This dossier includes articles that analyze the constitutional and administrative legacies of the great Colombian experiment for the republics arising from its crsisis (Venezuela, Colombia, Panama and Ecuador) as well as its impacts in Peru and Bolivia, in the configuration of their representative governments; bolivarian imagination, its symbolism and representations as a myth of origins or as a colossal frustrated project; the problem of popular sovereignty as a founding and conditioning element of the republic; reconsidering tensions between centralisms and federalisms; connected exercises on National Hispanic American and American Portuguese experiments; and considerations about the political language of these emerging republicanisms.

Editors: Ángel Rafael Almarza Villalobos (Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolás de Hidalgo); Santiago Cabrera Hanna (Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar, Sede Eccuador); Georges Lomné (Universidsd Gustave Eiffel, Francia).