Buenos Aires, Argentina (Argentine Republic)
ARGENTINES WAIT OUTSIDE SPANISH CONSULATE TO REQUEST CITIZENSHIP.
Argentines of Spanish descent wait outside the Spanish consulate in
Buenos Aires to request citizenship before emigrating after the recent
devaluation of the Argentine Peso, January 9, 2002. Long lines formed
outside the Spanish and Italian consulates in the capital as
recession-weary Argentines prepared to leave for their ancestral
homelands. REUTERS/Marcos Haupa