Divulgando la cultura en dos idiómas.

Maria del Carmen Sevilla, a mother happy to celebrate her day

By CharaIn observance of Mother’s Day (May 14 this year), Dos Mundos is sharing the stories of Kansas City area Latin mothers. Maria del Carmen Sevilla is one of them.A business owner in Overland Park, Kansas, who has been a hairstylist for more than 50 years, Sevilla has three blood children: Alejandra, Andrea, Hector and […]

Downtown Topeka statue to honor Mariachi Estrella co-founder

By Roberta PardoA statue honoring musician Teresa Cuevas will be unveiled Friday (May 5) in downtown Topeka, Kansas.Cuevas will become the first woman to be depicted in statue form along Kansas Avenue in the Sunflower State’s capital city when the statue is unveiled during a celebration that will coincide with Cinco de Mayo celebrations, The […]

Lionel De Anda Ramirez received his first communion

On Sunday (April 23), Lionel De Anda Ramirez received his first communion at the Sacred Heart Church.His parents said: “Lionel, we’re very happy and so proud of you for receiving this sacrament, we love you.” Primera comunión de Lionel De Anda Ramirez El domingo, 23 de abril, el pequeño Lionel De Anda Ramirez celebró su […]

Mobile Consulate of Guatemala on the Westside!

On April 15-16, the Guatemalan Consulate was in the Westside area of Kansas City, serving the Guatemalan community by providing essential services, which included passports, consular cards, registration/birth certificates and other basic services to hundreds of Guatemalan.“We thank the Westside CAN Center, the Welcome Center, Reyes Media, the volunteers and KCPD-Westside CAN officer Jon Hall […]

GCI prepares for two-day Cinco de Mayo fiesta

By Angie BaldelomarThe original Cinco de Mayo fiesta in Kansas City, Missouri, is around the corner.Guadalupe Centers Inc. (GCI) will host its traditional fiesta as a two-day event on May 5 and 6 at its location at 1015 Avenida Cesar E. Chavez.Presented by Community America Credit Union, this year’s fiesta will feature an “incredible” lineup […]

Mercado and father use boxing to help youth in hometown

By Angie BaldelomarFrom a young age, Ernesto “Tito” Mercado knew he wanted to box.Born and raised in Pomona, California, Mercado found his love for boxing through his father.“He used to box back then, and then, he stopped,” he said. “He started hanging out with the wrong crowd, … and boxing helped him out of that […]

Mexican Consulate: The open roads of North America

By Soileh Padilla Mayer, Cónsul de México en Kansas City April 14, 2023 was the date authorized by the U.S. Surface Transportation Board (TBS) to consolidate the operation that unites two railway companies in North America: Canadian Pacific and Kansas City Southern. This is relevant because it will allow greater commercial interconnectivity between Mexico, Canada […]

Sun Fresh Calle 18 to host Dia del Niño event

By Angie BaldelomarSun Fresh Market Calle 18 — also called Ball’s Calle 18 — La Grande 1340 AM and Dos Mundos Newspaper are again partnering to bring the traditional Dia del Nino (Dia del Niño in Spanish) event to the community.In honor of Mexican Children’s Day (observed April 30), the event will take place from […]

All Saints, St. Mary-St. Anthony observe Via Crucis together

Story by Tere Siqueira and photos by Patricia Soto On April 7, the Catholic parishes of All Saints and St. Mary-St. Anthony in Kanas City, Kansas, came together to observe a holy day on the Christian calendar.That afternoon, the parishes held a shared Stations of the Cross ceremony (also known as Via Crucis) in observance […]

Fiesta Topeka announces royalty candidates

By Chara The Our Lady of Guadalupe Fiesta Topeka Coordinating Committee has announced the royalty candidates for the 90th annual Fiesta Topeka, scheduled for July 18-22 on the campus of the Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Topeka, Kansas.“The fiesta royalty campaign truly is the crown jewel of the fiesta,” Deborah Ortega, Fiesta Topeka […]