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U.S. Tourism to Cuba Jumped in June

U.S. Tourism to Cuba Jumped in June

The number of U.S. citizens visiting Cuba in June 2018 reached 68,000, a 5 percent increase from 12 months earlier, according to published reports based on Cuban tourism statistic…

August 6, 2018
Rains in Cuba Cause Problems for Harvested Tobacco

Rains in Cuba Cause Problems for Harvested Tobacco

An extraordinarily wet and humid May has damaged Cuba’s premium tobacco crop, nearly all of which was curing in barns.

June 1, 2018
Robaina Documentary Screening Next Week In NYC

Robaina Documentary Screening Next Week In NYC

Prince of Smoke, a documentary by Matthew Gelb, follows Hirochi Robaina during the first weeks of harvest at the Robaina Farm.

April 20, 2018
Raúl Castro Steps Down As Cuban President

Raúl Castro Steps Down As Cuban President

Raúl Castro formally stepped aside as president of Cuba today.

April 19, 2018
The 2018 Habanos Festival In Pictures

The 2018 Habanos Festival In Pictures

A look at some of the highlights of Cuba’s Festival del Habano XX.

March 14, 2018
Habanos Festival Concludes With $1.8 Million Charity Auction

Habanos Festival Concludes With $1.8 Million Charity Auction

The live auction closing the Friday night gala dinner at the Festival del Habanos raised 1.485 million euros ($1.8 million) for Cuba’s public health system.

March 5, 2018
The Lineup—20th Anniversary Habanos Festival

The Lineup—20th Anniversary Habanos Festival

The Festival del Habanos will celebrate its 20th year with a Cohiba Robusto Reserva Cosecha 2014, new releases of Partagás Linea Maduro, gala dinners and live entertainment.

February 6, 2018
Cuba Is Now Harvesting This Year’s Tobacco Crop

Cuba Is Now Harvesting This Year’s Tobacco Crop

The 2017–2018 tobacco harvest is under way in Pinar del Río, Cuba’s prime tobacco-growing region, and first reports from the province indicate the crop is excellent.

February 1, 2018
FAQ: How Trump’s Policy Affects Americans Looking to Travel to Cuba

FAQ: How Trump’s Policy Affects Americans Looking to Travel to Cuba

President Trump’s changes to U.S. policy toward Cuba went into effect November 9, dialing back some of the allowances for Americans to travel to Cuba. When President Trump …

November 9, 2017