Ariadna Gomez smokes a cigar next to an image of Cuba's leader Fidel Castro during the 13th annual Cigar Festival in Havana, Cuba, Monday. Cigar enthusiasts from around the world come to Cuba during the annual celebration to visit tobacco farms and... (Photo:AP)
Cape Breton Press
Published on February 21, 2011
HAVANA, Cuba (AP) — The exclusive seller and exporter of Cuban cigars said Monday that sales of the island’s coveted smokes rose two per cent in 2010, rebounding slightly after falling for two straight years amid the global economic crisis.