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The Montecristo War

The Montecristo War

Members of Spain's political elite might be in for a surprise the next time they ask for the humidor at one of their preferred Madrid restaurants such as the Paradis, just around …

June 1, 1993
Melia Varadero, Varadero, Cuba

Melia Varadero, Varadero, Cuba

Cuba's Varadero has always been known for its exquisite white, sandy beaches and clear, light blue sea, but the hotels available until recently had very little in common with the …

September 1, 1992
Great Moments: Kennedy, Cuba and Cigars

Great Moments: Kennedy, Cuba and Cigars

Cigars have been a part of my life. My smoking habit began in my youth, helped me write my own adult history, and now, cigars are in my dreams. Even though the world is rising …

September 1, 1992
Cuba's Cohiba

Cuba's Cohiba

It might have been a scene out of Bizet's Carmen. Dozens of women sat in rows of brown, oily, wooden desks in small, dark, musty rooms in the El Laguito factory on the outskirts …

September 1, 1992