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KCMO advocates for gun control after mass shooting

By Tere SiqueiraKansas City, Missouri, officials are grappling with their limited power to address local gun violence following the Feb. 14 mass shooting at Union Station.As multiple media outlets reported, the shooting occurred during a parade-and-rally celebration to commemorate the Kansas City Chiefs’ latest Super Bowl title. The shooting – which left radio disc jockey […]

Women’s History Month: Aracely Salinas

Salinas overcomes adversity, reaches management positionBy Tere SiqueiraAracely Salinas knows what it’s like to overcome adversity and achieve success in the business world.A Kansas City area resident who’s originally from Chihuahua, Mexico, and who left Mexico for the United States at age 4, Salinas is the sales manager at KCK Maintenance. Because she didn’t attend […]

Women’s History Month

By Tere SiqueiraEach year in March, the United States, Australia and Great Britain recognize women’s contributions to history by celebrating Women’s History Month.In the United States, Women’s History Month resulted from a weeklong celebration that started in 1978 organized by the Sonoma, California, school district, the National Women’s History Museum website and other sources state. […]

Area baker makes dream come true

By CharaAs a boy in Michoacan, Mexico, Jesus Adrian Gachuz dreamed of owning a bakery.As a man residing in Kansas City, Missouri, Gachuz has made his dream come true. In April 2021, Gachuz opened the Don Chago Bakery with his wife and children.“I had the opportunity to do it and decided to do it,” he […]

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 […]