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Travel Advisory August 6

Location: Cuba The U.S. Department of State updated the Travel Advisory for Cuba on August 6, 2020. Do not travel to Cuba due to COVID-19. Exercise increased caution in Cuba due to demonstrable and sometimes debilitating injuries to members of our diplomatic community resulting in the drawdown of embassy staff. Read the Department of State’s  COVID-19 page before you plan any ...
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Health Alert

Location: Cuba Event: The U.S. Embassy has individually notified all confirmed travelers for a JetBlue charter flight departing from Havana to Ft. Lauderdale on August 4. No individuals other than those already booked for this flight will be able to board. The Embassy will continue to explore options for repatriation of U.S. citizens who are ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy, Havana, Cuba

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy, Havana, Cuba, July 22, 2022 Location:  Cuba Event:  Since April 1, the U.S. Embassy has facilitated the repatriation of nearly 2,000 American citizens and qualified Lawful Permanent Residents (LPR) to the United States. On June 5, the Cuban government extended the closure of the airport until at least August 1. In ...
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Statement from Chargé d’Affaires Mara Tekach The Truth about Cuban Medical Missions

As someone who has lived on the island and watched how the Cuban Communist regime portrays its medical missions program for several years, I regularly read articles about Cuba sending doctors and nurses overseas to fight COVID-19 with interest.  I am compelled to comment because many articles present a case that skirts significant facts while ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy, Havana, Cuba

Location: Cuba Event: The U.S. Embassy has individually notified all confirmed travelers for a JetBlue charter flight departing from Havana to Ft. Lauderdale on July 21. No individuals other than those already booked for this flight will be able to board. The Embassy will continue to explore options for repatriation of U.S. citizens who are ...
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