KCI hosts grand opening

On Monday (Feb. 27), Kansas City International Airport hosted a ceremony to commemorate the grand opening of its new single-terminal facility before opening Tuesday (Feb. 28) for operations.Kansas City, Missouri, Mayor Quinton Lucas; Pete Buttigieg, U.S. transportation secretary; and Missouri Gov. Mike Parson were among the dignitaries commemorating the $1.5-billion terminal. “It’s so impressive,” Buttigieg said, […]

Women’s History Month

By Tere SiqueiraEach year in March, the United States, Australia and Great Britain recognize women’s contributions to history by celebrating Women’s History Month.In the United States, Women’s History Month resulted from a weeklong celebration that started in 1978 organized by the Sonoma, California, school district, the National Women’s History Museum website and other sources state. […]

Acevedo named to list of influential LatAm women in science

By Angie Baldelomar Diana Acevedo incluida en la lista de mujeres latinoamericanas influyentes en la ciencia Diana Acevedo, una investigadora asociada posdoctoral que trabaja en el St. Jude Children’s Hospital, ha sido nombrada en la lista de 25 Mujeres en la ciencia en América Latina.Organizado por la empresa 3M, 25 Mujeres en la Ciencia en […]

Jimenez thanks the Virgin of Guadalupe for miracle of life

The Latino community’s devotion to Our Lady of Guadalupe is well-known.This devotion is linked to the faith that fervent Catholics have in the beloved patroness of Mexico, the Americas and the Philippines because of the miracles she has granted them. One person who believes in her is Guadalupe Jimenez, who shared her story with Dos […]

Silvia Barrios turns passion for baking into potential business

Barrios convierte pasión por la repostería en negocio potencial Un pasatiempo se está convirtiendo lentamente en una oportunidad comercial para una residente del área de Kansas City desde hace mucho tiempo.Silvia Barrios, una boliviana residente del área de KC durante unos 30 años, se unió a una tendencia pandémica y probó la repostería. Aunque sabía […]

Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe

Feast of Our Lady of GuadalupeBy Tere SiqueiraDec. 12 is a special day for many people in the Latin community.That day marks the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, when people remember and celebrate the appearance of the Virgin of Guadalupe in 1531 to St. Juan Diego. Here are a few facts you might not […]

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 […]