Get the latest updates from the BTS Maritimes-Guatemala Network and our partners in the March 2021 newsletter.
Written by: BTS Cooperant Indigo Christ Marking women’s history month and the one-year anniversary of the global pandemic, March has brought an acute awareness and action for the increase of gender-based violence in Guatemala over the past year. March also marks the arrival of the first vaccines to Guatemala and [...]
***BTS sent a contribution to support the costs of the commemoration, but our friends at the Project Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) have set up a GoFundMe page for the commemoration, the families and for the survivors. Update from 8 Tijax Collective We are at the gates of the [...]
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Press release: Global art exhibit honouring victims of the 2017 Hogar Seguro fire in Guatemala to tour the Maritimes
Photo: One of the commemorative portraits that's part of the exhibit January 31, 2019 (Halifax) - Beginning on February 1st, an art exhibit commemorating 41 girls and young women killed in a fire at the state-run centre for children and youth Hogar Seguro Virgen de la Asunción in [...]
#NosDuelen56 Solidarity Actions: Justice now for the 41 victims & 15 survivors of the 2017 Hogar Seguro fire
In lead up to the 2nd anniversary of the Hogar Seguro tragedy, we invite you to join us in commemorating and demanding justice for the 41 girls and young women killed, as well as the 15 who were severely injured. Almost two years later, this state crime remains in impunity. TAKE ACTION [...]
Report back for Guatemala Coordinator Lisa Rankin From October 25-28, I had the opportunity to accompany the Nobel Women’s Initiative during the Guatemala leg of their tour to Central America. The Nobel laureates and delegation members first travelled to Honduras, where they met with human rights organizations and government officials. [...]