Divulgando la cultura en dos idiómas.

Self-medication carries many risks

Commentary by Tere Siqueira Self-medication is a bad habit that can have serious consequences.Self-medication is defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) as “the use of medicinal products by the consumer to treat self-recognized disorders or symptoms, or the intermittent or continued use of a medication prescribed by a physician for chronic or recurring diseases […]

UGPHD Accreditation is Important!

Here’s another major UGPHD accomplishment that benefits our community – in February 2021 the UGPHD was awarded national accreditation through the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB). The PHAB is a nonprofit organization that administers the national accreditation program, which is designed to improve and protect the health of the public by advancing and transforming the […]

Jorge Ramos: Morir en Juárez

CIUDAD JUÁREZ México es el tapón.La política migratoria del presidente Andrés Manuel López Obrador ha fracasado rotundamente y lo peor es que ya está costando muchas vidas. Al menos treinta y nueve inmigrantes murieron en un centro de detención del gobierno mexicano en esta ciudad, miles deambulan en las zonas fronterizas con Estados Unidos – […]

At a glance: Capirotada and Holy Week

By Tere Siqueira For many Hispanics living in the United States, Holy Week is a time of great cultural and religious importance.During Holy Week, the days leading up to Easter, families gather to celebrate their faith and honor their traditions and ancestors. A central part of their celebrations is the preparation and sharing of traditional […]

Editorial: KCI: monument to omission

From the air, Kansas City’s sleek new terminal embellishing verdant flatlands presents a picturesque Great Plains tableau, suitable for postcards, calendars and design or architecture magazine covers. The new 40-gate Kansas City International Airport is a point of pride. It was completed ahead of schedule and on budget.Boasting aside, appearances belie problems, however. Traffic congestion […]

First Latina in space to speak at KCMO’s Linda Hall Library

By Angie BaldelomarThe first Latina to go to space is coming to the Kansas City area.Astronaut Dr. Ellen Ochoa will speak about her experiences in space and the future of human spaceflight at 6:30 p.m. on April 6 at the Linda Hall Library.“Dr. Ochoa is a true pioneer and has led an impressive life of […]

Memorial Hall to host KC Golden Gloves Tournament

By Chara More than 100 amateur boxers will soon head to Kansas City, Kansas, hoping to secure spots in a national tournament.From April 13 to 15, the young fighters will compete in The KC Golden Gloves Tournament at Memorial Hall, located at 600 N. Seventh St. Trafficway. Champions at the regional tournament will then compete […]

First Via Crucis held at St. Michael the Archangel

Story by Angie Baldelomar and photos by Michael Alvarado.On April 1, St. Michael the Archangel Parish hosted its first Via Crucis.In previous years, parishioners attended the Via Crucis at Our Lady of Unity, a parish sister to St. Michael in Kansas City, Kansas. This year, the host changed, but the idea remained the same.Parishioner Virginia […]