A life in music

Mariachi captivated veteran music teacher Rosemary Flores as a girl when visiting her maternal grandparents in Kansas City, Her grandfather played vinyl records on a Victrola featuring traditional Mexican sounds.   “I fell in love with that style of music,” she said.   At school in South Omaha the only child studied classical violin. “I […]

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Millonaria inversión en el Sur

“Sí, me dijeron que van a tirar mi casa para reconstruir todos los edificios de esta zona. estoy emocionada por que dicen que van a quedar muy bonitos…”, dijo Dion Brown, inquilina de un conjunto de departamentos en el sur de la ciudad que muy pronto será demolidos, para levantar un nuevo vecindario.   Esto […]

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Nueva Visita del Consulado de Guatemala

Nuevamente la comunidad guatemalteca que radica en la periferia de Fremont se verá beneficiada con la próxima visita del Consulado General de Guatemala en Denver.   La visita es llamada “consulado móvil” y busca acercarse a todos los guatemaltecos de esta zona que no pueden visitar  las oficinas generales de dicha dependencia gubernamental.   En […]

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Javier Saldana’s family-community ties extend across Nebraska and down to Mexico Army soldier and UNO administrator feels bound to serve

Javier Saldana, 29, found his calling in Columbus, Nebraska, where as a high school student he served on the Junior City Council. He took service to a whole new level as a U.S. Army enlistee. He did two war-time deployments and today serves fellow war veterans as acting director of the Office of Military and […]

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Former corporate manager has reinvented herself as an entrepreneur and mentor

Asked once what single word best describes her, entrepreneur Diva Mejias answered: “Determination.”   “Exactly. You have to have the will to do it,” said the owner of DM Financial Services and Complete Tax Solutions. The petite double minority rose through the ranks in the white, male-dominated corporate culture of United Parcel Service before taking […]

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Rivera finds unexpected niche in politics

When Ronald Rivera graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln with an accounting degree in 2015, he had no inkling he would soon embark on a career with the Nebraska Democratic Party.   “It’s something I never thought of doing,” he said.   Rivera. who was born in Los Angeles to El Salvadoran immigrant parents, was […]

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