Divulgando la cultura en dos idiómas.

How to Repel Mosquitoes: What Science Says Works and What Doesn’t

Unexpected ways to get biting insects to buzz off Nothing ruins an outdoor adventure faster than ravenous mosquitoes. ​ ​ The biting insects are a big downer in the summer months — and things could get worse. Mosquito populations are increasing and expanding their range, according to 2019 research published in the journal Nature Microbiology, leaving […]

Parents sue Missouri school district for inaction over bullying

By Roberta Pardo An Ashland, Missouri, family filed a lawsuit on June 16 against the Southern Boone County R-I School District — located near Columbia, Missouri — and its board of education and other parties, claiming the district failed to handle bullying incidents, according to a press release by the family’s attorney.Tawnya and Michael Samuel […]

Airport service workers stage nationwide rally to demand better wages

By Roberta Pardo Airport service workers across 11 major U.S. airports were expected to hold rallies Tuesday-Thursday (June 27-29) to call out American Airlines for failing to ensure good jobs for the airport service workers “who are the foundation of our air travel system,” according to a press release issued Tuesday by the Service Employee […]

Jorge Ramos: El maldito calorón

Claro, es normal que haga mucho calor en el verano, que acaba de empezar. Pero no tanto calor. Ni tantas tormentas. Ni tanta lluvia. Ni tantas muertes. Ni tan altas temperaturas en los océanos. Ni tantos incendios. Ni amenazas de huracán en junio. Ni un clima tan impredecible, peligroso y extremo.Los efectos del cambio climático […]

Editorial: Mayor Lucas & the World CupEditorial:

Quentin Lucas celebrated his June 20 win over Clay Chastain last Friday at an event hosted by the Guadalupe Centers, Greater KC’s Hispanic Chamber and the Mattie Rhodes Center. Lucas begins his final term as Kansas City’s mayor in August with a governing mandate; voters overwhelmingly reelected him.He deserves reelection; he’s experienced in calamity, having […]

How to embrace Hispanic heritage on Independence Day

By Tere Siquiera Independence Day, also known as the Fourth of July, commemorates the founding of the United States and is traditionally celebrated with festivities that include fireworks, parades and barbecues. For Hispanic families in the United States, the holiday also can be an occasion to celebrate and highlight their rich cultural heritage while participating […]

Diaz family brings equestrian skills back to Kansas

By Tere SiquieraThe Volland Foundation in Alma, Kansas, is gearing up for a night of equestrian arts and musical performances – all with a Hispanic flavor.On July 8, the foundation will host the “Charro Jerry Diaz Family Horse Show,” followed by a flamenco concert featuring Ensemble Iberica. Emceed by area equestrians and entertainers Geff and […]