Kansas votes to protect abortion rights, plus other election results

By Roberta Pardo The right to an abortion will remain in the Kansas Constitution after voters overwhelmingly rejected a constitutional amendment that would have opened the door for state lawmakers to further restrict or ban abortions across the state. In the first ballot test of abortion rights in a post-Roe America, Kansas voters turned out […]

Westport shooting leaves one dead, five injured

Story by Roberta Pardo / Photo by Jake Weller One person was killed and five others were injured during a shooting around 11 p.m. Sunday (July 10) outside a bar in Kansas City, Missouri’s Westport neighborhood.The shooting happened following a disturbance inside Westport Ale House, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol. Three off-duty Kansas […]

Tour offers taste of KCK food scene

By Tere Siqueira An Aug. 13 tour is offering area residents an opportunity to enjoy the food scene of Kansas City, Kansas’ Central Avenue.Organized by the Central Area Betterment Association (CABA) and initiated in partnership with La Placita, Market at the Park, the Flavors of Central Tour is a self-guided trip that offers “a meticulously curated […]

Infante joins Spanish radio team for SKC broadcasts

By CharaLa Grande (1340 AM) has added a new member to its Spanish radio team for Sporting Kansas City games.Mexico City native Emmily Yisel Infante recently joined the crew as an analyst. Her duties include examining “important news, facts and stats about specific players, coaches or the team in general,” she said.“I’m new … (to) […]

Voces Consulares: Celebrating our diversity

June is Pride Month, and like every year, we dedicate a space to reflect on the place that the LGBTQ+ community occupies in our society. This includes celebrating the advances in recognition of and the spaces for community vindication in recent years. It is also a time to identify the pending issues and the work […]

Area boxer pursues dream as pro debut approaches

Boxeador del área persigue su sueño Desde que comenzó a boxear a los 11 años, Jorge Alejandro Carlos, residente del área de Kansas City, sabía que era un deporte al que quería dedicarse profesionalmente.El graduado de Olathe (Kansas) Northwest High School tiene la oportunidad de perseguir ese sueño.Carlos, dueño de un negocio de pintura, se […]

Happy anniversary, Dos Mundos!

Compilation by Chara For Dos Mundos’ 41st anniversary, we present the following fond memories from some of our staff:“We used to print pictures of weddings and ‘quinceaneras’ (quinceañeras in Spanish 15th birthday celebration for a girl). We distributed the paper in different grocery stores and people were at the stores, ready to pick up copies […]

Voces Consulares: Preserving our identity

The story of many of us began the day we decided to leave our hometown to seek a different life, a better life. Over the years, we have learned to live in a different place than where we were born. We build a family, life and put down roots in communities abroad.However, distance does not […]

Editorial: Kansas opens up school choice

Kansas abre la elección de escuelas Los niños de Kansas ya no tienen que permanecer atrapados en escuelas con malos servicios. A partir del año escolar 2024-25, los estudiantes de primaria, intermedia y secundaria de Kansas podrán inscribirse en cualquiera de las escuelas públicas del estado que tengan espacio disponible. La gobernadora Laura Kelly firmó […]

Suspect charged in death of Northeast student

Story by Chara and photo cortesy by Jonathan Goede/KSHB 41A suspect has been charged in the stabbing death of Manuel J. Guzman, a 14-year-old student at Northeast Middle School (NEMS) in Kansas City, Missouri.As multiple media outlets reported, Guzman died at Children’s Mercy Hospital hours after being attacked April 12 in a school bathroom. The […]