City of Obama holds onto that hope U.S. leader will visit

Jan 20, 2017

City of Obama holds onto that hope U.S. leader will visit

People in the coastal city of Obama, Fukui Prefecture, are calling on departing U.S. President Barack Obama to visit so they can show their appreciation for eight years in office that helped raise their city’s profile. “It’s sad he is leaving but I feel ...

Hiroshima mayor sends letter of thanks to Obama

Jan 18, 2017

Hiroshima mayor sends letter of thanks to Obama

Hiroshima Mayor Kazumi Matsui said Wednesday that he has sent a letter to outgoing U.S. President Barack Obama to thank him for his visit to the atomic-bombed city last year. With the trip on May 27, Obama became the first sitting U.S. president to ...