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Cubans fume over Cohiba trademark loss

Cubans are fuming after a US company won the right to name its cigars after a famous brand name.

Last Modified: 08 Jul 2013 04:09
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Cubans are fuming after a US company won the right to name its cigars after a famous brand name from the Communist nation.

The battle over the Cohiba brand name has been going on for sixteen years.

Teresa Bo visited the Cuban factory in Havana where workers say their cigars can never be copied.

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