Diplomacy at a Canadian Mine Site in Guatemala

  title={Diplomacy at a Canadian Mine Site in Guatemala},
  author={Caren Weisbart},
  journal={Critical Criminology},
  • Caren Weisbart
  • Published 9 October 2018
  • Political Science
  • Critical Criminology
This paper critically examines the Canadian government’s response to violent conflict at Canadian-owned extractive sites in Guatemala. Considering the trans/national-local context of a Canadian-U.S. owned silver mine in southeastern Guatemala, I piece together both the formal/overt and informal/banal ways that the Canadian government reneges on transparency related to government practice. To do this, I carry out a critical reading of hundreds of pages from Access to Information requests and… 

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