Divulgando la cultura en dos idiómas.

Alzheimer’s Association Offers Extreme Heat Precautions for Families Facing Alzheimer’s and Other Dementias

Extreme weather situations, such as extreme heat, can have a significant impact on everyone’s safety, but they can be especially stressful and confusing for individuals with Alzheimer’s and other dementias.The Alzheimer’s Association is here to help families take measures to prepare for and cope with such extraordinary circumstances. Precautions include:*Make a plan. Regularly check-in on […]

Deportes y más deportes… 07.27.23

Al Hilal quiere a MbappéLos equipos árabes siguen dando de que hablar. Recientemente se ha visto el fichaje de grandes figuras europeas que han emigrado a Arabia Saudita a unirse a equipos del país del lejano oriente. Ahora fue Al Hilal, equipo que estaría interesado en los servicios de Kylian Mbappé. Varios reportes señalaron que […]

“Barbie” is a powerful testament to, argument for diversity

Commentary by Tere Siqueira In recent years, the U.S. film industry has prioritized storylines and characters that reflect the diversity of experiences of the real world – and rightfully so.Among such efforts, the recent buzz surrounding the new movie “Barbie” is particularly important.This film, starring Australian actress Margot Robbie and Canadian actor Ryan Gosling, serves […]

SKC to face Chivas without Pulido

By Chara Sporting Kansas City will have to play its next Leagues Cup game without one of its key players.The guys in blue will face C.D. Guadalajara (a.k.a., “Chivas”) in Group F play at 9 p.m. July 31 at Children’s Mercy Park in Kansas City, Kansas. They opened the international club soccer tournament by drawing […]

Jorge Ramos: Niños solitos cruzando la frontera

Es la misma hazaña – y a veces, la misma tragedia – contada desde dos puntos de vista. La escritora chilena, Isabel Allende, lo hace a través de su novela “El viento conoce mi nombre” y el poeta salvadoreño, Javier Zamora, con “Solito”, sus memorias. Y ambos cuentan el trauma y el heroísmo de los […]

Dear Kansas City Latino Families of KCPS

I hope that you all are enjoying your summer. We are hard at work getting ready for another successful school year in 2023-2024 at KCPS. There is so much to look forward to next year, but I want to take a moment to reflect on the successes we have achieved as a district over the […]

Editorial: Drinking & guns: Rx for tragedy

Last Saturday in Houston, Ebony Vallian and her 21-year-old daughter, Autumn chatted about the birthday party they’d just attended. As they were leaving, an argument erupted, and gunshots exploded. Seconds later, Ebony shook in shocked disbelief. Sprawled on the ground was Autum’s lifeless, bloody body. Ebony’s “baby” was dead. Four others were wounded in what […]

How to prepare for the back-to-school season

Commentary by Tere Siqueira The back-to-school season can be a whirlwind of excitement – and a time of anxiety.With thoughtful preparation and a positive mindset, however, families can smoothly navigate this period of anxiety and set the stage for a successful school year. Here are some tips to help parents prepare their children for the […]

UNAM offers GED, bachelor’s degrees online in Spanish

By Tere SiqueiraTwo online programs offered by Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM) are open for applications, according to the Mexican Consulate in Kansas City, Missouri.Spanish speakers can get a GED/high school diploma online from UNAM. Applications are open through Aug. 29 to Mexican nationals or Spanish-speakers of any age who have a device with […]

Martinez, Quintana bring Hispanic culture to Oak Park Mall

By Tere Siqueira Graciano Arturo Martinez and his wife, Rosita Quintana, have carved out a space for Hispanic culture within the tapestry of Oak Park Mall.Martinez owns Los Abuelos Cantina and Acapulco Paradise at the Overland Park, Kansas, shopping center. Quintana owns Giselle’s Bridal and Quinceanera (Quinceañera in Spanish), a dress boutique. He was inspired […]