Letter To the Canadian Government Re: Escalating Violence in Advance of Xinka Consultations

The following letter outlines our concern for the recent attacks against the peaceful Xinka resistance to the Escobal mine ahead of the pre-consultation. It was sent to the Canadian Government, including the Canadian Embassy in Guatemala, Global Affairs Canada, Cabinet Ministers, and the Organization of American States on March 30th, [...]

2021-04-15T14:12:33-04:00March 30th, 2021|Signed Letters|

Open Letter: Freedom for Anastasia and Petrona

Todos por Guatemala-All for Guatemala together with the Canadian organizations and people listed below, with great concern denounce the following to the national and international community: Article 35 of the Constitution of the Republic of Guatemala establishes that freedom of expression and the functioning of independent journalism are fundamental in [...]

2021-05-09T19:26:57-04:00October 25th, 2020|Signed Letters|

Building schools with cups of joe: Fiorito

National Coordinator of the CCDA, Leocadio Juracan, in Ottawa. First published in the Toronto Star: http.www.thestar.com/news/gta/2014/07/09/building_schools_with_cups_of_joe_fiorito.html Building schools with cups of joe: Fiorito Two Guatemalan co-op workers came here to see what we are doing with the coffee they produce. By: Joe Fiorito Columnist, Published on Wed Jul [...]

2021-04-12T14:18:59-04:00July 14th, 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|
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