Princess Mako Attends Immigrants' Event In Lima

Princess Mako attends immigrants' event in Lima

Japan's Princess Mako has attended a ceremony in Peru's capital Lima to mark the 120th anniversary of the arrival of the first Japanese immigrants to the country.

Japanese immigration to Peru began in 1899, when a group of 790 men moved there. The country is now said to have about 100,000 Japanese-Peruvians. That's the world's third largest group of people of Japanese ancestry.

Descendents Of Hawaii's 1st Immigrants Celebrate

Descendents of Hawaii's 1st immigrants celebrate

A celebratory event was held in Kumamoto, southwestern Japan, to mark the 150th anniversary of the arrival of the first group of Japanese immigrants in Hawaii.

Tens of thousands of Japanese people left the Kumamoto region in the early 20th century to cross the Pacific in search of a better life.