2016 BTS Annual Gathering

Registration Form Here Join us June 24-26 at Tatamagouche Centre for our annual gathering and meeting. This year, we are happy to announce that Franklin Valenzuela from Jodvid will join us. He will also take part in a Maritimes tour before the gathering. Sunday, June 19 at Conserver House in [...]

2021-06-02T11:38:08-04:00April 22nd, 2016|General blog, Speaking Tour|

Tahoe Resources Continues to face Pressure in Guatemala and Abroad

February 3, 2015 Guatemala City by Jackie McVicar Today's hearing to submit evidence in the criminal case against Tahoe Resources' former head of security, Alberto Rotondo, was suspended until March 10 at 9am. Rotondo is accused of ordering private security to shoot 7 community activists who were peacefully protesting outside [...]

2021-07-05T10:49:25-04:00February 4th, 2015|Current Events in Guate, Defense of Territory, General blog|

Waqib’ Kej: Press Release – Once again, communities violated by the repressive government of Perez Molina

ONCE AGAIN, COMMUNITIES ARE VIOLATED BY THE REPRESSIVE GOVERNMENT OF PEREZ MOLINA To read the original statement in Spanish, click here. On the morning of August 14, the community of Monte Olivo in Cobán Alta Verapaz once more had their rights violated. This time, a large contingent of police forcibly [...]

2021-06-02T13:52:36-04:00August 16th, 2014|General blog, Press releases|

Lawsuit Against Tahoe Resources a Wake Up Call for Investors and Canadians

Photo of Escobal Mine: CPR Urbana Wednesday, June 18, 2014 Backgrounder here. Espanol aqui. Source: Network in Solidarity with the People of Guatemala (NISGUA) - Maritimes-Guatemala Breaking the Silence Network - MiningWatch Canada (Ottawa/Tatamagouche/Guatemala City) A civil lawsuit filed today in Vancouver against Tahoe Resources for negligence and battery [...]

2021-06-02T14:09:23-04:00June 18th, 2014|Defense of Territory, General blog|

“We don’t like Canadians.” By Stephen Law, originally posted in the Halifax Media Coop. Tale of indigenous-led resistance in Guatemala provides lessons for anti-fracking struggle at home by Stephen Law Resistence to industrial encroachment in Guatemala. Author Stephen Law sees similarities to the Maritime situation. (Photo: NISGUA - Network in Solidarity with the [...]

2021-06-02T14:06:59-04:00March 25th, 2014|Defense of Territory, General blog|
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