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Cuban cigar sales topped $531 million last year

Cuban cigar sales topped $531 million last year

The state monopoly Habanos S.A. announced $531 million last year, as the country’s annual cigar festival opened. Spain, China, Germany and France were the strongest markets as sales increased 2% over 2018, the company said. This was good news for the Caribbean island which is short of cash and under ...

CARICOM heads chided for lack of sports investment

CARICOM heads chided for lack of sports investment

Caribbean heads of governments have been accused of not keeping pace with their sportsmen and women because the politicians are failing to provide facilities to support athletes consistent with their worldwide successes. So said Jamaican sports administrator, Dr Michael Fennell, as he addressed the recent Barbados Olympic Association 2019 awards ...

Cuba consolidates ties with the Caribbean

Cuba consolidates ties with the Caribbean

Cuba on Monday consolidates historical ties with the nations of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), in the context of the 47th anniversary of relations between the West Indian island and the regional bloc. In Bahamas, the Cuban ambassador, Alejandro Garcia held a meeting with representatives of the local government, health and ...