The end of the war between Japan and the United States in August 1945 did not bring peace and freedom to the thousands of Japanese immigrants who lived in various countries in Latin America. This was particularly true for those who had been forcibly relocated to concentration camps in the ...

Los inmigrantes y la cultura japonesa en Morelos: una añeja relación


El libro Los japoneses en Morelos. Testimonios de una amistad1 es una muestra de la presencia de los inmigrantes japoneses y de la cultura de ese país en suelo morelense. Alejo Ebergenyi fue el encargado de coordinar los 15 artículos que componen este libro y que se enmarcan ...

Nikkei Chronicles #8 — Nikkei Heroes: Trailblazers, Role Models, and Inspirations

Masao Iimuro: Fortaleza y ejemplo de una comunidad que superó la injusticia y la persecución



Nikkei Chronicles #8 — Nikkei Heroes: Trailblazers, Role Models, and Inspirations

Un hibakusha y nikkei ejemplar a los 80 años de edad


Yasuaki Yamashita probablemente no estaría ahora entre nosotros si su madre no lo hubiera abrazado y protegido con su cuerpo en el momento en que estalló la bomba atómica sobre la ciudad de Nagasaki el 9 de agosto de 1945.

Totaro and Kazuma Nishikawa: The Legacy of Japanese Fishermen in Baja California - Part 2


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Totaro and Kazuma Nishikawa: The Legacy of Japanese Fishermen in Baja California - Part 1


Two brothers named Totaro and Kazuma Nishikawa formed part of an important wave of Japanese fishermen who settled in Ensenada in the early 1930s. Twenty years before, however, the first Japanese fishermen had already arrived in Baja California, when the Porfirio Díaz administration granted Aurelio Sandoval a fishing permit ...

フリオ・ミスミ・ゲレロ=コヒマの多様なルーツ:「ソン・ハローチョ」音楽家の日系人 — その2


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フリオ・ミスミ・ゲレロ=コヒマの多様なルーツ:「ソン・ハローチョ」音楽家の日系人 ― その1


Julio Mizzumi Guerrero Kojima is a folk musician and preschool teacher of Nikkei origin, who was born in a small village in Veracruz on the shores of the Papaloapan River, also known as “river of the butterflies,” in 1970. The village of Otatitlán (which means “place of the bamboo ...



The attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941 didn't just spark a war between the United States and Japan. Beginning on that day, communities of Japanese immigrants who had settled in several countries in America also became part of the conflict and hostilities.

Kendo Koi y Junsaku Mizusawa: médicos japoneses en Veracruz y Oaxaca


En el año de 1897 empezaron a llegar a México trabajadores japoneses como parte del acuerdo de amistad que se firmó en el año de 1888 entre ambos gobiernos. En un principio arribaron agricultores a Chiapas, obreros a las minas de Coahuila y Chihuahua, jornaleros a Veracruz ...

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Sergio Hernández Galindo is a graduate of Colegio de México, where he majored in Japanese studies. He has published numerous articles and books about Japanese emigration to Mexico and elsewhere in Latin America. He is currently a professor and researcher with the Historical Studies Unit of Mexico's National Institute of Anthropology and History.


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