La vida de Oropeza moldeada por el amor y el arte

By Tere Siqueira Pocas personas tienen una representación gráfica de las experiencias que han marcado su vida.Virginia Oropeza es una de ellas.El mural «Anthology of Argentine», ubicado cerca de Metropolitan Avenue en Kansas City, Kansas, representa tanto el punto de partida de la vida de Oropeza en el área como el comienzo de su propia […]

Montalvo comparte su historia de divorcio para ayudar a las mujeres a sanar

Ana Montalvo, residente de Overland Park, Kansas, espera poder ayudar a otras mujeres a recuperarse del dolor que acompaña al divorcio.Su método de curación es compartir su propia historia.Montalvo pensó que su matrimonio duraría para siempre. Luego, se dio cuenta de que estaba casada con un marido emocionalmente distante, dijo.“Estuvimos casados por 21 años y […]

Viviana Medellín muere a los 74

By Roberta Pardo Viviana Medellín, de 74 años y residente del área de Kansas City, falleció pacíficamente el 10 de agosto, con su esposo Richard y su familia a su lado.Oriunda de Roeland Park, Kansas, Medellín nació de Ofelia y Antonio Rodríguez el 30 de noviembre de 1946, pero siempre celebraba su cumpleaños el 1 […]

Christiansen Caballero explora la lucha de la clase trabajadora

By Angie Baldelomar Christiansen Caballero explores working-class struggles in new exhibition Artist Jonathan Christiansen Caballero is presenting his latest work at Belger Arts in Kansas City, Missouri.His exhibition, called “La Gente/The People” and comprised of life-sized sculptures, depicts moments of labor and struggle, alongside feelings of love and joy.“I want to really try to humanize […]

Silva Sevilla recounts daughter’s journey through depression

By Angie Baldelomar Patricia Silva Sevilla remembers the day she found out her daughter, Samantha, was being bullied.It was during Samantha’s seventh-grade year. Silva Sevilla had noticed the changes in Samantha’s behavior. Samantha was quieter and stayed in her room, and started wearing long sleeves, even during the summer heat.Silva Sevilla asked her daughter one […]

Golden Gloves tourney draws 60-plus area participants

By Chara More than 60 people boxed during the 86th Kansas City Regional Golden Gloves Tournament, which ended Sunday (July 3) in Kansas City, Kansas.Individual champions were crowned in various weight classes in three divisions during the annual competition: men’s open, women’s open and men’s novice. Turner Boxing Academy in Kansas City, Kansas, won the […]

My dream, 40 years later

Commentary by Clara Reyes, CharaThe dream started 40 years ago and I never thought it was going to last this long.I was working as a realtor. Then, I saw a need in our community. I remember thinking there was a lot of information our community did not have access to. The idea of starting a […]

Rafaela “Lali” Garcia dies at 93

By Angie Baldelomar Rafaela “Lali” Garcia, a longtime activist and political organizer for the Hispanic community, died June 9, according to multiple news outlets. She was 93.Known as “Queen Bee” by many, Garcia was a political pioneer in the Kansas City area’s Latino community. In 1968, she helped organize the Westside Citizens Democratic Club, which […]

Angela Raymer Quinceañera

El día 14 de noviembre en una recepción efectuada a las  5:30 en el salón de VFW post 7397 situada en 9550 Plumming, Lenexa Kansas. Se celebró el 15 años de Angela Raymer. Sus papás son Curtis y Diana Raymer. El padre Oscar Garavito, dio la bendición. Sus acompañantes para bailar el Vals fueron :Antonio […]