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Tue Jun 27, 2017, 06:48 PM

Cuba: 14,000 people repatriated during last year



Posted on June 25, 2017
By Ivette Leyva Martínez


A total of 14,000 people were able to repatriate in Cuba last year, a record figure since the Cuban government implemented immigration reform in 2013, according to official reports.

"These 14,000 people who decided to come to Cuba are one of the majority immigration in recent years," said Juan Carlos Alonso Fraga, director of the Center for Population and Development Studies of the National Statistical Office (ONEI). A recent appearance on the TV show Round Table.

The official explained that so far in 2017 there are also indications of "a trend of that immigration of Cuban returnees, some who have been away for many years, and foreigners who decide to establish their residence in Cuba."

Of all ages

He added that among those resettled in the country there are people of all ages and sexes, with a preponderance over the age of 50, and most of them settled in Havana.

More:
http://cafefuerte.com/cuba/30989-cuba-14-mil-personas-se-repatriaron-pasado-ano/

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