The Guatemalan peace process will ultimately be considered successful if it contributes to reconciliation among the many participants in the armed conflict… . While international human rights norms and institutions clearly support uncovering the truth about Guatemala's bloody past, such inquiries call nto question the fundamental structures of military, political, and economic power in Guatemala.
Guatemala's Precarious Peace
David Holiday, a consultant and researcher based in Central America since 1991, currently works for a civil society strengthening project in Guatemala. He is the coauthor, with Tania Palencia, of Toward a New Role for Civil Society in Guatemala (Montreal: International Center for Human Rights and Democratic Development, 1996).
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David Holiday; Guatemala's Precarious Peace. Current History 1 February 2000; 99 (634): 78–84. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2000.99.634.78
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