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Canada reducing Canadian staff at Cuba embassy by half

Jan 31, 2019 - Associated Press

TORONTO (AP) - Canada announced Wednesday it is removing up to half of the Canadians at its embassy in Cuba after another diplomat fell mysteriously ill.

Canada has confirmed 14 cases of unexplained health problems since early 2017. Twenty-six workers at the U.S. Embassy in Cuba have also been affected, suffering a range of symptoms and diagnoses including mild traumatic brain injury, also known as concussion.

Josefina Vidal, Cuba's ambassador in Canada, issued a statement saying her...