• Short Summary

    SPANISH AUTHORITIES HAVE BEGUN CANCELLING EXIT PERMITS FOR SPANIARDS WHO LIVE IN SPAIN BUT WORK IN GIBRALTAR IT WAS LEARNED YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY).

  • Description

    1.
    GV ROCK OF GIBRALTAR
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    2.
    GV FROM CLOCK-TOWER TILT DOWN TO STREET
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    3.
    GV GIBRALTAR STREET
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    4.
    GV ANOTHER DITTO
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    5.
    SV SIGN "WELCOME TO GIBRALTAR" PAN TO PEOPLE NEAR FRONTIER
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    6.
    GV FRONTIER POST
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    7.
    SV PAN SIGN "POLICE" PAN TO PEOPLE CROSSING FRONTIER
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    8.
    SV PAN PEOPLE FROM BUSES WALKING ACROSS STREET AT FRONTIER
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    9.
    SV PEOPLE WALKING TO BUILDING AT FRONTIER
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    10.
    SV GUARD PATROLLING BALCONY ON FRONTIER POST
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    Background: SPANISH AUTHORITIES HAVE BEGUN CANCELLING EXIT PERMITS FOR SPANIARDS WHO LIVE IN SPAIN BUT WORK IN GIBRALTAR IT WAS LEARNED YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY).

    THE SPANISH GOVERNMENT'S ACTION FOLLOWED A SPANISH DECREE THAT FOREIGNERS WITHOUT RESIDENCE PERMITS WOULD NOT BE ALLOWED TO LIVE ON THE SPANISH SIDE OF THE BORDER WITH THE BRITISH COLONY.

    ON MONDAY SOME 350 BRITISH SUBJECTS ARRIVED IN GIBRALTAR WITH THEIR FURNITURE AND PERSONAL BELONGINGS FOLLOWING THE SPANISH GOVERNMENT'S ORDER.

    IN LONDON BRITISH OFFICIALS SAID TODAY THE BRITISH GOVERNMENT HAD TAKEN UP THE PROBLEM OF RESTRICTIONS ON TRANSIT ON THE GIBRALTAR FRONTIER WITH THE SPANISH GOVERNMENT AND WAS WATCHING THE SITUATION CLOSELY.

    THE BRITISH GOVERNMENT IS PREPARING SPECIAL MEASURES TO HELP BRITONS EXPELLED FROM SPAIN.THESE ARE EXPECTED TO INCLUDE THE PROVISION OF LIVING QUARTERS SO THAT THE PEOPLE CAN CONTINUE TO WORK IN GIBRALTAR.THE BRITISH GOVERNMENT IS ALSO AWAITING A REPORT FROM IT'S OWN ECONOMIC EXPERT IN GIBRALTAR BEFORE DECIDING ON ANY MEASURES NEEDED TO MAINTAIN THE COLONY'S ECONOMY.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA81RGZDIVIBY8NOXWYY5IGMTHV
    Media URN:
    VLVA81RGZDIVIBY8NOXWYY5IGMTHV
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/02/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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