Franco, 38, was a feminist lesbian Black woman and her murder is seen as a blow to Brazilian women’s rights activists and LGBTQ activists.
Marielle Franco started her career as a human rights advocate before entering politics as a member of the left-leaning Socialism and Liberty Party.
Protests were held in San Diego, where the prototypes are displayed, and in Tijuana, the closest city on the Mexican side.
A report found that 16 of those killed, including two children, were shot dead by security forces and that the actions by the military police “may amount to extra-judicial killings.”
Having headed an upset “No” campaign against the 2016 FARC peace referendum, Senator Álvaro Uribe was the leading vote-getter among all legislative candidates.
The 11 countries, which together add up to 13 percent of the global economy, include Chile, Peru, Mexico, Canada, Australia, Japan, New Zealand, and others.