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Cuba's Rum Wars
A bitter dispute over a sweet-tasting spirit appears to be nearing an end game after decades of legal wrangling. Read full story here.
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Bottles of Havana Club rum sit on display during a video conference between the Havana Club rum company in Havana and their associates in Paris at Pernod Ricard in Havana, Cuba, Tuesday, June 5, 2012. Time and again U.S. courts have ruled against Cuba in its fight to control the U.S. rights to the trademark Havana Club, the island's flagship rum brand which is sold in more than 120 countries around the world, but not in the United States. By mid-June, Cuba could lose all chance of pressing its legal claims against Bacardi, which distributes a limited quantity of its own Havana Club rum in Florida and says it plans to expand to other states in the near future. (AP Photo/Franklin Reyes)

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In this Oct 22, 2010 photo, bottles of Havana Club rum move along the assembly line at the company's factory in Havana, Cuba. Time and again U.S. courts have ruled against Cuba in its fight to control the U.S. rights to the trademark Havana Club, the island's flagship rum brand which is sold in more than 120 countries around the world, but not in the United States. By mid-June, Cuba could lose all chance of pressing its legal claims against Bacardi, which distributes a limited quantity of its own Havana Club rum in Florida and says it plans to expand to other states in the near future. (AP Photo/Franklin Reyes)
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In this Oct 22, 2010 photo, a man works on the assembly line at the Havana Club rum factory in Havana, Cuba. Time and again U.S. courts have ruled against Cuba in its fight to control the U.S. rights to the trademark Havana Club, the island's flagship rum brand which is sold in more than 120 countries around the world, but not in the United States. By mid-June, Cuba could lose all chance of pressing its legal claims against Bacardi, which distributes a limited quantity of its own Havana Club rum in Florida and says it plans to expand to other states in the near future. (AP Photo/Franklin Reyes)

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In this Oct 22, 2010 photo, a man works on the assembly line at the Havana Club rum factory in Havana, Cuba. Time and again U.S. courts have ruled against Cuba in its fight to control the U.S. rights to the trademark Havana Club, the island's flagship rum brand which is sold in more than 120 countries around the world, but not in the United States. By mid-June, Cuba could lose all chance of pressing its legal claims against Bacardi, which distributes a limited quantity of its own Havana Club rum in Florida and says it plans to expand to other states in the near future. (AP Photo/Franklin Reyes)

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In this Oct 22, 2010 photo, a worker transports cases of Havana Club rum to be packaged at the company's factory in Havana, Cuba. Time and again U.S. courts have ruled against Cuba in its fight to control the U.S. rights to the trademark Havana Club, the island's flagship rum brand which is sold in more than 120 countries around the world, but not in the United States. By mid-June, Cuba could lose all chance of pressing its legal claims against Bacardi, which distributes a limited quantity of its own Havana Club rum in Florida and says it plans to expand to other states in the near future. (AP Photo/Franklin Reyes)

Cuba's Rum Wars

A bitter dispute over a sweet-tasting spirit appears to be nearing an end game after decades of legal wrangling. Read full story here.

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