Catalina Botero is the Dean of the law school at Universidad de los Andes in Bogotá, Colombia, and founding partner of DeJusticia Colombia. She served as the Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression for the Organization of American States’ Inter-American Commission on Human Rights from 2008 to 2014 as well as Auxiliary Magistrate at the Constitutional Court of Colombia for several periods. Botero previously held a number of public and private nonprofit posts in Colombia. She is also a member of the awards committee of the Columbia University Global Freedom of Expression Prize. Botero received her law degree from Universidad de los Andes and went on to complete her postgraduate studies in public management, administrative and constitutional law, and human rights.
El libro busca hacer un balance de donde se encuentra América Latina en una serie de temas cruciales: desarrollo socioeconómico, seguridad y violencia, estado de derecho, crecimiento económico, integración regional y relaciones con el mundo.
O volume tem uma visão ampla dos recentes desenvolvimentos sociais, políticos e econômicos na América Latina. Ele contém seis ensaios, focados em temas salientes e transversais, que tentam construir um fio ou uma narrativa sobre a região altamente diversificada, destacando suas principais idiossincrasias e analisando para onde ela deve se encaminhar nos próximos anos.
The volume takes a broad view of recent social, political, and economic developments in Latin America. It contains six essays, focused on salient and cross-cutting themes, that try to construct a thread or narrative about the highly diverse region, highlighting its main idiosyncrasies and analyzing where it might be headed in coming years.