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Pennsylvania Mulls Direct Import Of Cuban Rum

Pennsylvania control state officials have been touring Cuba and talking to trade officials there, with the aim of importing Cuban-made rum into the state—flouting the U.S. embargo on Cuban products. Continue reading →

Posted in News on March 8, 2017

U.S. Removes Limits On Travelers’ Cuban Rum And Cigar Purchases

As part of its renewal of relations with Cuba, the U.S. government has lifted restrictions on the dollar value of Cuban rum and cigars allowed to be brought back to the U.S. by travelers returning from other countries, including Cuba.

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Posted in News on October 17, 2016

U.S. Legislators Push Obama Administration For Answers On Havana Club Decision

Congressional lawmakers from both parties have sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew expressing concern over the Obama administration’s recent decision to award the Havana Club rum trademark to the Cuban government, reports the Wall Street Journal. Continue reading →

Posted in News on February 11, 2016

Pernod Eyes Big U.S. Opportunity For Cuban Rum Havanista

With the U.S. recently establishing full diplomatic relations with Cuba—opening the possibility of lifting the U.S. trade embargo against the Caribbean nation—Pernod Ricard is reportedly laying plans to launch its Havanista rum brand in the U.S. market. Continue reading →

Posted in News on May 20, 2015

Bacardi To Take Havana Club National

Following a recent victory in its U.S. legal battle over the Havana Club rum trademark with Pernod Ricard, Bacardi is gearing up to expand its version of the rum brand into national distribution. Continue reading →

Posted in News on June 14, 2012