Embassies and Consulates
The following nations have embassies and consulates in Havana. Those of other countries can be found at the Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores website (www.cubaminrex.cu/DirectorioDiplomatico/Articulos/Cuba/A.html).
Australia: c/o Canadian Embassy.
Canada: Calle 30 #518, esq. 7ma, Miramar, tel. 07/204-2516, fax 07/204-2044.
United Kingdom: Calle 34 #702, e/ 7ma y 17-A, Miramar, tel. 07/204-1771, fax 204-8104.
United States: The U.S. Interests Section (Calzada, e/ L y M, Vedado, Havana, tel. 07/833-3551 to 07/833-3559, emergency/after hours tel. 07/833-3026, http://havana.usinterestsection.gov, Mon.–Fri. 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.), the equivalent of an embassy, operates under the protection of the Swiss government. Readers report that it has been helpful to U.S. citizens in distress, and that staff are not overly concerned about policing infractions of travel restrictions.
© Christopher P. Baker from Moon Cuba, 5th Edition