El Paso hotelier Marco Ortega says the devastation the coronavirus outbreak has inflicted on the hotel industry “isn’t even comparable” to the financial impact of 9/11, the 2008 recession and government shutdown combined. It’s worse.

One bright spot as the COVID-19 outbreak continues to pummel markets and the world economy: plunging gasoline prices.

El Pasoans, many at home in an effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus, took to social media Thursday morning with a question: Did anyone else feel the ground shake?

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