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Traffic Accidents and Road Safety

Visitors should be aware that driving in Cuba carries many risks. Many roads and vehicles are poorly maintained and drivers found responsible for accidents may be barred from leaving the country during investigations. Drivers found responsible for accidents resulting in serious injury or death could be sentenced to prison terms of up to ten years. Cuban authorities may prohibit drivers of

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Hurricane Preparedness

American citizens who are planning to be in Cuba during hurricane season should consider the potential dangers and inconveniences associated with hurricanes and should devise an emergency plan before a storm’s arrival. Even inland areas far from coastlines can experience destructive winds and flooding. Hurricane damage is typically caused by storm surge, high winds, heavy rain, floods, mudslides, and tornadoes. Regions

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