News & Events

Absentee Ballots

As the November 8, 2022, midterm election approaches, U.S. Embassy Havana encourages voters overseas to return their completed ballots as early as possible.  Eligible voters can return ballots in several ways: Some states allow you to return your completed ballot by email or fax. Please check with your state election website for details. If your state ...
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Hurricane Season General Advisory

Hurricane season in Cuba normally runs from June to November. It includes heavy rains, and possible flash floods and landslides. Hurricanes may result in disruption of power, communications, water supplies, and potentially flights to and from Cuba. If you plan to travel to Cuba during hurricane season you should consider the following preparations: Sign up ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Havana

Location: Worldwide Event:  The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 2 Travel Health Notice for  Monkeypox in Multiple Countries . The World Health Organization has determined the multi-country outbreak of monkeypox   is a Public Health Emergency of International Concern ( click here  to view the WHO’s determination ). Actions to Take: Travelers should AVOID  :  Close contact with sick people, including those with skin lesions or ...
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World Wide Caution Announcement

On July 31, 2022, the United States conducted a precision counterterrorism strike in Afghanistan that killed Ayman al-Zawahiri, Osama bin Laden’s deputy and successor as leader of al-Qa’ida.  Al- Zawahiri was one of the masterminds of the attacks against the United States on September 11, 2001, and had continued to urge his followers to attack ...
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