Area teen artist debuts in showcases

Un artista prometedor ya está causando sensación en el área de Kansas City.A los 12 años, Jahziel Carmona ha comenzado a exhibir su arte por la ciudad. El 15 de julio, mostró sus dibujos en el Third Friday Art Walk en el centro de Kansas City, Kansas.El joven, que empezó dibujando en papel, se especializa […]

HCC recognizes area Latinas

HCC reconoce a latinas del área El 14 de julio, la Cámara de Comercio Hispana del Gran Kansas City reconoció a varias mujeres del área organizando la ceremonia de Premios Nuestra Latina en el Union Station en Kansas City, Missouri.Las mujeres fueron reconocidas en categorías que incluían STEM, educación, oficios especializados, negocios/emprendimiento y logros de […]

World War II Hispanic veteran builds an exemplary legacy

Veteran Solomen Rangel turned 99 last month. In his nearly 100 years of life, Rangel has built a good legacy for his four children. Rangel not only enlisted and became a sergeant in the U.S. Army Air Forces during World War Il; he later fought employment discrimination and segregation on the home front. His son, […]

Cira connects her art to Mexican heritage

Cira conecta su arte con su herencia Mexicana Su arte en exhibición en la campaña de Parade of Hearts Andrea Cira, nativa de México y residente del área de Kansas City, quería representar a personas como ella en su arte: hispanos/mexicanos que llegaron al área y la convirtieron en su hogar.Cira encontró un camino a […]

DACA recipient shares her story of success

Story by Tere Siqueira and photos by Tania Sosa Photography LUX by Mitzy offers platform for area vendors Kansas City area resident Mitzy Romero turned a job loss into a career opportunity.In 2019, Romero got fired from her job when her Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) permit expired and the renewal did not arrive […]

Reproductive rights rally held in KC following Roe v. Wade leak

By Tere Siqueira The May 2 leak of a U.S. Supreme Court draft of a decision to overturn Roe v. Wade sent shockwaves nationwide, as multiple media outlets reported.In response to the leak, rallies supporting reproductive rights were held across the country. Media outlets reported one such rally Sunday afternoon (May 8) in Mill Creek […]

Xochilt Munoz treasures motherhood 

Munoz treasures motherhood By CharaXochitl Guadalupe Munoz (Muñoz in Spanish) was among the millions of women who were honored on Mother’s Day Sunday (May 8).A native of Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, Munoz lives in Shawnee, Kansas, where she has raised her daughter Abigail. Although her daughter is 16 and does everything for herself, Munoz still makes sure […]

Mendez honored with Othli Award

Rose Marie Mendez’s dedication of her life to telling the stories of the diverse regions in Mexico through costumes and choreography has drawn attention from the Mexican government.On May 5, the Mexican Consulate in Kansas City, Missouri, recognized Mendez’s dedication by presenting her with an Ohtli Award at Donnelly College in Kansas City, Kansas. Named […]

Las Marias keeps traditional tortilla alive

Las Marías mantiene viva la tradicional tortilla By Tere Siqueira Enrique Chaurand está de vuelta en el negocio de la tortilla.Chaurand, originario de Guadalajara, Jalisco, México y residente del área de Kansas City desde hace mucho tiempo, trabajó durante años en el negocio de tortillería de su familia antes de buscar trabajo en el gobierno. […]

GCI’s Cinco de Mayo fiesta returns

By Chara After two years of the pandemic, Guadalupe Centers Inc. (GCI) is hosting its traditional Cinco de Mayo fiesta again.“Guadalupe Centers is ready to celebrate with the community again after being unable to for nearly two years,” said Alyx Bartrom, GCI vice president of development and marketing. “We are excited to safely come back […]