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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.
Feb 27, 2017 Reuters
added Feb 28, 2017 06:13
[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
Feb 21, 2017 PR Newswire
added Feb 21, 2017 19:57
[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
Feb 2, 2017 PR Newswire
added Feb 6, 2017 18:15
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
Feb 3, 2017 Cuba Journal
added Feb 4, 2017 17:54
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
Dec 23, 2016 Prensa Latina (cu)
added Dec 26, 2016 18:09
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
Dec 2, 2016 Washington Post
added Dec 11, 2016 07:58
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.
Dec 1, 2016 Reuters
added Dec 11, 2016 07:58
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