In the May/June 2007 Cigar Aficionado


Cuba

Pick up your latest issue of Cigar Aficionado, featuring an in-depth look at U.S.-Cuba relations and a comprehensive travel guide to the island. Also, fire up a Davidoff Château Haut-Brion from the late '90s, go into the fields with Litto Gomez, read how three guys created fashions for the never-ending weekend and see ratings and notes on 77 cigars. That and much, much more, on newsstands now.


Up Front

Editors' Note
Buy Cuban Cigars, End up in Jail?

Letters
Out of the Humidor

Good Life Guide

Electronics
HP TouchSmart IQ770

Drink
Top-Shelf Tequila

Sport
Square Drivers

Time
Girard-Perregaux ww.tc-Finaancial

Wheels
Porsche 911 Turbo

Places
Palacio Duhau - Park Hyatt Buenos Aires

Fun
Hot Air Balloning

Style
Martin Dingman Weekend Bags

Gourmet
Barbecued Ribs

Features

Cigars
Cuba's Stars
The island's oldest and most venerable smokes have been superseded by the new kids on the block
Cover
Cuba's Future: An Interview with Julia Sweig
A top policy analyst in Washington talks about Cuba today, a post-Fidel Castro regime, key players on the U.S. side and new ideas for changes in America's approach toward its island neighbor
A Republican View
We must continue to stand with the Cuban people
Cuba Today: An Interview with Ricardo Alarcon
The president of Cuba's National Assembly outlines the country's policies and goals in the face of Bush administration hostility
A Democratic View
New York Congressman Charles Rangel champions the need for a new, more open U.S. policy toward Cuba
Golf
Trying Harder at Number Two
Jim Furyk has climbed the world golf rankings to take control of the number two spot
Gambling
Viva Like Vegas!
Casinos across America are taking their cues from Las Vegas's destination-style resorts, to much success
Travel
Cuba Travel Guide
While it is still difficult for Americans to travel to Cuba, Cigar Aficionado provides a guide to the best hotels, restaurants and cigar stores on the Caribbean island.
Cars
The Top-Down Hardtop
Convertibles are back! This time with rigid roofs and all of the romance, but none of the hassles of ragtops.
Places
Travel Ban Update
Travel restrictions have been tightened, but determined U.S. citizens still visit the island, one way or another
Tech
Web TV is Here
The ultimate couch-potato dream is becoming reality as the Internet delivers more and more programming to your television—and the possibilities are endless

Cigars

Profile
The Tommy Bahama Boys
Tommy Bahama's three creators rhapsodize about making their fantasy a successful reality
Industry
Litto's Twist of Fate
How Litto Gomez's La Flor Dominicana was spawned from disaster—and other things you probably didn't know about one of the industry's hottest brands.
Cuba Report
The Oscars of Cuban Cigars
This year's Festival del Habano spotlights lively cigar affairs and showcases three new Cohiba maduros
Culture
My Last Cuban Cigar
A noted photographer recounts a high-level clandestine smoke


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