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Cuba and US plan to Open Embassies

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Greetings, ISOM maniacs. US, Cuba reach deal to reopen Cuban embassies. Click here to read the CNBC article. Does this mean Cuban cigars are closer to legalization? Congress has to lift the trade embargo but this news gets that possible a step closer.
Until the next post, siempre fumando,
Habana Port

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Times-Picayune Interviews Us about Cuban Cigars & Obama’s Policy Today

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Greetings, Cuban expats. Emily Lane of the Times-Picayune interviews us for our take on today’s White House announcement regarding US-Cuban relations and the potential outcome of Cuban cigar sales if a full-blown lifting of the embargo occurs. Click here for the story. 
In this March 1, 2013 file photo, a worker selects cigars at the H. Upmann cigar factory, where people can take tours as part of the 15th annual Cigar Festival, in Havana, Cuba. Among those eager for access to a Cuban market cut off by an economic embargo are U.S. farmers, travel companies, energy producers and importers of rum and cigars. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa, File) (Ramon Espinosa)
Until the next post, siempre fumando,
Habana Port
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13th Annual Habanos Festival Underway

Saludos,Greetings, callers of Cubans. Cuba is hosting its 13th Annual Habanos Festival from February 21-25, 2011. The venue has become one of the largest international gathering of enthusiasts of Cuban cigars (or the Habano) in the world. This year’s event will pay special tribute to the Montecristo, Partagas and H. Upmann brands.The participants will have the pleasure of tasting exclusive and new vitolas to be launched by Habanos, S.A. in 2011, and of discovering the secrets of the centuries-old tradition. Although Americans are forbidden by federal law to travel to Cuba (or consume any product of Cuban-origin), cigar lovers still pay attention to Cuban events since this country is a mecca of tobacco cultivation and cigar production.Until the next post, siempre fumando,Habana Port