Thanks to the Atlantic Council for International Cooperation for hosting IDW 2021! You are invited to our International Development Week event! Join BTS Cooperants Laura and Indigo for an interactive Lunch & Learn about coffee, justice movements in Guatemala, and the ways that they’re connected. We’ll dive into the history [...]
November 17, 2019 By Ahmed Nassrat “My beautiful piece of peace Mataquesquintla will continue to flower when no hero who defends the earth has to die.” Topacio Reynoso It was quite touching to show up at the mural to find a group of youth working to refresh the mural which [...]
Reposted from the Halifax Media Co-op Political Crisis or Democratic Revolution? How coffee has sparked a shift in partisan politics in Guatemala by Jackie McVicar Maritimers may be familiar with Leo Juracan. When in exile from Guatemala, he toured Canada with the assistance of 'Breaking the Silence'. In Guatemala's recent [...]
Thanks to Projet Accompagnement Quebec Guatemala for these graphic Portraits of Resistance. Pablo Mateo tells his story about the genocide in Huehuetenango and the struggle for justice for genocide in Guatemala and Canada; Nuria Cordon Guerra tells her story of resistance since the time of Guatemala's conflict to today's [...]
Wednesday, June 25 at Timothy's World Cafe, 54 University Avenue, Charlottetown at 6:30pm. Timothy's will be launching the sales of "Breaking the Silence" Coffee. See other events here!
CCDA- Comite Campesino Del Altiplano- Highland Committee of Small Farmers About 9 am we left Guatemala City driving indirectly for 3 hours to the area of Solola, near Lake Atitlan. Enroute whole fresh coconuts were purchased for about 70 cents each, the milk being sipped through a straw. First stop: small [...]
Here is a collection of some more links for some of the topics we touched on in the e-bulletin! Genocide Cases Rios Montt Trial.org Plaze Publica (in Spanish) Mining Breaking News: Community Leader Daniel Pedro Mateo Kidnapped and Murdered in Guatemala After Kidnappings and Killings, Canadian Silver Mining Project Advances in Guatemala [...]