Kansas, Missouri adjust election protocols because of pandemic

By Roberta Pardo The Johnson County (Kansas) Election Office is encouraging residents to vote by mail for the August primaries and the November general elections. For the first time, the county has sent out mail-in ballot applications to all registered votes. “We’re operating in a big world of unknown in (our) elections this year because of […]

Hispanic DJ “El Norteño” dies of coronavirus

By Tere Siqueira Francisco Molinar, known as “El Norteno” (Norteño in Spanish), died June 26 after battling the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Born in La Junta, Chihuahua, Mexico, Molinar had been a Hispanic radio personality in the Kansas City area since 2001. He worked for the radio station La Super X. Recently, he had begun transitioning […]

“Canelo” Álvarez dona 500 mil pesos para apoyar a niños con cáncer en Jalisco

  El boxeador jalisciense, Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez, escuchó el llamado de auxilio que lanzaron los niños con cáncer atiende Nariz Roja A.C. sobre la falta de medicamentos para continuar con sus tratamientos y donará 500 mil pesos a la asociación, confirma el fundador de Nariz Roja, Alejandro Barbosa. “Más la buena noticia, Saúl “El Canelo” […]

KC area municipalities make face masks in public mandatory

Story by Angie Baldelomar / Photo cortesy of Will Cioci In response to a new surge of coronavirus cases, municipalities across the Kansas City area have slowly added a new mandate: the use of face masks by everyone. On June 27, Kansas City, Missouri, Mayor Quinton Lucas announced that a new citywide mandate requiring residents […]