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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

[South America/Caribbean] Kerry in Cuba: More Interested in Cigars Than Dissidents

He did meet with human rights activists...“After Kerry visited a shop in a boutique hotel, an aide was seen carrying out bags of what appeared to be three bottles of rum, cigar boxes and a humidor.”
added Aug 23, 2015 16:25

[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] Naharnet Uruguay President Decries Tobacco 'Murder' in Obama Talks

warned U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday of the mass "murder" of smokers across the world, highlighting his nation's legal battle to preserve tough anti-tobacco laws. Mujica met Obama in the Oval Office for talks focusing on wider U.S.-Uruguayan rela
Naharnet (lb)
added May 12, 2014 19:47

[South America/Caribbean] Jamaica adopts smoking ban in public places

People caught lighting up in bars, restaurants and other enclosed public spaces now face hefty penalties in Jamaica. The new law also prohibits smoking in outdoor public spots such as bus stops and open-air sports stadiums.
Medical Xpress (
added Jul 15, 2013 17:42

[Jamaica, South America/Caribbean] Owners, manager of public spaces face smoking ban prosecution too

OWNERS and managers of certain establishments that allow smokers to light up on their premises will also face prosecution when the ban on smoking in public spaces comes into effect on July 15, the Ministry of Health says.
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Jun 27, 2013 11:26

[Montserrat (uk), South America/Caribbean, UK] Ministry of Health to highlight health risks of tobacco smoking

This Wednesday, June 5 at 2pm, Health Promotions Officer Wayne Hunte, will make the presentation at the Physiotherapy Suite at Glendon Hospital. Hunte is a Certified Smoking Cessation Practitioner and a trained Tobacco Dependence Treatment Specialist.
SKNVibes (kn)
added Jun 4, 2013 17:23

[South America/Caribbean] Cuba Promotes Reducing Children''s Exposure to Tobacco Smoke

Educating the public about the importance of reducing the exposure of children and adolescents to secondhand smoke is a priority in Cuba during a day of activities for World No Tobacco Day. Dr. Elba Lorenzo, national coordinator of the program for preven
Prensa Latina (cu)
added May 24, 2013 04:58

[Guyana, South America/Caribbean] LETTER: MPs should support passage of Tobacco Control Bill

I am hopeful that all MPs will support the passage of the Tobacco Control Bill... My inability to have the Tobacco Control Bill passed remains one of the biggest regrets I have as the Minister of Health between May 2001 and December 2011. I also regret th
Stabroek News (gy)
added Jun 16, 2017 21:43

[Caribbean, Jamaica, South America/Caribbean] Up in smoke - ban on lighting up in public places mostly ignored

Now almost four years since the Public Health (Tobacco Control) Regulations, 2013, came into full effect, there is little proof that the authorities have found a way to stop smoking in public spaces. Visits to a number of bars across Kingston on Tuesday
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Jun 8, 2017 20:15

[Guyana, South America/Caribbean] Wife gets nine months for smuggling cigarettes to Dataram

Boodnarine, the common-law wife of convicted drug trafficker Barry Dataram, was today sentenced to nine months in prison for smuggling prohibited items to him. Boodnarine, 21, a mother of two, who was recently released from prison after being found not gu
Stabroek News (gy)
added May 11, 2017 19:42
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