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Despite the demographic explosion of Latinos in the country, there are still many glass ceilings that need to come down for them in TV and in Hollywood. It is within this context of implicit bias and decades of stereotypes that denigrate Latina wisdom.
Is the role of Cataleya in Colombiana a symbol of independence and strength? Or is she just another example of Hollywood reducing Latinas to exotic stereotypes à la "cuchi-cuchi" Charo.