Latin America (South America), Here We Are !
Today, we’ll explore the brief rundown of the migration that occurred which only depicts a handful of events and occurrences amongst a sea of information. The aim of this article is to promote a general understanding of how the mass emigration occurred, how the Koreans survived and made a living, and anything interesting that we did given our unique circumstances. Enjoy.
How Did We End Up Here ?
In 1962, the Overseas Emigration Law was enacted by both countries with a huge intention to strengthen the textile trade. However, migration to Latin America occurred on a sizeable scale (120,000 Koreans) in Paraguay between 1975 and 1990.
Also, this Law aimed to specifically send Korean farmers and peasants to Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay, and Bolivia. This was the plan anyway.