German families flee Covid-19 frenzy back home in Europe and migrate to Paraguay

At least 30 German families have emigrated to Hohenau, a Paraguayan city founded in 1900 by German immigrants, in what some local circles describe as a "new wave" of European immigration to the department of Itapúa.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - According to reports, the newcomers left their country due to their discontent with the government's restrictive measures linked to the coronavirus pandemic.

Mayor Francisco Morales confirmed that at least 30 families have arrived in the area in recent months and have settled in different parts of the city. Most of them live in a gated community called Manantial, boasting an idyllic natural park.

WHY ARE GERMANS MOVING TO PARAGUAY?

As to the reasons why these families have migrated to Hohenau, Mayor Morales said he did not have that information, although he was aware of new . . .

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