547,000 Colombians emigrated from the country last year, breaking historical records from the end of the 20th century and the beginning of this one when the financial crisis and violence dragged thousands of people to leave Colombia, according to figures from the Conflict Analysis Resource Center (Cerac).
The levels of migration of Colombians abroad registered a rate of 11 nationals per 1,000 inhabitants in 2022, surpassing even the numbers of the financial crisis at the end of the 20th century and the beginning of the current one.
“Unlike what was happening during the 1998-2002 government period, when . . .