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Legislation #: 030318 Introduction Date: 3/13/2003
Type: Special Action Effective Date: 3/13/2003
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER BROOKS
Title: Honoring Manuel and Clara Reyes for their 21 years of publishing and editing Dos Mundos.

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3/13/2003

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3/13/2003

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RESOLUTION NO. 030318

 

Honoring Manuel and Clara Reyes for their 21 years of publishing and editing Dos Mundos.

 

WHEREAS, Manuel and Clara Reyes, publisher and editor, respectively, established Dos Mundos as Kansas Citys leading bilingual news source in June 1981; and

WHEREAS, Dos Mundos is the midwests leading Hispanic publication and Kansas Citys only media outlet capable of effectively reaching Hispanics, that strives to provide information to its audience on international, national, regional and local events that interest the Hispanic community; and

WHEREAS, Dos Mundos readers represent an active, educated group with the subscriptions going to professionals, blue-collar workers, students and entrepreneurs; and

WHEREAS, Dos Mundos is a valuable resource for Hispanic and non-Hispanic readers because between 80 and 90 percent of the information in Dos Mundos is in English and Spanish representing a cross section of the Kansas City area; NOW, THEREFORE,

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

That the Mayor and Council hereby honor Manuel and Clara Reyes for their 21 years of publishing and editing Dos Mundos; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this Resolution be spread upon the Minutes of the Council in testimony thereof and that a copy hereof be presented to Manuel and Clara Reyes in token of the best wishes of the Mayor and Council for its continued success and for many more happy years of publishing and editing the only bilingual newspaper in Kansas City.

 

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