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Trump announces withdraw of U.S. forces from Syria

By Tere Siqueira On Dec. 19, President Trump announced the withdrawal of 2,000 U.S. troops from Syria. The order arrived via Twitter. After the tweet was posted, Reuters reported the United States would end all air activity in Syria, including strikes against ISIS, as part of the withdrawal. According to a U.S. military estimate released […]

Street Talk: What is the meaning of New Year’s Eve?

By Tere Siqueira What New Year’s Eve means depends on who you ask about it. Recently, Dos Mundos asked some people what the Dec. 31 celebration means to them. Here are their answers: “It’s a time to celebrate and get together with the people that you love. It’s a time for a change and new […]

As the New Year approaches

Since 46 B.C. when the emperor Julius Caesar instituted the Julian calendar, most of the world has recognized the first day of January as the first day of the year. The month was named for Janus, the two-headed Roman god of beginnings and doorways, appropriately, as Janus’s two faces enabled him to look to the […]

María Marín: Descubre si él quiere formalizar contigo

No importa cuán escurridizo sea un hombre o cuánto pánico le tenga al compromiso, llega un momento en su vida en que dice: “No quiero saltar más…es hora de sentar cabeza”. Pero muchas en su afán por casarse, cometen el error de presionar a un hombre a comprometerse antes de que él esté listo para […]

Shawnee PD hands out Secret Santa donation

By Angie Baldelomar For the past four years, the Shawnee (Kansas) Police Department has received a donation from a Secret Santa. That donation is then spread throughout the community. This year, the Secret Santa donated $10,000, asking to give it away to the community, with the only condition being that police officers hand out the […]

Another child dies in Border Patrol custody

By Angie Baldelomar An 8-year-old Guatemalan boy detained by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) died on Monday (Dec. 24) in New Mexico, making him the second migrant child to die in government custody this month. At first, CBP said the boy died shortly after midnight on Christmas Day. It then issued a lengthy, revised […]

Rudy’s celebrating silver anniversary

By Angie Baldelomar Rudy Garcia always knew the restaurant business would be the path he would take. Garcia’s hunch might have been based partly on family ties. In the early 1940s, his mother had the first licensed Mexican restaurant in Kansas. “She was always cooking good food and people loved her food, so I always […]

How to fulfill your new year’s resolutions

Commentary by Yanis De Palma A new year is a great time to set resolutions for self-improvement. Alas, many people struggle to keep their new year’s resolutions. Some tips that will help you to keep your new year’s resolutions include the following: *Have a plan of attack: Set measurable, small milestones, dates for re-evaluating your […]

How to resume a healthy lifestyle after the holidays

Commentary by Tere Siqueira  The holidays can be filled with temptation and indulgence, making us gain weight and leaving us with unhealthy eating habits. Some tips for the post-Christmas period to help you lose those extra pounds and get back to a healthy lifestyle include the following: *Do not feel disheartened: Instead, focus on getting […]