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Nima of the Month

sergiohernandez (México, Mexico)

sergiohernandez (Sergio Hernández Galindo) is an author and researcher from Mexico who has published numerous articles and books about Japanese emigration to Mexico and elsewhere in Latin America. He submitted his first story to Discover Nikkei in 2009. Since April 2016, he has contributed a story on Nikkei in Mexico each month! One of his articles, “Tatsugoro Matsumoto and the Magic of Jacaranda Trees in Mexico,” went viral on social media. We recently translated the story into the site’s other languages.

[ES] Como profesor e investigador de la emigración japonesa a América, la plataforma de Discover Nikkei se ha convertido en una herramienta de investigación y de consulta permanente. Los artículos publicados, además de ser interesantes, se encuentran siempre muy bien ilustrados e informados. No dejo de recomendarla a mis alumnos y a las personas que se interesan en la historia de la comunidad nikkei.

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