U.S. internees recall ballgame of freedom

Dec 14, 2014

U.S. internees recall ballgame of freedom

by Koichi Ito

A baseball series played 70 years ago between two U.S. internment camps became a symbol of freedom for a group of Japanese-Americans rounded up during the war. The players, now octogenarians, are among the more than 120,000 Japanese nationals and Japanese-Americans who were forced ...

Aging Japanese-Brazilians facing challenges

May 20, 2014

Aging Japanese-Brazilians facing challenges

by Motonobu Endo

Japanese who immigrated to Brazil many decades ago have overall been a success, but now as they move deep into their twilight years they are facing mounting problems, including communication problems with their offspring. The community of Japanese-Brazilians is now 16 million strong, after ...