Beloved Mexican clown dead at age 75

By Chara Ricardo Gonzalez, best known for his clown character “Cepillin,” has died.Media outlets reported that the 75-year-old, Mexican-born entertainer died Monday (March 8) in Mexico City after several days of being hospitalized. Complications from pneumonia and heart failure were listed as the causes of death.According to Mexican media outlets, Gonzalez had cancer and was […]

Women’s History Month: Piedra empowering immigrants through the law

By Tere Siqueira Each March, to honor Women’s History Month, Dos Mundos honors Latinas whose accomplishments have helped and/or inspired the community. One of this year’s eight honorees is Jessica Piedra, a Kansas City area immigrant rights advocate and lawyer.The mother of two has been involved in immigration rights since high school. After finishing college […]

Women’s History Month: Lopez Galvan pursuing mission of helping the community

By Chara Lisa Lopez Galvan’s love and dedication for her community has inspired her to help many people to pursue their dream jobs.For 15 years, Lopez Galvan worked in the Roeland Park, Kansas, Police Department. Then, the Kansas City, Missouri, native decided to start a new career path.“I was a court clerk and I was […]

Women’s History Month: Acosta helps community through her work at Truman

By Angie Baldelomar Jackie Acosta has been a nurse for 14 years, but she never considered nursing as a career until after graduating college with another degree.“Nursing is my second career,” Acosta said. “I graduated from college and I still kind of wasn’t fulfilled, and (it) kind of took me a little bit to figure […]