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American Flag Raised At U.S. Embassy In Havana

For the first time in 54 years, the stars and stripes are flying above the American Embassy in...more

Posted: August 14, 2015    By David Savona

Cuba : Cuba News

Maique, Other Officials, Dismissed From Habanos

Jorge Luís Fernández Maique, the former co-president of Habanos S.A., Cuba's cigar monopoly, has been relieved of his duties at the company,...more

Posted: August 14, 2015    By Gordon Mott

Cuba : Cuba News

Bill to Drop Cuba Trade Embargo Filed

Congress certainly has a long list of things-to-do once it returns from its August recess, including potentially considering a recently filed bill...more

Posted: August 10, 2015    By Andrew Nagy

Cuba : Cuba News

Cigar Aficionado On CBS Sunday Morning

Cigar Aficionado magazine was featured on CBS Sunday Morning on August 2, appearing in a segment entitled "A New...more

Posted: August 4, 2015   

Cuba : Cuba News

Superfast Ferries to Offer Service Between Miami and Havana

Superfast Ferries, a large Greek ferry company that operates primarily in Europe, is getting ready to provide service between Miami and Havana. A...more

Posted: July 15, 2015    By Gordon Mott

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Carnival Cruise Lines Coming To Cuba

Travel to Cuba is about to get a big boost. Carnival Corp. & PLC, the world's largest cruise operator, has been granted approval by the U.S....more

Posted: July 9, 2015    By David Savona

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United States and Cuba to Re-Open Embassies

The long wait is...more

Posted: July 1, 2015    By Gordon Mott

Cuba : Cuba News

Cuban Petit Robustos Reach Retail Shops

A 10-pack of petit robustos from Cuba's five major brands is now available in cigar retail shops around the world. The Selección Petit Robustos has...more

Posted: June 30, 2015    By Gordon Mott

Cuba : Cuba News

Online Cigar Auction Features Vintage Cubans

London cigar retailer C.Gars Ltd. will hold its second vintage cigar auction of this year on June 15. The auction, to be held at The Bulgari Hotel in...more

Posted: June 4, 2015    By Gordon Mott

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Hunters & Frankau Anniversary Smoke Coming In June

Hunters & Frankau, the official Cuban cigar importer for the United Kingdom, has set a release date for its 225th Anniversary cigar and revealed a...more

Posted: May 11, 2015    By Gordon Mott

Cuba : Cuba News

Quick Tips—Traveling to Cuba

History is filled with moments in time when nothing that was will ever be the same again, and it appears Cuba is now at one of those pivotal moments....more

Posted: April 27, 2015    By David Savona / Gordon Mott

Cuba : Cuba News

Diplomaticos Bushido Comes To Asia Pacific Region

Bushido. It's the samurai code of honorable conduct. It's the way of the warrior. But it's also the name of the new Cuban Regional Edition...more

Posted: April 7, 2015    By Gregory Mottola

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Cuba Unveils Romeo y Julieta Wide Churchill Gran Reserva

Cuba is continuing its trend of releasing ultra-pricey, limited-edition cigars at the Habanos Festival, the annual gathering of cigar distributors,...more

Posted: March 23, 2015    By David Savona

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New Holographic Cohiba Bands Arriving

Cuba has a new look for its most famous cigar band. Cuban Cohibas bearing an upgraded cigar band are making their debut in cigar shops. The...more

Posted: March 6, 2015    By David Savona

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Habanos Festival Concludes, Honors Montecristo’s 80th Anniversary

The 17th annual Festival del Habano closed with a gala celebration last Friday at the Pabexpo convention space in Havana. An auction of six custom...more

Posted: March 2, 2015    By Gordon Mott

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2013–14 Cuban Tobacco Harvest May Be Worst in 20 Years

There have been persistent rumors about severe tobacco shortages in the Cuban cigar industry, especially wrappers. Speculation swirled around an...more

Posted: February 26, 2015    By Gordon Mott

Cuba : Cuba News

Habanos S.A. Predicts Big U.S. Sales, Shows 2015 Cigars

Cuban cigar sales in the United States could reach between 70 and 90 million cigars a year if the 53-year-old trade embargo between the two nations...more

Posted: February 24, 2015    By Gordon Mott

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Habanos Appoints New Co-President

Inocente Núñez Blanco has been named the new co-president of Habanos S.A., replacing Walfrido Hernandez Mesa, who had been in charge since...more

Posted: February 19, 2015    By Gordon Mott

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Bill to Lift Cuban Trade Embargo Introduced

Mere weeks after a group of senators introduced a bill to ease Cuba travel restrictions, another bipartisan, Cuba-related bill has been introduced in...more

Posted: February 13, 2015    By Andrew Nagy

Cuba : Cuba News

Online Cuban Cigar Auction Sells 99 Percent of Lots

The first online cigar auction of 2015, held by C.Gars Ltd. in the United Kingdom, sold 99 percent of the available lots and showcased serious...more

Posted: February 9, 2015    By Gordon Mott

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