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Official Confirms: Obama Will Loosen Cuba Restrictions

President Obama, according to an administration official, plans to lift sanctions on travel and remittances with Cuba in the near future, possibly...more

Posted: April 6, 2009    By Andrew Nagy


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New Security Seals for Cuban Cigars

In a continuing effort to thwart the counterfeiting industry, Habanos S.A., the worldwide distributor of Cuban cigars, has introduced a new security...more

Posted: March 18, 2009    By Gregory Mottola


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Obama Signs Bill that Eases Cuba Policy

After a surprise debate and party infighting, the Senate passed an appropriations bill on Tuesday that will ease some of the United States' sanctions...more

Posted: March 11, 2009    By Andrew Nagy


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Cuba Policy Change Awaits Senate Vote

Just as it appeared Congress was closer to overturning long-standing U.S. policy by easing Cuba travel restrictions for Americans, the provision, now...more

Posted: March 9, 2009    By Andrew Nagy


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Habanos Releases Special Cuban H. Upmann Jar

In keeping with a Cuban cigar tradition, Habanos S.A., the worldwide distributor of Cuban cigars, has released a special-edition ceramic jar. The...more

Posted: March 3, 2009    By Gregory Mottola


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Cuban Cigar Sales Decline

Habanos S.A., Cuba's cigar export organization, announced that global sales of Cuban cigars decreased 3 percent, down to $390 million, for 2008....more

Posted: February 25, 2009    By Gregory Mottola


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Report Urges Cuba Policy Reforms

In a recent report, the ranking Republican member on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee spoke out against current U.S. policy towards Cuba and...more

Posted: February 24, 2009    By Andrew Nagy


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Lawmakers Propose Bill to Ease Travel to Cuba

A group of House lawmakers has introduced a bipartisan bill that would open Cuba's borders to Americans and overturn long-standing U.S. policy, which...more

Posted: February 12, 2009    By Andrew Nagy


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Cuba's Regional-Edition Cigars Ship

As the new year begins, the last of the Habanos regional-edition cigars have shipped to their appointed countries. Some nations received their...more

Posted: January 5, 2009    By Gregory Mottola


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Habanos, Cubatabaco Dispute Xikar's Use of 'Havana'

Habanos S.A. and Cubatabaco, the government-owned companies that bring Cuban cigars to the world, have filed legal papers with the United States...more

Posted: November 21, 2008    By Andrew Nagy


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Retailer Found Guilty of Selling Counterfeit Cubans

A cigar retailer from Fort Lauderdale, Florida, has been sentenced to nearly one year in jail for selling counterfeit cigars. James David Joiner, 65,...more

Posted: October 21, 2008    By David Savona


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Christie's Auction Features Rare Cubans, Recent Cigars

Image courtesy of Christie's Cuban Davidoff cigars, which have not been rolled since 1991, are slated for the bidding. Cigars made decades ago and...more

Posted: October 8, 2008    By David Savona


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Habanos Says Cuban Cigar Production Unaffected By Storms

While back-to-back hurricanes wreaked havoc on Cuba's tobacco lands this month, causing billions of dollars worth of damage to the island, Habanos...more

Posted: September 25, 2008    By David Savona


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Cuba Hurricane Damage: $5 Billion

AP photo by Javier Galeano The back-to-back hurricanes that struck Cuba this month caused an estimated $5 billion in damages. More than 200,000...more

Posted: September 18, 2008    By David Savona


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Cuba Pounded by Second Hurricane in Eight Days

With waves higher than two-story buildings and winds of 125 miles per hour, Hurricane Ike swept across Cuba from east to west yesterday, killing four...more

Posted: September 9, 2008    By David Savona


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Hurricane Gustav Slams Cuba's Tobacco Region

Javier Galeano Hurricane Gustav tore through Cuba this weekend. While no deaths were reported, it left the town of Los Palacios (pictured) in ruins....more

Posted: September 1, 2008    By David Savona


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Florida Boaters Charged with Smuggling Thousands of Cuban Cigars

Two Fort Myers, Florida, men have been indicted on charges of illegally importing Cuban cigars, rum and other merchandise into the United States....more

Posted: May 27, 2008    By Gregory Mottola


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Imperial Chief Heading to Cuba to Keep Habanos

Gareth Davis, chief executive officer of Imperial The pending acquisition of Altadis S.A. by Britain's Imperial Tobacco PLC would instantly transform...more

Posted: July 19, 2007    By David Savona


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Regional Cuban Cigars Released

The Bolivar Colosales are available only in Germany. Now that Habanos S.A. has released this year's regional edition Cubans, world travelers have...more

Posted: December 13, 2006    By Gregory Mottola


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Cuban Saint Luis Rey Premier Vertical

For the first time in our publication's history, Cigar Insider has conducted a vertical tasting of the esteemed Cuban Saint Luis Rey brand. See which...more

Posted: December 4, 2006    By Gregory Mottola


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