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South America again
attracting migrants looking
for jobs and residence

MercoPress [Montevideo, Uruguay], by Staff

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Posted By:PageTurner, 3/22/2013 1:16:05 PM

South American countries, as in other times are again attracting migrants looking for work and a place to live, according to a report from the International Organization for Migration, IOM, which states that the US and Canada continue to lead immigrant preferences in the Americas but interest has started to drop. In effect the complex situations faced by the US and the European Union in so far as jobs are concerned is making migrants to set their eyes in South America where there are “greater opportunities”.

Here come the gringos! And if I were a young Greek, Italian or Spaniard, it would be my escape hatch.

Colombia and Chile, here we come!


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Reply 1 - Posted by: mitzi, 3/22/2013 2:28:55 PM     (No. 9238917)

I was just thinking ... most of the South Americans I´ve met through working for multi-national corporations were Irish (1), Italian (several), German (several), Croatian (1), Chinese (2), Indian (2) or Russian (1) heritage whose parents migrated in the 1940s.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: shepsmum, 3/22/2013 2:30:53 PM     (No. 9238920)

I would move to Buenos Aires in a second if I had the opportunity.

Of course, I have dollars -- which makes a huge difference.

Great city, beautiful, lots to do. And in spite of a string of terrible governments, it´s still standing.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: craige, 3/22/2013 6:20:40 PM     (No. 9239189)

Those thinking about South America, should do a search for ´ferfal´.

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