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U.S.-Cuba Policy Changes Take Effect

U.S.-Cuba Policy Changes Take Effect

Beginning tomorrow, American travelers returning to U.S. soil after an authorized trip to Cuba will be allowed to bring back, for the first time in years, up to $100 worth of …

January 15, 2015
$100 In Cuban Cigars—What It Can Buy

$100 In Cuban Cigars—What It Can Buy

News stories have abounded about Cuban cigars ever since President Barack Obama announced it was time to normalize relations between the United States and Cuba on December 17. …

January 8, 2015
Cigar Diplomacy

Cigar Diplomacy

As the United States and Cuba have attempted to negotiate their differences over the last 50 years, Cuban cigars have played a diplomatic role in secret efforts to improve …

December 30, 2014
Memo to President Obama

Memo to President Obama

Cigar Aficionado asked a leading Cuba expert to provide a road map for improving relations between the United States and its island neighbor

December 18, 2014
Major Changes to U.S.-Cuba Relations

Major Changes to U.S.-Cuba Relations

Today, the United States government announced sweeping changes to its longstanding embargo against Cuba. Soon there will be a U.S. embassy in Havana; Americans will be allowed to …

December 17, 2014
Cuban Sommeliers Taste California’s Forbidden Fruit

Cuban Sommeliers Taste California’s Forbidden Fruit

Delegation of wine and cigar pros tour Northern California wine country

July 30, 2014
Havana Restaurant Update

Havana Restaurant Update

The 2012 restaurant scene in Havana is about as volatile as I told you it would be in the November/December issue about the city.

January 17, 2013
The Hotels of Havana

The Hotels of Havana

Sitting on a bluff above a slight inward curve in Havana’s seaside promenade, the Malecón, the twin cupola towers of the Hotel Nacional stand like two sentinels. Built by the New …

February 21, 2012
Havana: The Lost City of the Caribbean

Havana: The Lost City of the Caribbean

Cigar Aficionado’s most comprehensive guide ever to the hidden treasures of the Cuban capital

December 1, 2011