Top story:

Free COVID-19 vaccinations will be part of Saturday’s Cinco De Mayo festivities

Alongside the traditional Cinco de Mayo celebrations happening in South Omaha this weekend, community members will have the opportunity to get a free COVID-19 vaccination. From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, anyone 18 and older can visit El Centro de la Comunidad Maya Pixan Ixim, located at the front of Plaza de la Raza […]

Read More…

June 2021 Issue

Latest Articles

Free COVID-19 vaccinations will be part of Saturday’s Cinco De Mayo festivities

Alongside the traditional Cinco de Mayo celebrations happening in South Omaha this weekend, community members will have the opportunity to get a free COVID-19 vaccination. From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, anyone 18 and older can visit El Centro de la Comunidad Maya Pixan Ixim, located at the front of Plaza de la Raza […]

Read More…

Omaha Speeds Up with Rapid Transit, but the City Has a Long Way to Go

On a recent Sunday, Jeff S., who did not want to provide his last name, sat on a bench at the Westroads Mall bus terminal waiting an hour for the bus that would take him home. It’s been five years since he last owned a car because he said he couldn’t afford the maintenance costs. […]

Read More…

Hello, Dalí!

El Museo Latino welcomes the Spanish master with large “Stairway to Heaven” print show By Janet L. Farber Asked to name Spain’s most famous artists, one might come up with a quick but succinct list primarily from the early 20th century: Pablo Picasso, Joan Miró and Salvador Dalí. Considering their achievements in becoming household names, […]

Read More…

Omaha Public Schools Approves High School Student Assignment Plan and set to go into effect on 2022

By JoAnna LeFlore-Ejike* An updated High School Student Assignment Plan is set to take effect for Omaha Public Schools in the 2022-23 school year, following approval from the district’s Board of Education in March. The new Student Assignment plan is one of many steps taken by the district to prepare for the opening of two […]

Read More…

Keys to starting a business in Omaha

For many the idea of opening their own business has crossed their minds, and several questions come to mind such as the capital to invest, the type of business and the profits you make. At a virtual round table held in March by El Perico, we spoke with experts on the subject of entrepreneurship. In this […]

Read More…

Flor Campos

Women at the Head of the Business

Throughout history, women have had to fight the so-called “glass ceiling” to access some jobs. However, some decide to become their own bosses, despite dealing with the entrenched machismo of Latin culture. Here we look at three of the many stories of Hispanic women in Omaha who broke that ceiling and decided to start their own […]

Read More…

Catholic Charities will Teach a Digital Marketing course in Spanish

Catholic Charities of Omaha will hold a virtual workshop in Spanish on April 15 through its Facebook page, aimed at entrepreneurs or those who are curious about digital marketing, used on most social networks. According to a newsletter received by El Perico from Nebraska Enterprise Fund, the completely free, one-day workshop will teach the basics […]

Read More…

Meet The Candidates of Omaha’s District 4

These stories are in-depth profiles of two of the four candidates running for the Omaha City Council’s District 4 seat. For coverage of other races check out The Reader’s 2021 city election hub. Ben Cass “I want to be the voice of the people,” says Ben Cass, a 32-year-old software engineer who is running for office for […]

Read More…

17

Years in print

22

Issues/year

700

Distribution locations

Copy link
Powered by Social Snap