Divulgando la cultura en dos idiómas.

Dos Mundos celebrates 42 years of service

By Angie Baldelomar Dos Mundos is celebrating 42 years of serving the Hispanic community in Kansas City.Diana Reyes Raymer, Dos Mundos general manager, attributes the lasting success of the newspaper to being a grassroots media that focuses on covering local and regional news.“I am a strong believer that everyone has a story that needs to […]

Giselle Galarza uses art as an outlet of showing love

By Chara Giselle Galarza is a talented 19-year-old artist from Kansas City. Her passion for art began since she was a kid, and she has been creating art ever since. She was nominated to participate in the Parade of Hearts 2023 with her sculpture ‘El Amor Crece Aquí’ (Love grows here) and she feels proud […]

First Federal hosts Cinco de Mayo open house

By Angie Baldelomar On May 5, First Federal Bank of Kansas City hosted an open house to celebrate Cinco de Mayo.In partnership with the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Greater Kansas City and the Kansas City, Kansas, Chamber of Commerce, First Federal hosted the event at its location at 711 Minnesota Ave. to share with […]

Palacana finds home in Kauffman Stadium

Story by Tere Siqueira and photos by Facebook Palacana A new concessioner is delighting baseball fans inside Kauffman Stadium, home of the Kansas City Royals.Palacana, a restaurant chain founded and managed by Jose Luis Valdez that specializes in frozen treats, has established a location in Section 239, offering a touch of authenticity and Hispanic flavor […]

La X 1250 AM debuts new look

By Angie BaldelomarReyes Media Group’s (RGM’s) KYYS studio — home of La X 1250 AM — is enjoying an updated space.After many years of operating with dated equipment, hosts and guests alike can enjoy the upgrades, said Ed Reyes, RGM business development manager.“It’s been nice to see the station get the improvements after many years […]

Downtown Topeka statue to honor Mariachi Estrella co-founder

By Roberta PardoA statue honoring musician Teresa Cuevas will be unveiled Friday (May 5) in downtown Topeka, Kansas.Cuevas will become the first woman to be depicted in statue form along Kansas Avenue in the Sunflower State’s capital city when the statue is unveiled during a celebration that will coincide with Cinco de Mayo celebrations, The […]

GCI prepares for two-day Cinco de Mayo fiesta

By Angie BaldelomarThe original Cinco de Mayo fiesta in Kansas City, Missouri, is around the corner.Guadalupe Centers Inc. (GCI) will host its traditional fiesta as a two-day event on May 5 and 6 at its location at 1015 Avenida Cesar E. Chavez.Presented by Community America Credit Union, this year’s fiesta will feature an “incredible” lineup […]

Mercado and father use boxing to help youth in hometown

By Angie BaldelomarFrom a young age, Ernesto “Tito” Mercado knew he wanted to box.Born and raised in Pomona, California, Mercado found his love for boxing through his father.“He used to box back then, and then, he stopped,” he said. “He started hanging out with the wrong crowd, … and boxing helped him out of that […]

Sun Fresh Calle 18 to host Dia del Niño event

By Angie BaldelomarSun Fresh Market Calle 18 — also called Ball’s Calle 18 — La Grande 1340 AM and Dos Mundos Newspaper are again partnering to bring the traditional Dia del Nino (Dia del Niño in Spanish) event to the community.In honor of Mexican Children’s Day (observed April 30), the event will take place from […]

Fentanyl fueling opioid epidemic, CDC claims

By Roberta Pardo Fentanyl is fueling one of the worst drug crises in U.S. history.In 2022, more than 100,000 people died from the nation’s opioid crisis, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Most of the deaths were attributed to fentanyl, described by the CDC as “a synthetic opioid that is […]