Breaking the Silence has been coordinating delegations to Guatemala since the 1990s as an expression of solidarity and as a way to learn and share with our partners. Educational delegations are challenging and rewarding experiences for those who participate and are a tool for deepening our understanding of the complexities of community development and the role of international solidarity. Check out these blog posts from past delegation participants!

BTS Delegation to Guatemala – Day 5

November 14, 2019 By: Laura Robinson October 12th, 2019 marked 527 years since the discovery of America, however, this year also marked 527 years of Indigenous resistance. Resistance which the Committee of Small Highland Farmers (CCDA) engages in wholeheartedly.  The CCDA engages in the struggle for the protection of land, life, human rights, [...]

November 16th, 2019|Categories: Delegation, General blog|Tags: , , , , |

BTS Delegation to Guatemala – Day 3

November 12, 2019 By: Andrea Currie Once again, we awakened to a lovely day in this beautiful country that evokes such a mix of powerful feelings.  We are absorbing as best we can, the stories our partners here are telling us about the horrific trauma of massacres, sexual violence and enslavement the Maya [...]

November 14th, 2019|Categories: Delegation, General blog|Tags: , , , , |

Apply Now! 2019 BTS Delegation to Guatemala: Land Rights are Human Rights

Join BTS for our 2019 delegation to Guatemala from November 9 to 21, 2019. This year's thematic delegation will focus on our partners' struggles for the access and protection of land and territory. This delegation will be particularly timely as it follows the June elections in Guatemala, with officials taking power in January [...]

May 13th, 2019|Categories: Delegation, General blog|Tags: , |
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