Sunday, May 11, 2008

Some Statistics for a Sunday Afternoon

$400 million Value of cigars sold worldwide by Cuba in 2007

$10 million What Americans are estimated to spend annually on Cuban cigars, despite an embargo

1,200 The number of Petit Upmanns JFK stockpiled before putting the Trade Embargo into effect.

79 The number of wouldbe Cuban exiles returned to the island and to probable reprisals on Saturday.

All stats except the last taken from The Denver Post here and here. Report on the last here.

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