Over 14,000 Cubans Move to Ecuador

HAVANA TIMES, Sept. 13 – More than 14,000 persons from Cuba have immigrated to Ecuador this year, reported the National Department of Migration of that South American country, whose government eliminated tourism visas in June 2008. According to Ecuador’s El Comercio daily, which cites sources from the Judicial Police, in that nation there are mafias that arrange marriages with persons from the island to guarantee double nationality, reported IPS.