Cuba update travel advisory

Posted on October 29, 2012 • Filed under: Cuba, TRAVEL

Foreign and Commonwealth Office – Cuba Update

Hurricane Sandy has caused severe damage in the eastern part of Cuba in areas such as Holguin Santiago de Cuba and Guantanamo. Heavy rain also caused damage in the provinces of Villa Clara, Sancti Spiritus and Cienfuegos, in central Cuba.

You should expect disruption to communication, electricity and water supplies in these areas. Contact your tour representative or place of stay in Cuba for an update on the latest situation.

Travellers can monitor the progress of storms on the National Hurricane Centre website. The hurricane season in Cuba normally runs from June to November. See Natural Disasters.

June – August 2012 saw an outbreak of cholera in Cuba. People in Granma province are advised to remain vigilant and monitor local reporting. See Health. Read Full Report

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