Sunday, February 1, 2009

Spain embassy in Havana became a popular "spanish factory"

Javier Galeano/AP
An official gives instructions to residents waiting outside the Spanish embassy in Havana.

"a new provision approved Friday also allows anyone whose parents or grandparents were born in Spain but went overseas because of their political beliefs or economic hardship to become Spaniards.
Those accepted do not have to renounce their current citizenship
Daily News Latino.


REPORTAGE The 'factory Spaniards' 200,000 Cubans have Spanish nationality in 2011, according to the requests initiated in Havana by children and grandchildren of migrants and exiles MAURICIO VICENT - Havana - 31/01/2009
"Gives people the same thing about Obama. What matters now is to take Spanish in Cuba," jokes in Havana SiumeyTorres Dopico, 28 years old, spanish civil war grandaugther . In the pouch on Thursday will arrive the first passports warm.

'"The popular talent has already dubbed the Consulate General of Spain in Havana, "the Spanish factory." "For some time, in Havana does not speak of anything else, in taxis, in queues, Everywhere"'
"The so-called Law of grandchildren is a bomb in a place like Cuba, where anyone has a grandfather and Spanish immigration is immense potential."


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