Thursday , May 6 2021

Another Canadian ambassador falls mysteriously ill in Cuba

Canada is reconsidering its diplomatic presence in Cuba after an affirmative illness among Embassy employees.

A senior government official says it's too early to say today which steps can be taken as a result of the review, but all options are on the table.

Officials informed the media on condition that they were not identified.

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A total of 13 diplomats, posted to the Canadian Embassy in Havana, as well as some dependents, have come up with a mysterious disease that causes dizziness, headaches and concentration problems.

Global Affairs says the government continues to explore the cause, adding that the health and safety of diplomatic personnel and their families is a top priority.

The department says that the person who got sick recently received the necessary medical help.

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