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Catalina Jaramillo is a part-time reporter for StateImpact PA. She covers water issues in the Delaware Watershed. She was born and raised in Santiago, Chile, and has written for several publications in Chile, Mexico and the U.S. She’s a graduate of Columbia School of Journalism and has been a Fulbright and Metcalf fellow.

Latest by Catalina Jaramillo


‘I’m not gonna just walk away’: Philadelphia homeless encampment residents vow to stay as city deadline to vacate passes

For weeks, the Kenney administration has hoped the residents and their supporters would “decamp voluntarily.”

By Catalina Jaramillo and Ximena Conde/WHYY

Medical deportation threatened in case of Guatemalan patient at Jefferson Torresdale

Relatives worry he won’t be able to receive adequate treatment in Guatemala.

By Catalina Jaramillo

Company buying bankrupt Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery promises 18,000 jobs in next 10 years

“It’s projects like this, I believe, that will help jump-start our economy."
By Catalina Jaramillo

‘I want to be able to heal’: Kensington residents begin yet another recovery

Pastor Adan Mairena says it’s one thing after the other for Kensington residents, who have been disproportionately affected by the coronavirus.

By Catalina Jaramillo


How ‘Filthydelphia’ made Earth Day a thing

Without the work of Philadelphians, Earth Day may never have become a thing.

By Catalina Jaramillo

Nature scavenger hunt, anyone? The Franklin Institute starts with spotted lanternfly eggs

Since Monday and until Earth Day on April 22, the Franklin Institute is posting one or two photos per day of species that people can easily identify in parks near their homes.

By Catalina Jaramillo

‘We don’t feel safe’: Sanitation workers anxiously wait for city masks to arrive

Sanitation workers, who work in teams and pick up trash from hundreds of homes every day, said they are still working unprotected or with makeshift coverings like bandanas.

By Catalina Jaramillo
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