14, 2016 14:28
GAROFALO: Obama Hurting U.S. Small Business by Easing Restriction on Cuban Cigars – A David Garofalo Editorial
All other cigars except Cubans have to first pay the Federal, State – Children’s Health Insurance Program (S-CHIP) Tax which was incidentally the very first new tax signed into law under the Obama administration on February 4, 2009. This is a tax on ciga
Oct 25, 2016 The Cigar Authority
added Oct 25, 2016 19:36
All the senses will be brought into play. The scent of tobacco leaves will waft through part of the exhibition... It took 25 volunteers and several staff members to make the 4,000 tobacco leaves out of construction paper... There’s a tobacco-drying shed
Oct 25, 2016 New York Times
added Oct 25, 2016 13:39