Aging Japanese-Brazilians facing challenges

National 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 starting ...

Japan-Brazilian youths confidently making their mark nationwide

National May 8, 2014

Japan-Brazilian youths confidently making their mark nationwide

While language and cultural barriers have limited many Brazilians in Japan from actively participating in the wider community, the younger generation, fluent in Japanese, is rising to prominence in a variety of fields. Cultural ties between Japan and Brazil began over a century ago with ...