Cuban cologne creators to face punishment

September 27, 2014 8:39 PM

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Cuba will punish state employees who created two colognes named for Ernesto "Che" Guevara and late Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, the government announced Saturday, swiftly quashing plans to market the fragrances honoring the leftist icons.

Test bottles of colognes named "Ernesto" and "Hugo" were produced by state pharmaceutical company Labiofam with the aim of selling them domestically and internationally. An Associated Press report on the project Thursday generated waves of reaction online, with many readers mocking the project and s...

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