The 19-year-old Dutch Anouk van Luijk, who had disappeared in Cuba since last Saturday, was found today, announced the ambassador of the Netherlands in the Caribbean country, Alexandra Valkenburg.
The diplomat indicated in her account of the social network Twitter that the girl “is already with her parents” and thanked the cooperation of the Cuban authorities in the search for the Dutch woman, who was on the island on vacation and to whom the track four days ago.
Valkenburg did not give details about the place and circumstances in which Anouk van Luijk was found, nor about his state of health.
In the last hours, social networks circulated photographs of the girl and numerous requests for help to find her whereabouts.
It was the family of the girl who initially gave the alarm about his disappearance, after he did not take a flight back to his country on Monday in Havana for which he had already bought the ticket.
Last Saturday was the last time Van Luijk spoke to his father on the phone, when he was “probably in (the town of) Campo Florido,” about 45 minutes from downtown Havana, his father, Wim van Luijk, wrote. , in a Facebook message.
In that conversation, the young woman informed her father that she had lost her bank card three days before, so she had no money, and told her that she had been wandering the streets and felt sick.
The family was very concerned about the young woman, who takes medication to prevent psychosis.
Her father advised her to go to the Dutch embassy in Cuba to “ask for help”, but according to the diplomatic representative Van Luijk never showed up there.