Comunicado: Ombudsman de los derechos humanos para las empresas Canadienses podría ser un paso en la dirección correcta, dice RES

7 de febrero, 2018 (Ciudad de Halifax / Ciudad de Guatemala) Para la Red Rompiendo el Silencio de las Provincias Marítimas y Guatemala (RES), el reciente anuncio del nombramiento del Ombudsman Canadiense para la Empresa Responsable podría ser un paso hacia una mayor responsabilidad de las empresas, aunque su eficacia [...]

2018-02-07T13:08:30-04:00February 7th, 2018|Espanol|

BTS Mining Justice

For the past ten years, BTS has heard from Guatemala partners about the impacts that Canadian mining companies have had on their communities. We’ve heard about water sources drying up, contamination of water, land and air; we’ve talked with mothers who can’t understand why their kids are getting sick and [...]

2021-06-02T14:16:43-04:00September 16th, 2015|Defense of Territory, General blog|

Register Now For BTS AGM!

THE BREAKING THE SILENCE ANNUAL GATHERING Registration Form Here. FRI. JUNE 12TH, 7PM - SUN., JUNE 14TH, 1PM at TATAMAGOUCHE CENTRE JOIN INVITED GUEST CRISANTA PEREZ AND THE BTS COMMUNITY BTS friends, plan now to attend the Breaking the Silence Annual Gathering. After a wonderful celebration of 25 years last June, [...]

2021-04-12T11:09:18-04:00May 20th, 2015|General blog|

BTS Recruiting 2 Human Rights Accompaniers to Start May 1

Application Deadline: February 28, 2014 Position Start Date: May 1, 2014 in Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia Travel to Guatemala: May 25th, 2014 Six-month minimum, with possibilities for longer-term placements. Interested candidates should download the application form here, and submit a completed application together with their resume to btsaccompaniment[at] no later than [...]

2020-06-15T16:36:09-04:00February 6th, 2014|General blog, Job and Educational Opportunities|

Open for Justice in Guatemala

Originally published in Now Toronto: By Rachel Warden Tanis Desjarlais, participant in the study tour. “What happened to Canadian compassion, to the Canada that accepted so many refugees in the 80s?” Nelly Rivera, from the Emmanuel Baptist Church in El Salvador, asked this question after telling us [...]

2014-01-31T19:47:15-04:00January 31st, 2014|General blog|

2013 Fundraising Campaign

WATCH THE NEW VIDEO “WHY I GIVE” FEATURING BTS DONORS ON BREAKINGTHESILENCEBLOG.COM Click here to donate. Dear Friends, In 2014 The Maritimes Guatemala Breaking the Silence Solidarity Network will celebrate 25 years of solidarity work. Since 1989, BTS has been working with local committees and Guatemalan partners to support critical [...]

2013-12-13T16:07:38-04:00December 13th, 2013|General blog|

Donate Today!

Help us to continue breaking the silence... Read complete 2013 Fundraising Campaign Letter. In 2014 The Maritimes Guatemala Breaking the Silence Solidarity Network will celebrate 25 years of solidarity work.  Since 1989, BTS has been working in partnership with local committees and Guatemalan partners to support important work that addresses the [...]

2013-12-13T14:12:46-04:00December 13th, 2013|General blog|
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