Catarina Santos was born in Portugal. She moved to London in 2011 to complete her BA in International Relations at Queen Mary University of London, England. She developed a particular interest for International Security and United States Foreign Policy.
She is fluent in Portuguese, English and Spanish. Her curiosity and passion for travelling led her to complete internships and volunteering work in different regions – Israel, Palestine, South Africa and South and Central America.
She is currently completing her MA in International Security at Sciences PO University in Paris, France, specializing in Latin American Studies and Defense and Security Economics.
This blog is a result of 6 months (Jan 2015 – Jun 2015) of Independent Research in Latin America. For more info, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.