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Coronavirus in Texas

Texans struggle to find work in the Rio Grande Valley, where unemployment has nearly tripled

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic, limits on cross-border commerce and a downturn in the energy sector have hit the Rio Grande Valley's economy especially hard.

People cross the Mc Allen-Hidalgo International Bridge in Hidalgo.
Envelope with money in it

The impact on Texas’ economy

Loss of customers

"It wasn’t just a pandemic"

Fear and uncertainty

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