For more than a half-century, communist Cuba has fought off the offenses of its northern neighbor. From the Bay of Pigs to the embargo to the internet, the island has resisted the influence of the United States.
Photo by Michael E. Miller A cigar roller in a Nicaraguan factory.
Now Cuba is poised to go on the offensive -- by invading your humidor.
Officials for Cuban state-run cigar company Habanos S.A. say they expect to snatch 30 percent of the U.S. cigar market the instant the embargo falls. And they say that number could soon swell to 70 percent.More »