Betty Velazquez: The fight goes on

Let me tell you the story of my cousin Betty.My cousin, Bertha Velazquez (nicknamed “Betty”), has been a woman that has fought hard in life. She has always met her goals with honesty. She has been in the education field. She is a single mother who has dedicated her life completely to her only true […]

Reyes Media to host Trunk or Treat

Reyes Media Group (RMG), La Grande 1340 am and Dos Mundos Newspaper team, along with Sun Fresh is planning to celebrate an upcoming holiday event while giving back to Kansas City area readers and listeners of the company’s radio programming.In observance of Halloween (Oct. 31), RMG will host its annual Trunk or Treat from 4 […]

Mattie Rhodes celebrates Day of the Dead festivities opening

Story by Tere Siqueira and photos by Michae Alvarado Mattie Rhodes Center in Kansas City, Missouri, is again celebrating the lives of those who are no longer with us.Mattie Rhodes is staging its annual Day of the Dead festivities – an area tradition for 20-plus years that includes displays by artists, local food, and vendors […]

Nebraska Furniture Mart hosts Tacotopia

Nebraska Furniture Mart hosted the second annual Tacotopia festival on Oct. 9. An event held to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage month.The taco-filled festival started at 12 PM and featured vendors, entertainment, and activities for the whole family. The event included live performances from mariachis and a hot sauce eating contest.People also enjoyed a variety of […]

“We Are Latinos” to air Oct. 20

By Chara Kansas City PBS recently announced that “We Are Latinos,” an exploration of the Kansas City area’s Latino culture, will have an October premiere online and on television.Produced by Victor Antillanca, “We Are Latinos” will be available to view as three short documentaries online at, with a compilation broadcast set for 7 p.m. […]

Honoring three local Hispanic heroes

By Edie R. LambertThree of Kansas City’s top cops are Hispanic. Their concern for people and desire to serve steered them to law enforcement instead of safer more lucrative occupations. The three uniformed heroes earned their promotions through the ranks and medals, awards and commendations too numerous to list; and all overcame challenges.Maj. Santiago Garza, […]

Area baker makes dream come true

By CharaAs a boy in Michoacan, Mexico, Jesus Adrian Gachuz dreamed of owning a bakery.As a man residing in Kansas City, Missouri, Gachuz has made his dream come true. In April 2021, Gachuz opened the Don Chago Bakery with his wife and children.“I had the opportunity to do it and decided to do it,” he […]

Save the Monarch Butterfly

Free event at Union Station’s Haverty Family Yards in partnership with Downtown Kansas City Rotary Club, Kansas City Southern, Canadian Pacific, and GATX.Saturday September 24th from 10 am to 4 pm.Visit the Kansas City Southern Monarch Boxcar and learn all about the iconic monarch butterfly at this FREE family-friendly celebration hosted at Union Station as […]

Hispanic Heritage Month 2022

Comienzan las celebraciones del Mes Nacional de la Herencia Hispana Se están iniciando las celebraciones para conmemorar el Mes Nacional de la Herencia Hispana, que comienza el jueves (15 de septiembre) y termina el 15 de octubre.De acuerdo con el mes de celebración, el Consejo Nacional de Administradores de Programas de Empleo Hispano (NCHEPM) apoya […]

GCI hosts Community Resource Mercado

GCI organiza Community Resource Mercado El 3 de septiembre, la gente se reunió en el campus de Guadalupe Centers Inc. en el barrio Westside de Kansas City, Missouri, para disfrutar del Community Resource Mercado (Mercado de Recursos Comunitarios), un evento diseñado para proporcionar acceso a varias oportunidades disponibles para la comunidad y dar visibilidad a […]