Edición Semanaria: Latino Border Entrepreneurs Survive the Pandemic

This story was produced as part of a large project by Jessica Bedolla, a participant in the 2020 National Fellowship. Her project is reporting on the impact of the pandemic in communities along the border. 

Her other works include:

(Español) Que la vacuna Covid esté disponible a trabajadores binacionales fronterizos

Edición Semanaria: Myths and Realities about Home Remedies to Combat Covid-19

Latino Border Entrepreneurs Survive the Pandemic: The economic crisis triggered by the pandemic has bankrupted more than a hundred small businesses in the border town of San Ysidro, California. With limited federal aid exhausted, some entrepreneurs are reinventing themselves and many more survivors are struggling due to lack of customers and are demanding the reopening of the border this Christmas season. Jessica Bedolla reports from San Ysidro. 

[This story was originally published by Radio Bilingüe.]