Divulgando la cultura en dos idiómas.

Be prepared if there’s a public shooting

Commentary by Tere Siqueira With public shootings having become an unfortunate reality, it’s essential to be prepared.To survive an active shooter incident, like the mass shootings that took place in October in Lewiston, Maine, reacting appropriately is crucial. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency offer some valuable […]

How to be a positive community leader

Commentary by Tere Siqueira Being a community leader is more than holding a position of authority.Effective community leadership requires skills and personality traits that foster trust, collaboration and positive change. Some important qualities that anyone aspiring to be a successful community leader should possess include the following: *Sense of understanding: Being empathetic to diverse perspectives […]

Creating art is beneficial to your health

Commentary by Chara The arts are forms of human expression.They’re also tools for humans to use to stay physically, mentally and emotionally healthy.Some health benefits of creating art include the following: *Stress reduction: The act of creating art allows individuals to enter a state of flow – a mental state where one is fully immersed […]

How to prevent holiday party stress

Commentary by Chara The opportunity to host a party during the holiday season can be cause for great joy.But like other times of the year, the pressure to create a great party can produce great stress.Here are some tips that’ll help you avoid getting stressed and ensure your party is enjoyable for you and your […]

Practicing Contentment This Holiday Season                      

By Rachel Cruze I love Thanksgiving almost as much as I love Christmas. There’s just something about the family time, and the official kickoff to the whole holiday season that feels extra cozy and magical. But with the start of the season also comes more pressure, higher expectations, and countless opportunities to spend crazy amounts of money […]

How to celebrate a meaningful, Hispanic Thanksgiving

Commentary by Tere Siqueira In the United States, Thanksgiving Day has become a cherished holiday that provides an opportunity for loved ones to gather to share a meal and give thanks for their blessings of the past year.The customs that are observed when loved ones gather on the fourth Thursday in November are often linked […]

Area offers many Veterans Day events

By Tere Siqueira Veterans Day (Nov. 11) is around the corner, and the Kansas City area is preparing to honor the bravery and sacrifice of America’s veterans.From Nov. 10 to 12, there will be many patriotic celebrations available for those looking to attend – or even be an active participant. Below are some events you […]

Veterans Day is filled with traditions

By Tere SiqueiraEvery year on Nov. 11, the United States pauses to honor the millions of men and women who’ve served in the armed forces on what has become known as Veterans Day. Some of the ways that veterans are celebrated on the holiday include the following: *Parades and public gatherings: The parades often feature […]

Hispanic Hauntings: The Legend of “El Nahual”

By Tere Siqueira Note: In the gentle embrace of twilight and the haunting whispers of the wind, as Halloween and Dia de los Muertos draw near, it’s the perfect time to delve into the enigmatic world of Hispanic legends. Continuing our journey through traditional stories, Dos Mundos invites you to immerse yourself in a tale […]

How to celebrate a safe and spooky Halloween

Commentary by Tere Siqueira The Halloween season, with its array of costumes, treats and decorations, is a time of joy for families, especially the little ones eager to go trick-or-treating.But for Halloween to remain a joyful time, it’s important to remember that safety should be a priority. Some safety aspects to consider when planning for […]