Juggling Crises a Full-Time Job for Thai Envoy

When Thai Ambassador Snanchart Devahastin arrived in Ottawa nearly five years ago, he expected to settle into a relatively smooth posting.

Embassy Photo: Michelle Collins
Departing Thai Ambassador Snanchart Devahastin blames greedy politicians for his country’s political mayhem.
Michelle Collins
Published: Wednesday, 04/22/2009 12:00 am EDT

When Thai Ambassador Snanchart Devahastin arrived in Ottawa nearly five years ago, he expected to settle into a relatively smooth posting. Little did he know that Canada would be one of the most challenging of his career.

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