Day 6: Meeting Lucy

By Sophie Lavoie Day six involved quite a few hours of travel from El Estor, up through Río Dulce (the portal from Lake Izabal to the Carribean), and back down to Antigua. Luckily, our travel day was interrupted by a visit to Lucy Granados, a woman who was deported back [...]

2021-04-19T12:11:53-04:00May 13th, 2018|Delegation|

Day 5: Visiting El Estor

By: Jen Wambolt Photo credit: Jenn Wambolt Our fifth day was a one of celebration and commemoration since it was Mother's day and German’s birthday. It was also the 40th day after the death of Hector, Angelica Choc’s nephew, which is the day of the soul’s ascension. As someone who [...]

2021-04-19T12:13:04-04:00May 12th, 2018|Delegation|

Day 4: Hike to Pacoxom

By Anissa Aldridge On Tuesday, May 8th, the BTS delegation arrived in Rio Negro. The following morning, the group hiked to Pacoxom, where we gained a more in-depth understanding of the various massacres that took place in that area. Pacoxom was the site of the March 13, 1982 massacre in [...]

2021-06-07T15:42:06-04:00May 10th, 2018|Delegation, General blog|

Amaranth: Seeds of learning

By Sophie Lavoie The BTS delegation started off May 7th with a lovely breakfast of what would come out to be a fitting symbol for the day, the cooked leaves of the amarynth plant. As a hearty breakfast was distributed to the still sleepy members of the group on the [...]

2021-04-19T12:09:45-04:00May 10th, 2018|Delegation|
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