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Issue of May 2013

Another Okinawa is in Bolivia, far from Japan
Colonia Okinawa is located one and a half driving hours from Santa Cruz. Nowadays, approximately 900 Japanese live alongside more than 11,000 Bolivians. The immigrants from the Okinawa prefecture came because they wanted new land instead of the island of Okinawa, which was wasted during World War II. In 1954, the first immigrants from the Okinawa prefecture in Japan arrived to Colonia Uruma in Bolivia. However, 15 people died at this location due to the Uruma disease,

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Issue of April 2013

Laughter makes everything in life better
The benefits of laughter for the body have been proved scientifically. Dr. William F. Fry discovered the benefits in the 1960’s and named this knowledge “Gelotology.” According to Gelotology, laughter increases the release of endorphins into the brain, which alleviate pain and deliver happiness. In addition, we move our face to laugh, which becomes a good exercise, in particular for patients who cannot move their body freely. Nowadays, this idea spreads all over the world as a common kind of medicine

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Issue of March 2013

Communication helps us to get water on our own
Nowadays approximately 102,200 of Cochabamba´s inhabitants have access to safe drinking water thanks to the work of AGUA TUYA. Every year the population of Cochabamba is gradually increasing; the city today has over 600,000 people (registration 2007), which means more water is needed. To meet the needs of the citizens AGUA TUYA

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Issue of February 2013

The fight against stress, today’s no. 1 “illness”
According to a number of medical websites stress occurs at any time when a thought or situation makes you feel frustrated, anxious, nervous or angry. It is the body’s natural response to a change that requires a physical, mental or emotional reaction. Stress is not always bad; in fact, it is very helpful in extreme situations. For example, stress can help you lift a heavy weight squishing another person or gives you the strength to run far longer than usually to get away from a dangerous situation. However, the bad, constant stress most people are

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Issue of January 2013

The places we wish to visit just once in our life
Like many travelers all over the world, I had this dream to come to South America and visit Machu Picchu and the Salar de Uyuni, at least once in my life. Machu Picchu is always on top of places Japanese people long to visit because of its world heritage status and it has also been my dream. I organized my 2 weeks trip and I have to say, I have been in these places and I was impressed.

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Another Okinawa is in Bolivia, far from Japan
Colonia Okinawa is located one and a half driving hours from Santa Cruz. Nowadays, approximately 900 Japanese live alongside more than 11,000 Bolivians. The immigrants from the Okinawa prefecture came because they wanted new land instead of the island of Okinawa, which was wasted during World War II. In 1954, the first immigrants from the Okinawa prefecture in Japan arrived to Colonia Uruma in Bolivia. However, 15 people died at this location due to the Uruma disease,
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