Cuba evacuates 30,000 in case of tsunami

HAVANA TIMES, Jan. 13 – The Cuban authorities evacuated around 30,000 persons in the eastern region of Baracoa, Guantanamo in the face of the threat of a tsunami after yesterday’s strong earthquake in Haiti,  reported IPS today.

Up to now there have been no reports of a rise in sea level in that area of the country and an alert established by the US Pacific Tsunami Warning Center was cancelled.