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Jean Guerrero

Fronteras Reporter

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Jean Guerrero is a multimedia reporter with experience covering Latin America. She started her career at the Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones Newswires in Mexico City as a foreign correspondent. She covered commodities in Mexico, Central America, and the Andean region for video, print, and online. She filmed the Wall Street Journal Mexico City Bureau’s first interview with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto and trekked through mountains with coffee smugglers, opium poppy producers, maize farmers, and more.

She won the PEN/FUSION Emerging Writers Prize in 2016 and has also been recognized by the San Diego Press Club and the Hearst Journalism Awards. Her work has also appeared in The Economist, The Seattle Times, Las Vegas Sun, San Diego CityBeat, Makeshift Magazine, Beacon and other publications.

Jean was born and raised in San Diego, holds a B.A. in journalism and a minor in neuroscience from the University of Southern California. She also has an MFA degree in creative nonfiction from Goucher College.

Recent Stories by Jean Guerrero

Tijuana Cracks Down On Yellow Taxis Amid Harassment Of Tourists And...

Tijuana Cracks Down On Yellow Taxis Amid Harassment Of Tourists And Residents

July 24
By Jean Guerrero

Tijuana's Taxis Amarillos, or Yellow Taxis, have been banned from sidewalks where they have long gathered after a violent clash with Uber riders, including a Chula Vista resident.

San Diego Group Expands Legal Services For Immigrants Here Illegally

San Diego Group Expands Legal Services For Immigrants Here Illegally

July 19
By Jean Guerrero

Alliance San Diego, along with pro bono attorneys, are providing free legal advice to help people who do not have legal U.S. immigration status.

Trump's Border Wall Project In San Diego Faces Environmental Lawsuit

Trump's Border Wall Project In San Diego Faces Environmental Lawsuit

July 14
By Jean Guerrero

An environmental group has filed a lawsuit claiming the federal government has failed to conduct the legally required environmental analysis for border barrier.

Deported Veterans Advocates Discuss Ways To Help

Deported Veterans Advocates Discuss Ways To Help

June 27
By Jean Guerrero

As the Senate works on a package of bills that could help deported and noncitizen veterans, community groups met in Kearny Mesa Tuesday to discuss other ways to protect them.

US-Mexico Drug Tunnels Evolving Amid Increased Border Security

US-Mexico Drug Tunnels Evolving Amid Increased Border Security

June 21
By Jean Guerrero

As President Trump looks to develop more barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border, criminal organizations are working to make tunnels harder to detect.

Tijuana Police Chief Links Mexico's Rising Homicides To US Gun Laws

Tijuana Police Chief Links Mexico's Rising Homicides To US Gun Laws

June 19
By Jean Guerrero

Tijuana’s police chief said rising violence in the border region is linked to U.S. gun laws and weapons smuggling, and he is urging the U.S. to take responsibility.

UC San Diego Partners With 13 Mexican Universities And High Schools

UC San Diego Partners With 13 Mexican Universities And High Schools

June 9
By Jean Guerrero

UC San Diego said Friday it is launching the Cali-Baja Education Consortium to make it easier for students to study on both sides of the border.

National City Residents Express Solidarity For Detained Immigrant C...

National City Residents Express Solidarity For Detained Immigrant Couple

June 6
By Jean Guerrero

The group of residents also called on officials to adopt "sanctuary city" status in the hopes of decreasing deportations of local residents.

Deported US Veterans In Tijuana Prepare To Meet With Members of Con...

Deported US Veterans In Tijuana Prepare To Meet With Members of Congress

May 29
By Jean Guerrero

The purpose of the meeting, which will take place Saturday, is to discuss details of a bill that could allow some of the deported veterans return to the United States.

International Commission Opens Case On San Ysidro Border Death

International Commission Opens Case On San Ysidro Border Death

May 17
By Jean Guerrero

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights is asking the U.S. government to respond to allegations that it violated the human rights of Anastasio Hernandez Rojas in 2010.

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