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Jill Replogle

Fronteras Reporter

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Jill Replogle is a Fronteras reporter in San Diego. She has been a journalist for more than 10 years, reporting from Central America, Mexico, and California.

She has produced radio and video features for PRI's The World, KALW (San Francisco), Current TV, and the Video Journalism Movement. Her print stories have been published in The Miami Herald,, The Christian Science Monitor and the San Francisco Chronicle, as well as in Guatemalan newspapers SigloXXI, ElPeriodico and Inforpress Centroamericana.

Jill has a bachelor's degree in geography from the University of Colorado Boulder and a master's degree in journalism from the University of California, Berkeley. She's covered everything from local and international politics, to crime and drug violence, to environmental and public health issues.

When she's not on the job, you might find her biking, scrambling up a rock somewhere, or otherwise exploring the outdoors.

Recent Stories

Mexico's Drug-Related Homicides Are Down But Not In Tijuana

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A University of San Diego report on drug violence in Mexico finds that homicides are down overall in the country, but the number of killings in Tijuana is up from 2012.

Tijuana Photo Exhibit Sheds Light On Homeless Deportees

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David Maung's photography exhibit, Luz Tenue, is an intimate portrait of the life of homeless deportees in Tijuana and Mexicali.

David Alvarez Supporters Analyze Loss In San Diego Mayoral Runoff Election

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San Diegans who pounded the pavement in hopes of bringing the city’s first Latino mayor into office gathered over the weekend to discuss why San Diego City Councilman David Alvarez lost the mayoral election last February.

San Diego-Baja Rail Line Has New Boosters

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Tijuana and San Diego business leaders are putting cross-border rail service at the top of their priority list.

Drought Forces Ensenada To Ration Water — And It’s Only Spring

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Due to a severe water crisis, many of Ensenada’s 320,000 inhabitants now only get water from their taps two or three times a week. The governor has declared a state of emergency because of the shortage.

Ensenada Declares State Of Emergency As Aquifers Dry Up

The severe drought affecting Baja California has forced Ensenada to ration water to residents and declare a state of emergency.

Mexico's Film Industry Sees Hope In Recent Hits

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Once a thriving industry, Mexican cinema has struggled to compete with the behemoth that is Hollywood. But some observers are seeing a renaissance in a string of box office hits and international awards for Mexican filmmakers.

Migrants Stage Second Protest At San Diego Border

Activists with the National Immigrant Youth Alliance, which organized the protest, said a total of 16 men and 15 children were detained on Thursday. Most of the adults were born in Mexico.

Downtown Tijuana Stages A Revival

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After a dozen or so painfully dead years for businesses in and around the city’s main tourist strip, Avenida Revolución, customers are starting to return to Tijuana, Mexico.

Border Patrol Limits Use Of Force Against Rock Throwers, Moving Vehicles

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The U.S. Border Patrol announced limitations on when agents can use deadly force against rock throwers and moving vehicles in an internal memo.

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