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.
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.
Also known as “the baby theft general,” Bignone was the last head of state of Argentina’s brutal 7-year dictatorship that ended in 1983.
Costa Rican President Luis Guillermo Solís labelled the pact as “crucial for the very survival of our species.”
The murder of the environmental and indigenous rights activist sparked worldwide outrage and placed pressure on the Honduran government.
Roberta Jacobson, who served the post just under two years, has more than three decades of experience in the region.