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Human rights abuses, fabricated charges, stolen land and “development”

Fourth in a series by Jim Hodgson Read the third post, here.  Granada Uno hearing reports. Photo Credits: CCDA Guatemala’s 1996 peace accords ended the civil war, but did not restore land to people displaced by conflict, or result in a plan for agrarian reform, or create a system for [...]

July 15th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

Popular education, social history: among the keys to defending Maya land

Third in a series by Jim HodgsonRead the second post here Many supporters of Maritimes-Guatemala Breaking The Silence Network (BTS) and other solidarity groups across Canada know Leocadio Juracán and the organization he has been part of since 1989: the Comité Campesino del Altiplano – CCDA (Highlands Committee of Small [...]

Where development and genocide go hand in bloody hand

Seven lay catechists and three priests murdered four decades ago in Quiché were beatified by the Roman Catholic Church on April 21, 2021. Among them was Fr. Juan Alonso (right), a Spanish missionary priest who served the parish in Lancetillo. Second in a series by Jim Hodgson Read [...]

June 29th, 2022|Categories: Defense of Territory, Delegation, Human security, Report Backs|Tags: , , , , |

Remembering Wilf Bean

Wilf (second from right) and BTS members and supporters on the 2016 Boat Cruise Dear BTS community, We write to you with full but heavy hearts as we share the news that on June 15th Wilf Bean, longtime BTS member and life partner of BTS founder Kathryn Anderson, passed on. [...]

June 20th, 2022|Categories: General blog|
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