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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

San Diego-Tijuana Leaders Hope To Influence Trump's Border Policies

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San Diego and Tijuana officials and business leaders will meet Wednesday to discuss the region’s potential to influence President-elect Donald Trump’s border and immigration policies.

Tijuana Gas Protests Temporarily Shut Down Southbound Vehicle Border Crossing

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San Ysidro's southbound vehicle lanes into Mexico were closed due to protests of rising gas prices in Tijuana on Saturday and Sunday.

Activists Help Young Immigrants Plan For Trump's Administration

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San Diego activists launched a campaign to prepare young immigrants for Trump's possible revocation of DACA, an immigration program benefiting thousands of them.

Advocates Call On San Diego Mayor To Take Action On Homelessness

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A petition containing more than 1,100 signatures calling for the city of San Diego to stop penalizing the homeless was submitted to Mayor Kevin Faulconer Tuesday.

Tijuana Homicides Reach Record Level In 2016

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Tijuana saw more than 900 homicides in 2016, surpassing a previous record of 844 in 2008.

Artists Aim To Make Border Fence 'Beautiful'

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Artists from the United States and Mexico are painting an extensive mural on the border fence in Tijuana, focusing on bright, uplifting scenery and positive messages.

Volunteers Drop Water And Warmth For Migrants In Desert

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More than 200 volunteers participated in an effort to save migrants' lives by leaving water and winter clothing in the desert near the border.

Death At The Border: A Quixotic Immigrant Forges A Humanitarian Path

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A 62-year-old Chula Vista resident launched a quest to rescue dying migrants and to recover their remains in the desert near the U.S.-Mexico border.

Death At The Border: Danger Stalks Search Group In The Desert

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San Diego-based volunteers who search for dead or dying migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border face rising dangers of their own.

Death At The Border: A Brother's Fatal Journey Inspires Altruism

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After his brother died in the Arizona desert, a Fallbrook immigrant started a nonprofit to search for dead or dying migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border.

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