Health Alert for U.S. Citizens in Cuba on Dengue Fever

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Havana (30 August 2022) Location: Cuba Event: A surge of dengue fever has been confirmed in Cuba. Dengue is spread to people through the bite of an infected mosquito, specifically the Aedes species (Ae. aegypti or Ae. albopictus). Actions to Take:  Use  Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)-registered insect repellents with one of the active ingredients:  DEET, Picaridin (known as KBR 3023 and Picaridin outside the …

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U.S. Embassy lit up in pink to mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The U.S. Embassy in Havana will be lit up in pink throughout October, to mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month. President Obama declared October 2016 as Breast Cancer Awareness Month in a presidential proclamation issued the 30th September, 2016. The proclamation is available here . Photos of the embassy lit up in pink are available on our …

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