Crisanta Perez Tour Follow Up

Crisanta on the ferry from PEI to NS. In Charlottetown, Crisanta spoke along with Darcie Lanthier, of the PEI Coalition for clean water. Many thanks to everyone who helped make Crisanta Perez's tour in Canada a meaningful experience. Crisanta is an indigenous Maya Mam woman who has been [...]

2020-03-13T16:31:21-04:00June 29th, 2015|General blog, Speaking Tour|

Open Letter to Fredemi

      (version en castellano aqui) Tatamagouche, NS, Canada Sunday, June 14, 2015 Greetings from the Maritimes Guatemala Breaking the Silence Solidarity Network. BTS is a network that has been working for the past twenty five years to bring awareness in Canada about issues facing Guatemalans who are courageously [...]

2015-06-17T23:35:51-04:00June 17th, 2015|General blog|

Carta Abierta a Fredemi

(English version here)       Tatamagouche, Nueva Escocia, Canadá Domingo, 14 de junio del 2015 Compañeros miembros del Frente en Defensa de San Miguel Ixtahuacán Saludos de la red de solidaridad desde las provincias Marítimas de Canadá con Guatemala, “Rompiendo el Silencio.” Rompiendo el Silencio (Breaking the Silence-BTS) es [...]

2015-06-17T23:31:31-04:00June 17th, 2015|General blog|

Crossing the line for the land

First published in NB Media Coop Crossing the line for the land: indigenous land defenders share stories as Canada passes Bill C-51Written by Tracy Glynn on June 10, 2015 Fredericton/Unceded Wolastoq territory – On the eve of the Senate passing Harper’s anti-terrorist Bill C-51, dozens gathered at a cafe [...]

2015-06-17T20:43:43-04:00June 17th, 2015|General blog|

Been to Jail for justice?

First Published in Halifax Media Coop Crisanta Perez talks about her community's struggle against Goldcorp and by default, Canada by MILES HOWE "It's sad for me to see these Canadian companies who are exploiting more resources where people don't have land, and they're kicking people off their land [...]

2015-06-17T19:59:08-04:00June 17th, 2015|General blog|

Verdad, reconciliación y minería

Escucha Aqui: Entrevista con Crisanta Perez Reposteado desde Radio Canada International Por Luis Alberto Laborda | Miércoles 3 junio, 2015 , La explotación minera por parte de firmas canadienses en América Latina sigue sumando voces de protesta. La firma Goldcorp consiguió que el gobierno de Guatemala la autorizase [...]

2015-06-04T14:17:02-04:00June 4th, 2015|General blog|

Truth, Reconciliation and Mining: A Challenge by Mayan Women, First United Church

Truth, Reconciliation and Mining: A Challenge by Mayan Women Tuesday, June 2 at 6:30pm. First United Church Ottawa​ (347 Richmond Rd.)​; Easily accessible by bus.​ ​​S​​​ponsored by First United Church Ottawa, KAIROS, MiningWatch Canada, 2013 Mining the Connections Guatemala Study Tour. ​ You are invited to this even​t ​with [...]

2015-05-22T16:51:22-04:00May 22nd, 2015|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, [...]

2015-05-20T17:59:20-04:00May 20th, 2015|General blog|

Crisanta Perez at BTS Annual Gathering!

BTS is thrilled to announce that Crisanta Perez will be joining us for the BTS Annual Gathering at Tatamagouche Centre June 12-14. Please join us (register here)! Crisanta will also be speaking throughout the Maritimes. Agenda is below. If you have read or heard about Goldcorp's Marlin Mine, you know [...]

2015-05-11T23:29:52-04:00May 11th, 2015|General blog|
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