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Cuban seeks to break own record with 70-meter cigar

HAVANA — A Cuban cigar roller began Monday rolling a 70-meter (230-foot) cigar in an attempt to nearly double his previous Guinness world record, a spokesman said. Working eight hours a day for nine days, 67-year-old Jose “Cueto” Castelar is hoping to break his 2009 record of a 43.38-meter-long (142-foot-long) stogie. He hopes to complete his latest feat on May 3 and display it at the International Tourism Fair, which runs Monday-Saturday next week. It would be his fifth record in more than half a century of cigar-rolling. ... read more >>