Tasting a Limited Edition Ramon Allones

Tasting a Limited Edition Ramon Allones

I’ve long been a big fan of Habanos’ limited edition cigars. No, they’re not always perfect, but there’s always a sense of ceremony about them, a sense that you’re smoking a special, rare cigar. But when they’re on, they’re really on, and they make for spectacular smokes. That was decidedly the case with the most … Read more

How To Legally Travel To Cuba In 2017

How To Legally Travel To Cuba In 2017

President Donald Trump last week began symbolically undoing some parts of his predecessor’s historic opening to the island nation. The new measures included tighter restrictions on travel and a prohibition of financial dealings with entities tied to Cuban military and intelligence services. U.S. citizens may still travel to Cuba, and, in fact, U.S. airlines are … Read more

Boating To Cuba Remains Permissible From The U.S. But Rules Apply

Boating To Cuba Remains Permissible From The U.S. But Rules Apply

President Donald Trump on June 16th began sybolically undoing some parts of his predecessor’s historic opening to the island nation, saying he was “canceling the last administration’s completely one-sided deal with Cuba.” The new measures included tighter restrictions on tourism travel and a prohibition of financial dealings with entities tied to Cuban military and intelligence … Read more

Here’s What’s Wrong With President Trump’s New Cuba Policy

Here’s What’s Wrong With President Trump’s New Cuba Policy

President Donald Trump last week began symbolically undoing some parts of his predecessor’s historic opening to Cuba. The new measures included tighter restrictions on travel and tourism and a prohibition of financial dealings with entities tied to Cuban military and intelligence services. Cuba’s military conglomerate GAESA is estimated to control more than half the country’s … Read more

Hair Spray And Politics Mix In Cuba

Hair Spray And Politics Mix In Cuba

President Donald Trump last week began symbolically undoing some parts of his predecessor’s historic opening to the island nation. The new measures included tighter restrictions on tourism travel and a prohibition of financial dealings with entities tied to Cuban military and intelligence services. Cuba’s military conglomerate GAESA is estimated to control more than half the … Read more

A New Documentary Explores Havana In A One Hour Cavalcade Of Imagery

A New Documentary Explores Havana In A One Hour Cavalcade Of Imagery

Host Geoffrey Baer explores the heart of Cuba’s magical capital city in a new documentary airing next month. Three young locals — architect and restorationist Daniel de la Regata; Irene Rodriguez, one of Cuba’s top flamenco dancers; and Grammy-nominated jazz pianist Roberto Fonseca — serve as enthusiastic guides, allowing viewers to experience this vibrant and … Read more