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Be careful when traveling during COVID-19

Commentary by Chara If you are considering traveling during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, it is important that you consider thinking about ways to guarantee your safety. Obviously, the best guarantee to stay safe is to avoid traveling whenever possible. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention claims that traveling increases your chances of getting […]

TikTok: Understanding a social media platform’s success (Part I of a Series)

Analysis by Teresa Siqueira A Chinese tech company is challenging American companies for dominance of the social media world – and is giving the U.S. government cause for concern. The company is called ByteDance. Based in Beijing, it has launched TikTok, a short video creation and sharing platform with more than 500 million users, with […]

Area colleges making changes for upcoming fall semester

By Angie Baldelomar Many higher education institutions in Kansas and Missouri have released their plans to safely hold in-person classes this fall semester. In the Kansas City area, Donnelly College in Kansas City, Kansas, announced its plans to return to in-person instruction on campus, though the term will start Aug. 31, two weeks later than […]

Kansas Board of Education scrapes Gov. Kelly’s order to delay school start date

By Roberta Pardo The Kansas State Board of Education has nixed Gov. Laura Kelly’s executive order that would push the start date of schools until after Labor Day. With their 5-5 vote, the board of education’s decision means local schools districts will determine when they start classes this fall. Because there was no simple majority, […]

Wonderful World: Discover Acapulco

By Tom Sawyer Welcome tourists! In this edition, we have to talk about one of the most popular tourist destinations in our neighboring country of Mexico, and the place where it is still one of the most visited by Mexicans, even if it has lost some international popularity in recent years. We are talking about […]

Palacios discusses fatherhood and co-parenting

By Angie Baldelomar Becoming a father has been perhaps one of the greatest moments in Edgar Jose Palacios’ life. Born in Miami, Palacios is the father of two children: a 7-year-old son and a 5-year-old daughter. “Being a dad is a lot of fun,” he says. “I love taking them to new places, seeing them […]

Have fun this summer, despite COVID-19

Commentary by Tere Siqueira Although the coronavirus pandemic is showing signs of slowing up, we all need to stay safe and stay home as much as possible a while longer. Summer can be a huge challenge for families with children under normal circumstances. Most children are at home during the summer because they are not […]

Wonderful World: Discover Managua

By Tom Sawyer Welcome tourists! In this edition, we have to talk about the city capital of a Central American country, which is also the biggest city in said country and one of the biggest in all of Central America. We are talking about Managua, Nicaragua. The city was founded in 1819 as a village. […]

Keep following COVID-19 guidelines during reopening phase

Commentary by Chara After being shut down for several weeks, businesses are reopening. But that does not mean everything is back to normal. Unfortunately, though, many people think it does mean everything is normal again. A Memorial Day weekend event reflects that attitude. At the Lake of the Ozarks, there was a pool party. It […]

Mexican health professionals lacking in protective equipment during pandemic

• Sandra Duran                                              • Barbara Ortiz By Tere Siqueira The Mexican health care system was unprepared for the magnitude of the coronavirus pandemic. As a result, many health care professionals have reported that government resources have not been enough to make them feel properly protected. Doctors Sandra Duran and Barbara Ortiz are among them. Recently, […]