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 […]

SMSD requerirá máscaras para estudiantes de primaria

SMSD requires masks for elementary students By Roberta PardoThe Shawnee Mission School District (SMSD) voted 6-1 on Monday night (July 26) to require elementary students to wear masks at school for the coming school year.According to the approved COVID-19 mitigation plan, masks also will be required for anyone riding a school bus. The plan also […]

Hispanics turn to “Abogado Miguel” for litigation help

By Angie BaldelomarAttorney Brent Johnston, better known as “Abogado Miguel” has a love for helping Kansas City area Hispanics with their legal issues.Johnston spent two years in Argentina as a missioner learning Spanish and serving the people there. That is where his love for helping the Hispanic community started. Eventually, Johnston settled in Topeka, Kansas, […]

Safe and Welcoming Wyandotte hosts online public forum

By Angie Baldelomar On Tuesday (July 6), the coalition Safe and Welcoming Wyandotte hosted a second online public forum in support of the passage of the Safe and Welcoming ordinance.Hosted via Zoom, the forum offered testimony from officials and residents on the need for an ordinance to make Wyandotte County, Kansas, safe and welcoming for […]