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90-meter cigar used to celebrate Fidel Castro’s 90th birthday [PHOTOS]

90-meter cigar used to celebrate Fidel Castro's 90th birthday [PHOTOS]

A veteran Cuban cigar-maker rolls what is believed to be the world’s longest cigar to mark the 90th birthday of Fidel Castro.

Jose Castelar Cairo, known as "Cueto" (R), presents to the public the world"s longest cigar in Havana, Cuba, 12 August 2016.

Jose Castelar Cairo, known as “Cueto” (R), presents to the public the world”s longest cigar in Havana, Cuba, 12 August 2016.

Workers help Cuban cigar roller Jose "Cueto" Castelar, hand roll a 90-meter cigar, in Havana, Cuba, Friday, Aug. 12, 2016.

The masterpiece is 90m long and took 10 days to create with the help of several assistants

Workers help Cuban cigar roller Jose Castelar, hand roll a 90-meter cigar, stretching through many rooms, in Havana, Cuba, Friday, Aug. 12, 2016

It was presented on long tables in an old colonial fort overlooking the harbor of Havana

Dozens of workers help Cuban cigar roller Jose "Cueto" Castelar, not pictured, hand roll a 90-meter cigar, in Havana, Cuba, Friday, Aug. 12, 2016

Mr Castelar and his team worked 12 hours a day for 10 days to roll the cigar, which is the width of an ordinary one

The world"s longest cigar rolled up by Cuban Jose Castelar Cairo, known as "Cueto", is measured in Havana, Cuba, 12 August 2016

The length of the cigar was verified by a British Embassy official, who said the information would be sent to be verified by Guinness World Records




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