On March 24th, 2021, the Rabinal Legal Clinic successfully appealed the decision made by now recused judge, Claudette Dominguez, on June 21st, 2019 in the case of the 36 Maya Achi women for sexual violence committed during the Guatemalan Internal Armed Conflict. Judge Claudette Dominguez was recused from the case [...]
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Written by: BTS Cooperant Indigo Christ Marking women’s history month and the one-year anniversary of the global pandemic, March has brought an acute awareness and action for the increase of gender-based violence in Guatemala over the past year. March also marks the arrival of the first vaccines to Guatemala and [...]
Canada has enough vaccines on reserve to vaccinate every Canadian five times over. Despite headlines of shipment delays, just over three of every 100 Canadians have now received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, (with the goal of having all Canadians vaccinated by September 2021). Canada and other [...]