|René González (al centro) junto a familiares y transeúntes cubanos durante un recorrido por la Calle Obispo, en el corazón de La Habana Vieja, la pasada semana. Foto: Blog La Chiringa de Cuba.|
Officials dropped their opposition when Gonzalez offered to renounce his U.S. citizenship. Gonzalez arrived in Cuba recently for what was originally to be a temporary visit to attend his father's funeral. Gonzalez is a Cuban citizen, and has a wife and daughters living in Cuba.