Latvians in South America – descendants of trimdinieki

  • 2016-04-06
  • Andre Kavalieris
Apart from having a population composed by the descendants of the Portuguese colonisers, indigenous people, and African Americans, Brazil has a long history of immigration; a factor that contributes even more to the country’s large variety of ethnicities. Brazil has always been very open to receive immigrants and for many reasons: for having good diplomatic relationships with other countries, for having a huge territory, and for its demand for qualified man labour. The immigration processes happened in waves, according to different world events and the main nationalities of immigrants...
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