Increasing hardship and soaring unemployment sparks Spanish migration

Formerly considered the least likely of all Europeans to give up on their country, increasing numbers of Spaniards are leaving for their former South American colonies in search of work.
Unemployment in the country now stands at an overall figure of 25 per cent, with 50 per cent of younger nationals unable to find work. Ironically the exodus to Latin America coincides with that of a far larger number of migrants from Mexico, Chile, Brazil, Venezuela and Ecuador who arrived in Spain during the boom years and are now leaving for better opportunities in their home countries.

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