Divulgando la cultura en dos idiómas.

How to stage a unique, memorable Easter celebration

By Tere Siqueira Easter should be a time of renewal and joy.Unfortunately, some people find themselves in a rut at Eastertime because they find themselves observing the holiday the same way every year. But it need not be that way.There are countless ways to make your Easter celebrations special and memorable. Some ideas to help […]

Hispanic Collaborative draws around 100 high schoolers for KC BizFest

By Roberta PardoAround 100 Greater Kansas City area high schoolers participated in the latest KC BizFest, held Feb. 28-March 2 at Johnson County (Kansas) Community College in Overland Park.Organized by the Greater Kansas City Hispanic Collaborative and the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Greater Kansas City, plus more than 15 other sponsors, KC BizFest is […]

Numbers of femicides on the rise

Femicide total for 2022 tops 4,000 in Latin America, CaribbeanBy Roberta Pardo Thousands of women are victims of femicide every year in Latin America and the Caribbean, according to a report by the U.N. Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) published at the end of 2023.Femicide is defined by the World Health […]

Women’s History Month: Elevating voices for diversity and inclusion’

Women’s History Month: Elevating voices for diversity and inclusion’ Women’s History Month, celebrated each March in the United States, is a time to honor women’s contributions to American life. And once again, Dos Mundos is observing Women’s History Month in every issue in March.This year, the National Women’s History Alliance has chosen “Women Who Advocate […]

LULAC recognizes Women’s History Month

By Tere Siqueira To help commemorate March as Women’s History Month, the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) recently expressed its appreciation for the women within its ranks via a Facebook post.“We extend gratitude to all the formidable women of LULAC who contribute their strength and leadership to our organization,” the post stated.Headquartered in […]

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 […]

Editorial: The cost of surviving violent crime

United Way of Greater Kansas City and the Chiefs this month set up an emergency response fund to support survivors of the Feb. 14 mass shooting at the Chiefs Super Bowl rally. So far, the KC Strong Fund has surpassed $1 million in donations, which will be disbursed to survivors. For some survivors who don’t […]

Descanse en paz, Clara Reyes

By Angie Baldelomar Dos Mundos founder leaves void, legacy in GKC area Dos Mundos founder Clara Reyes passed away Feb. 17 at age 86.Reyes was deemed a pillar by the Hispanic community and — by many people in the Greater Kansas City area in general. For more than 40 years, she dedicated her life to […]

Lisa Lopez-Galvan dies in Chiefs parade/rally shooting

By Angie Baldelomar Radio personality Lisa Lopez-Galvan died Feb. 14 during the parade and rally in Kansas City, Missouri, celebrating the Chiefs’ Super Bowl LVIII victory over San Francisco.A mother of two adult children, Lopez-Galvan hosted “Taste of Tejano,” a KKFI-FM radio show that not only featured new Tejano music but also shared community news […]

Chiefs do it again!

KC wins second straight Super Bowl, fourth overallKansas City quarterback Patrick Mahomes II and his fellow Chiefs achieved something Sunday night (Feb. 11) no other NFL franchise had done since the league’s 2003 and 2004 seasons: win a second straight Super Bowl.The Chiefs achieved that feat with a 25-22 overtime victory over San Francisco at […]