Divulgando la cultura en dos idiómas.

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 […]

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 […]

Sisters Poor of Jesus Christ celebrates 10 years in area

By Tere Siqueira The Sisters Poor of Jesus Christ have an anniversary this year.The international ministry – which has houses in North, Central and South America; Europe; and Africa, organizational information states – is celebrating 10 years of its presence in the United States with its first house in Kansas City, Kansas.First, the community sisters […]

Voces Consulares: Safe and welcoming city

In Kansas City and Wyandotte County, Kansas, an initiative to improve the quality of life for undocumented people and their families is being discussed this week, which, according to its promoters, will contribute to strengthen trust between the various communities and the municipal government.The 10 commissioners and Mayor Tyrone Garner of the Unified Government of […]

Carignan talks work at OPKS City Council

By Roberta Pardo Longtime Overland Park, Kansas, resident Tom Carignan is continuing his lifelong service to his community.His latest position of service is with the Overland Park City Council.Elected to the council in 2019, Carignan was officially sworn in only a few weeks before the COVID-19 pandemic hit in 2020. That meant all the work […]

Sanchez joins Flatland as senior reporter

By Tere SiqueiraA longtime Kansas City area journalist has joined Flatland, Kansas City PBS’ online journalism platform.Former Kansas City Star reporter Mary Sanchez is the platform’s latest addition. Serving as a senior reporter, she “will work closely with the growing Flatland news team to produce in-depth stories and multimedia news content focused on critical civic […]

Preparing Your Child for Their COVID-19 Vaccination

Now that free COVID-19 vaccinations are available for children ages 5 and up, many parents have questions about how to best prepare their child to receive the vaccination. Getting vaccinated for any reason can be a source of stress for children and parents alike. Here are some tips to help your child be more comfortable […]