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The History Of Cohiba

Fidel Castro’s favorite brand, Cohiba, was established in 1966 as the top brand in Havana for diplomatic purposes. The word “Cohiba” originated from the Taino language of the Indians and is considered to have been created after Columbus first observed Cuban locals smoking bundles of tobacco leaves. As mentioned, only a select few people and those of political importance were allowed to smoke these amazing cigars in the beginning. The first Cohiba cigars were allegedly given to Fidel Castro’s bodyguard by a local torcedor in the middle of the 1960s. After that They were manufactured specially for Fidel Castro since he loved them so much. As a result, El Laguito Factory started making regular cigars that included the unnamed tobacco...

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