Deportes y más deportes…. 12.09.21

Messi superó a Pelé en golesLionel Messi superó este martes a Pelé como el 2do. máximo goleador a nivel profesional al anotar un doblete al Brujas por el cierre de la fase de grupos de la UEFA Champions League.Messi anotó su gol 757 y 758 en los minutos 38 y 76 y se puso a […]

“The Mystery of Christmas” returns

By Tere Siqueira  A familiar holiday tale is getting a new treatment.The Dramatic Truth Ballet School of Kansas City, Missouri, will present a series of performances of “The Mystery of Christmas,” a retelling of “The Nutcracker,” Dec. 17-19 in the Goppert Theatre at Avila University. For the first time, it will include a Spanish adaptation […]

Columna Jorge Ramos: Libros prohibidos y editores valientes

Querían quemar los libros. “Creo que debemos tirar esos libros al fuego”, dijo uno. Mientras que otro advirtió que quería “ver los libros antes de quemarlos para identificar lo que está mal en nuestra comunidad”. Este diálogo no es de la Alemania nazi ni de la Inquisición en Italia o España durante la Edad Media. […]

How to handle stress and depression during the holidays

Commentary by Roberta Pardo Commentary by Roberta PardoThe holiday season is not cheerful for everyone.In juggling cooking meals, shopping for presents, baking, cleaning and entertaining, the holidays can be stressful. The COVID-19 pandemic is adding a layer of stress and worry, particularly if it has affected your holiday plans.Fortunately, there are some things that can […]

Voces Consulares: Electronic passport and protection for Mexicans

By Alfonso Navarro Bernachi At the Consulate of Mexico, we are fine-tuning the last details to start issuing the new electronic passport this December 15, a modern consular document that will strengthen the protection of the identity and nationality of our population in Kansas, Missouri and the western half of Oklahoma. This advancement is important […]

Number of COVID Cases Increasing in Wyandotte County

County Health Leaders Urge Everyone 5 and Older to Get Vaccinated The number of COVID-19 cases in Wyandotte County has surged over the past several weeks, and leaders at the Unified Government Public Health Department are urging people to get vaccinated, continue wearing masks and practice good hygiene, such as washing hands frequently, to help […]

Editorial: The nexus of stress & savagery

Two unrelated massacres nine days apart grotesquely bookended America’s Thanksgiving holiday. The combined death tolls from the violent attacks so far: 10; the number of those who sustained bodily injuries: 69: the tally of victims: incalculable.The locations, settings, occasions and weapons used in the separate bloodbaths differed, and the two accused killers represented disparate life […]

Bessenbacher lobbying KCMO to install Las Tarascas fountain

By Tere Siqueira Replica of Morelia landmark sits in storage Gloria Bessenbacher is requesting a call to action by Kansas City area residents, particularly the area’s Hispanic community.Bessenbacher, a Mexico City native who has lived in the area for 40 years, is the chair of the Morelia Sister City Committee for the Sister City Association […]

Mariachi Los Camperos brings a part of Mexico to Yardley Hall

By Tere Siqueira On Dec. 4, Mariachi Los Camperos filled Yardley Hall in the Midwest Trust Center with traditional Mexican music.Starting at 8 p.m., the Los Angeles-based, Grammy Award-winning group performed a two-hour show that included Christmas jingles and tunes in English. The production – a part of the Midwest Trust Center Series at Johnson […]

Our Lady of Guadalupe: History and celebrations

By Chara Many Catholics are honoring Our Lady of Guadalupe this week.On Dec. 12 every year, millions of people attend church to honor her and bring her flowers. In addition, in Mexico, many Mexican celebrities sing mananitas (mañanitas in Spanish).The tributes stem from the story of Our Lady of Guadalupe appearing in 1531 to Juan […]