Jesus Tecu and Isabel Osorio

  Jesus Tecu and Isabel Osorio. For more than 10 years, the Maritimes-Guatemala Breaking the Silence Solidarity Network has had a relationship with Jesus Tecu Osorio and Isabel Osorio de Tecu and their family, in particular through the International Youth Internship Program as the network placed close to [...]

2021-04-12T14:34:10-04:00June 17th, 2014|General blog|

Leocadio Juracan in London!

FAIR TRADE IS MORE THAN A LABEL A community fundraiser to benefit the CCDA (Peasant Committee of the Highlands) in Guatemala. Leocadio Juracán, a founding member of the CCDA and long time activist for labour and agrarian rights, will speak about the importance of Fair Trade as a tool for [...]

2021-04-12T14:20:43-04:00June 11th, 2014|General blog|

Leocadio Juracan: BC Interior Tour 2014

Thanks to the amazing volunteers of BC CASA and Cafe Justicia, Leocadio will be traveling to meet some new and old friends in the BC Interior. Check out this amazing opportunity to hear about this long-term solidarity relationship between the West Coast and the CCDA! Read Leocadio's bio here. Check [...]

2021-04-12T14:20:33-04:00June 9th, 2014|General blog|

Leocadio Juracan June Tour

Watch this great documentary about the work of the CCDA! Read Leocadio Juracan's Bio Here. Leocadio is the National Coordinator of the Highland's Committee of Small Farmers, in Guatemala. June 8 - 15 in British Columbia (see full schedule here):  Organized by Cafe Justicia/BC CASA and friends. Wednesday, June 10: [...]

2021-04-12T11:12:21-04:00June 6th, 2014|General blog|

Registration Form for 2014 BTS AGM

BREAKING THE SILENCE NETWORK 25th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION FRIDAY, JUNE 27TH, 7 PM - SUNDAY, JUNE 29th, 1 PM Click here to download the registration form and return to kathrynande(at) Because this BTS 25th Anniversary Celebration is a very special Annual Gathering, we expect participants from near and far, including members [...]

2021-04-12T11:14:06-04:00April 8th, 2014|General blog|

Blog Entry: March 12 New Hope Foundation

Blog for March 12th 2014 Read other posts. Community Bilingual Institute, New Hope, Rio Negro. ‘Maltioc’h’ ! Edgar Castro, principal of the New Hope Foundation School, welcomed our group with this greeting in the Achi language. We were tired and hot from the long bus ride on a [...]

2021-04-12T17:34:26-04:00April 1st, 2014|General blog|

BTS Delegation: March 7

March 7th, 2014 Casa San Jose, Guatemala City (READ MORE POSTS FROM THE DELEGATION) Our first full day in Guatemala, and my mind is full of unfamiliar sounds and images. How to make sense of all this? I have to situate this new experience in relation to what I already [...]

2021-04-12T17:43:30-04:00March 24th, 2014|Delegation, General blog|

Service Learning 2014 Katrine Chiasson presents StFX service learning program assistant Susan MacKay with a token of appreciation from Guatemala, following a presentation on the trip during Immersion Service Learning presentation night March 12 at the Schwartz School of Business auditorium. Also pictured are Audrey Michaud (left), Kerry Berkvens and Michael [...]

2021-04-12T17:26:25-04:00March 24th, 2014|General blog|
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