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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|

Letter of Concern to Goldex Resource Cooperation

**Español adjunto Charles Ross, President & CEO James Ravannack, Director Goldex Resources Corporation 2300 - 1177 West Hastings Street Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 2K3 March 30, 2021 Dear Mr. Charles Ross & Mr. James Ravannack, The undersigned organizations write to you with concern about recent claims of illegal mining in [...]

2021-04-12T18:20:34-04:00March 30th, 2021|Signed Letters|

BTS Delegation to Guatemala – Day 11

November 20, 2019 By Laura Robinson Today we met with the Canadian Embassy in Guatemala with the goal of sharing the stories we had been trusted with during this delegation. After leaving Antigua yesterday, we spent the evening preparing questions in order to ask how the Canadian government was handling [...]

2021-04-12T18:07:07-04:00November 22nd, 2019|Delegation, General blog|

Canadian & US Embassies: Urgent Need to Support Human Rights Defenders near Tahoe Resources’ Escobal Mine in Guatemala

Near Tahoe Resources' Escobal Mine/ Photo: Giles Clark   (Lee en Espanol aqui) Ambassador Deborah Chatsis Canadian Embassy in Guatemala Ambassador Todd Robinson US Embassy in Guatemala August 21, 2017 Subject: Urgent Need to Support Human Rights Defenders following Suspension of Tahoe Resources’ Escobal Mine Licenses and Ongoing Peaceful [...]

2017-08-22T15:37:01-04:00August 22nd, 2017|General blog, Signed Letters|

Open Letter: Canada Needs to Break its Silence in the Wake of Reversals in the Rios Montt Genocide Case

December 16, 2013 The Honourable John Baird Minister of Foreign Affairs Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development House of Commons Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A Dear Minister Baird, We are writing to urge the Canadian government to take a stance on the ongoing case against Mr José Efraín Rios Montt, [...]

2021-04-12T14:04:27-04:00December 17th, 2013|General blog, Signed Letters|
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