Check out our 2018 Year in Review!

We presented our 2018 Year in Review at our recent Annual Gathering in Tatamagouche, NS. In case you missed it, check it out below! You'll find an overview of what we've been up to and what's going on in Guatemala. Thanks to all the volunteers who make our work possible [...]

2021-04-12T17:15:33-04:00June 2nd, 2019|Year in Review|

AJODER and Topacio Award Keep Her Dreams Alive

On Sunday, September 2nd, the Reynoso Pacheco family accompanied by BTS staff Lisa Rankin, traveled to Coban, Alta Verapaz to present the 2018 Topacio Reynoso Pacheco Award to AJODER (the Association for Development and Social Recovery). As always, the presentation of the award was a bitter-sweet moment, remembering Topacio and [...]

2021-06-07T15:22:29-04:00September 13th, 2018|General blog|

“Your struggle inspires us,” write members of the BTS 2018 Delegation

Participants in the BTS 2018 delegation wrote a letter in solidarity for members of the Xinka and community resistance at Casillas and the Constitutional Court, who are peacefully protesting against Tahoe Resources' Escobal Mine. The delegation met some members of the resistance in front of the Constitutional Court on May 16th. [...]

2021-04-12T18:16:44-04:00July 26th, 2018|Delegation, General blog, Signed Letters|

In her own voice: Speaking Tour with Sandra Moran in the Maritimes

Sandra Morán is the first feminist and openly gay Member of Congress to be elected in Guatemala. She is a member of the Convergence CPO-CRD Party which brings together feminists, students, farmers and Indigenous peoples. She is also a highly accomplished drummer. She is returning to the Maritimes thirty years after her first [...]

2021-06-07T15:29:57-04:00May 31st, 2018|General blog, Speaking Tour, Upcoming Events|

Day 8: Arriving in San Lucan Toliman

By Anissa Aldridge “How do I feed a family with 10 quetzales?” I asked a woman selling rice, beans and produce at the market in San Lucas Toliman. A smile lit up her face and with a twinkle in her eye she stood there with two of her small children [...]

2021-04-19T12:11:11-04:00May 17th, 2018|Delegation|

Day 7: A Day off in Antigua

by Maureen Larkin Today was our day off during the BTS delegation. We had a leisurely breakfast and set off shopping. Antigua is a drug for the addicted shopper. It's a tourist town: there are many beautiful sights to be seen and the streets are thronging with people and sellers. [...]

2021-04-19T12:11:21-04:00May 17th, 2018|Delegation|
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