Solidarity Sign-On with Angelica Choc and Others

~Please distribute widely. Many of you know Angelica and she and others need your support now! Individual and organizational sign-ons needed! Angelica Choc has denounced the murder of her husband, Maya Q'eqchi' activist and leader Adolfo Ich, in Europe and Canada. Dear friends, We’re looking for individual and [...]

2016-09-22T23:56:56-04:00September 22nd, 2016|Current Events in Guate, General blog, Signed Letters, Urgent Actions|

BTS Mining Justice

[button link="" window="yes"]Calendar of Events[/button] [button link="" window="yes"]Articles & Resources[/button] [button link=""]Take Action![/button] 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 [...]

2015-09-16T15:54:46-04:00September 16th, 2015|General blog|

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|

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|

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|

Sipakapa is still not for sale…

Thursday, February 20, 2014 Sipakapa is still not for sale...Neither are San Rafael Las Flores, Nueva Santa Rosa, Mataquescuintla, Jalapa nor Santa Rosa de Lima. NISGUA: In 2005, the communities of Sipakapa carried out one of the first community consultations on mining in Guatemala, taking a stand against Canadian [...]

2014-04-08T17:57:39-04:00April 8th, 2014|General blog|

Sixteen Canadian and US organizations send letter of solidarity to Ejido Carrizalillo, Guerrero, Mexico

Sixteen Canadian and US organizations send letter of solidarity to Ejido Carrizalillo, Guerrero, Mexico Saturday, April 05, 2014 Esteemed members of the Ejido of Carrizalillo, Guerrero, Mexico: Greetings from the below-signed Canadian and US organizations. We would like to extend our solidarity in response to your brave decision to halt [...]

2014-04-08T17:50:30-04:00April 8th, 2014|General blog, Signed Letters|
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