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 […]

Se extiende el mandato de usar máscaras en Kansas City, Kansas

La semana pasada, la Comisión del Gobierno Unificado votó para extender su orden anterior de máscaras para Kansas City, Kansas y el área no incorporada de Loring en el condado de Wyandotte, hasta las 11:59 p.m. del 18 de noviembre de 2021.Las escuelas públicas y privadas y las ciudades de Bonner Springs y Edwardsville, Kansas […]

ArtsKC lanza campaña sobre la importancia del arte

ArtsKC launches campaign to raise awareness about importance of artBy Angie BaldelomarArtsKC-Regional Arts Council has launched a year-long campaign to elevate the importance of the arts on individual, social and economic levels.Natalia Herrera, ArtsKC communications lead, said the #WhoNeedsArt campaign was created after witnessing the devastation the COVID-19 pandemic had on Kansas City’s arts community.“We […]

KCMO aprueba ordenanza para ayudar a las personas sin hogar

KCMO approves ordinance to help homeless peopleBy CharaThe Kansas City (Missouri) Council has approved an ordinance that will focus on helping homeless people.According to The Kansas City Star, the ordinance authorizes the city to spend $3.5 million on social services to prepare for a 200-bed village of individual little shelters. The ordinance was passed in […]