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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

Suspect Arrested In Fatal Shooting Of Imperial Beach Official In Me...

Suspect Arrested In Fatal Shooting Of Imperial Beach Official In Mexico

Jan. 9
By Jean Guerrero

Mexican officials have arrested a suspect in the fatal shooting of Douglas Bradley, an Imperial Beach official who was on vacation in southern Mexico.

Fatal Shooting Of San Diego Area Official During Mexico Vacation Re...

Fatal Shooting Of San Diego Area Official During Mexico Vacation Remains A Mystery

Jan. 5
By Jean Guerrero

Douglas Bradley, administrative services director for the City of Imperial Beach, was on a surfing trip in Ixtapa-Zihuatanejo, Mexico, when he was fatally shot.

Homeland Security Practice Of Separating Children From Parents Trig...

Homeland Security Practice Of Separating Children From Parents Triggers Complaint

Dec. 29
By Jean Guerrero

Eight human rights groups are awaiting resolution on a complaint they filed against the Department of Homeland Security for the "fundamentally unconscionable" practice of separating children from parents in detention.

Asylum-Seeking Mother Crosses Border After Immigration Officials Se...

Asylum-Seeking Mother Crosses Border After Immigration Officials Separated Baby From Father

Dec. 29
By Jean Guerrero

Olivia Caceres, the mother of 1-year-old Mateo Fuentes, crossed the border Thursday through the San Ysidro Port of entry with her 4-year-old son, Andree.

San Diego Ports Of Entry Pause Entry Of New Asylum Seekers

San Diego Ports Of Entry Pause Entry Of New Asylum Seekers

Dec. 27
By Jean Guerrero

A spokesman for U.S. Customs and Border Protection said San Diego area ports of entry have reached capacity and "cannot bring additional people" into the installations "until individuals already at the port of entry are transferred."

Judge's Partial Lifting Of Trump Ban Gives Some Relief To San Diego...

Judge's Partial Lifting Of Trump Ban Gives Some Relief To San Diego Refugees

Dec. 26
By Associated Press, Jean Guerrero

After hearing heartbreaking stories of refugees who have struggled to reconnect with their families and listening to the plight of others who strive to leave dangerous situations, a federal judge said he would try to issue a ruling on a motion to block a Trump administration ban on refugees before Christmas.

Deported Veteran Returns To United States

Deported Veteran Returns To United States

Dec. 21
By City News Service, Jean Guerrero

A U.S. Marine Corps veteran deported to Mexico in 2002 after being convicted of animal cruelty returned to the United States Thursday.

Immigrants Rights Advocates Launch San Diego Rapid Response Network

Immigrants Rights Advocates Launch San Diego Rapid Response Network

Dec. 19
By City News Service, Jean Guerrero

Advocates, faith leaders, attorneys and immigrant families will gather Tuesday night for the launch of the San Diego Rapid Response Network, a coalition modeled after others in the state that aims to prepare for and respond to what organizers describe as inhumane immigration enforcement activities.

Father Seeking Asylum In U.S. Struggles To Reunite With 1-Year-Old ...

Father Seeking Asylum In U.S. Struggles To Reunite With 1-Year-Old Taken By Immigration Officials

Dec. 13
By Jean Guerrero

Jose Demar Fuentes said he fled El Salvador with his 1-year-old son, to seek asylum in the U.S. Immigration officials placed Fuentes in detention and sent his son 1,500 miles away.

Isabel Allende Discusses New Book, Trump’s Wall And #MeToo

Isabel Allende Discusses New Book, Trump’s Wall And #MeToo

Dec. 3
By Jean Guerrero

On tour for her new book, "In The Midst of Winter," the internationally renown Chilean author Isabel Allende sat down for an interview with KPBS.

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