The Pursuit of Happiness – Swiss Emigration to Argentina

Argentina, 19/04/2019

The Swiss emigration to Argentina can actually be traced back to the 17th century when a handful of Swiss missionaries and mercenaries first landed on Argentine soil. Mass emigration proper, however, only started in the 1850s, lasting until the outbreak of the Second World War. During these times, many Swiss lived precariously. In fact, the […] ...

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The Continuous Growth of Fifth Switzerland

Worldwide, 05/04/2019

The Swiss community living abroad – the so-called “Fifth Switzerland” – is evermore growing. Over the past twenty years, the population of Swiss citizens living outside Switzerland has indeed increased without interruption and now stands at around 760,000. The Swiss community abroad would thus form the fourth largest canton in terms of population, after the […] ...

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