What is going on in Guatemala?
In this episode, Alice talks to Dr. Alejandra Colom, a professor of anthropology in Guatemala. They talk about Alejandra’s recent book Dissidence and Discipline, which explores the reaction of Guatemalan elites when the country’s Commission against impunity (CICIG) starts to investigate them – how the organized private sector becomes split into those that align (and get “disciplined” and the dissidents), and the consequences either of those positions can have for its members on the individual level.
Find out more about Dr. Alejandra Colom here:
And here is her new book (in Spanish):