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 […]

World War II Hispanic veteran builds an exemplary legacy

Veteran Solomen Rangel turned 99 last month. In his nearly 100 years of life, Rangel has built a good legacy for his four children. Rangel not only enlisted and became a sergeant in the U.S. Army Air Forces during World War Il; he later fought employment discrimination and segregation on the home front. His son, […]

Kansas governor signs bill to reduce sales tax

Gobernadora de Kansas firma un proyecto de ley para reducir impuestos El miércoles, la gobernadora Laura Kelly firmó una importante reducción de impuestos, eliminando el impuesto estatal sobre las ventas en las compras de alimentos. El plan de la Gobernadora reducirá los impuestos sobre los alimentos gradualmente y los eliminará por completo para el año […]

Xochilt Munoz treasures motherhood 

Munoz treasures motherhood By CharaXochitl Guadalupe Munoz (Muñoz in Spanish) was among the millions of women who were honored on Mother’s Day Sunday (May 8).A native of Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, Munoz lives in Shawnee, Kansas, where she has raised her daughter Abigail. Although her daughter is 16 and does everything for herself, Munoz still makes sure […]

Mendez honored with Othli Award

Rose Marie Mendez’s dedication of her life to telling the stories of the diverse regions in Mexico through costumes and choreography has drawn attention from the Mexican government.On May 5, the Mexican Consulate in Kansas City, Missouri, recognized Mendez’s dedication by presenting her with an Ohtli Award at Donnelly College in Kansas City, Kansas. Named […]

Las Marias keeps traditional tortilla alive

Las Marías mantiene viva la tradicional tortilla By Tere Siqueira Enrique Chaurand está de vuelta en el negocio de la tortilla.Chaurand, originario de Guadalajara, Jalisco, México y residente del área de Kansas City desde hace mucho tiempo, trabajó durante años en el negocio de tortillería de su familia antes de buscar trabajo en el gobierno. […]

GCI’s Cinco de Mayo fiesta returns

By Chara After two years of the pandemic, Guadalupe Centers Inc. (GCI) is hosting its traditional Cinco de Mayo fiesta again.“Guadalupe Centers is ready to celebrate with the community again after being unable to for nearly two years,” said Alyx Bartrom, GCI vice president of development and marketing. “We are excited to safely come back […]

Area dancer receives Ohtli Award

By CharaThe Mexican government has honored Kansas City area resident Rose Marie Moreno Alvarado for the passion for her heritage she displays through folkloric dance.Moreno Alvarado recently received an Ohtli Award. Given to Mexican citizens or citizens of Mexican descent who work abroad promoting Mexican culture, its name comes from the Nahuatl word for road […]

Izak Carlos ready to represent KC in boxing competition

By CharaIzak Carlos is getting another shot at boxing nationally in Golden Gloves competition.The 19-year-old Kansas City, Kansas, native recently won his third KC Golden Gloves regional title to represent the region in the 125-pound weight class at the national tournament, slated for August in Tulsa, Oklahoma.Representing the region again makes Carlos “so happy,” he […]