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Baltimore’s Latino businesses, pummeled by the pandemic, are bouncing back

March 30, 2021

Edith Esquivel remembers driving home and trying to stay hopeful on the day she closed La Nueva Esperanza last year – the same day Governor Hogan announced the first stay-at-home order. Surely the shutdown was temporary, she thought. Soon the event-planning business she had operated for six years in Highlandtown, serving primarily Latino families, would reopen. But it would be months before she could restart the business – and even then, she took a huge hit in the absence of large-scale events and celebrations.

Article Source: Baltimore Brew

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