MLK’s daughter continues work against racism after Capitol riots

By Tere SiqueiraThis Friday (Jan. 15), millions of Americans will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day. But racism experts would probably agree there is an air of tension in the country as the annual holiday approaches.This year, Martin Luther King Jr. Day falls nine days after violent President Trump supporters stormed the Capitol in Washington, […]

Victoria Ruffo alista su regreso

Con el gran éxito de la retransmisión de “Corona de lágrimas” el año pasado, Victoria Ruffo estaría alistando su regreso a las telenovelas. El periodista Alejandro Zúñiga dio a conocer que la icónica actriz volvería a la pantalla chica de la mano del exitoso productor José Alberto “El Güero” Castro, quien tendría en mente un […]

KC midwife opens Spanish-speaking maternity clinic

Local certified professional midwife Jana Johnston, a.k.a., “La Partera Juanita,” has opened La Clinica Materna La Bendicion (The Mothers Blessing Clinic in English), a non-profit clinic providing bilingual home-based midwifery medical care to low-risk pregnant women in Overland Park, Kansas.Located at Interstate Highway 35 and Antioch Road, the clinic is offering free prenatal appointments with […]

More Immigrants Will Come to the U.S. Under President Biden. That’s a Good Thing.

MIAMI — The restrictive policies of the Trump administration, combined with the coronavirus pandemic, have reduced migration to the United States to its lowest level in decades.However, there’s little doubt that more immigrants will start coming once Joe Biden becomes president. And that’s OK. The United States has a historic opportunity to regain its image […]

Johnson County Vaccine Update

The Johnson County Department of Health & Environment (JCDHE) has the following update regarding COVID-19 vaccines recently received: *Received 1,000 doses from Health Partnership Clinic (1/11/21)*Received 1,000 doses from KU Medical Center (1/12/21)*Will receive 3,900 does from the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) on Thursday (1/14/21) JCDHE will conduct vaccination clinics this week with the […]

Dos Mundos: Volume 41 Issue 02 • 01/14/21 – 01/20/21

In this issue • Biden team plans virtual inauguration as worry emerges over more protests • New locally produced and shot film tells story of hope and redemption • Juntos Center working to educate Hispanic community on COVID-19

Kansas Department of Labor warns of texting fraud

Please be aware that a fraudulent SMS (e.g. texting) phishing attempt is being distributed on mobile devices. These texts are not from the Kansas Department of Labor (KDOL). If you receive one of these texts, please do not click on any links and delete it immediately.If a person has clicked on a link, then a […]

Let’s get vaccinating

On Monday, the Kansas Health Department reported 5,180 new coronavirus cases since Friday (Jan. 8); Missouri saw 1,659 new cases from Saturday to Sunday. The KC metro added 1,296 new cases on Saturday alone. Nationwide, there were more than 1.7 million new cases last week. And now, the new more contagious strain of the coronavirus […]

New locally produced and shot film tells story of hope and redemption

Silas Martinez never imagined he would work in a movie, let alone star in one.But in early 2020, friend and local producer Juan Aguero approached him and said Martinez’s story was worth telling. Martinez, a recovering addict, had shared his struggles with drug addiction and how he overcame it with Aguero.“What I didn’t know was […]