Cigar http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/37167/all en Cuba cigar auction raises money for health system http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130303/cuba-cigar-auction-raises-money-health-system <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>An auction of luxury cigar humidors in Cuba fetched $1.1 million, which will go toward the public health system, the state news agency said Sunday.</p> <p>The sale came at an international cigar festival attended by celebrities such as American actor Danny Glover and German tennis great Boris Becker, Prensa Latina said.</p> <p>Six fancy wooden humidors containing between 350 and 550 cigars each were sold at the auction Saturday night, the report said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130303/cuba-cigar-auction-raises-money-health-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Cigar Entertainment Human Interest Humidor AFP Sun, 03 Mar 2013 18:15:52 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5772263 at http://www.globalpost.com