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BTS Resumes In-Person Visits: CCDA and IMAP

Meeting at the CCDA's office, holding publications of the CCDA's 2nd national agrarian congress. By: Lisa Rankin Last week, I had the opportunity to travel to Lake Atitlan and visit BTS’s partners, the Highland Small Farmers Committee (CCDA) and the Mesoamerican Institute for Permaculture (IMAP). One of [...]

2021-10-26T09:42:55-04:00October 26th, 2021|Human security|

Updates from BTS Partners

Highlands Committee of Small Farmers (CCDA) Our friends at the CCDA continue their incredible work of community organizing in response to the many challenges faced.  The end of 2020 brought on many difficulties with regards to the continuous violence and criminalization against land defenders.  The CCDA continues to provide support [...]

2021-04-12T08:54:08-04:00January 28th, 2021|General blog|

Report back from St. FX Delegation

Hello everyone! We've had some busy past few days here in Guatemala, we are all safe, well fed and we are learning so much. On Sunday we visited the CCDA, where we learned all about the economic and political involvements of this incredible organisation and also saw demonstrations of fish [...]

2021-04-19T12:23:23-04:00February 25th, 2015|Delegation|

BTS Delegation Blog- Day 9 (Marg)

After a peaceful night's sleep at the Pavorotti School, established by Rigoberta Menchu in the late 90's we were served breakfast on the patio, in bright sunshine overlooking beautiful Lake Atitlan. Our morning started with an exercise placing ourselves in a Guatemalan family atmosphere. After dividing into four families, we [...]

2021-06-08T08:55:30-04:00November 2nd, 2013|Delegation, General blog|

Comunicado de las organizaciones guatemaltecas miembros de la red Rompiendo el Silencio ante la sentencia por genocidio emitida contra el General José Efraín Ríos Montt.

Ciudad de Guatemala 16 de mayo 2013 Comunicado de las organizaciones guatemaltecas miembros de la red Rompiendo el Silencio ante la sentencia por genocidio emitida contra el General José Efraín Ríos Montt. En el marco del encuentro realizado por las organizaciones de la red los días 15 y 16 de [...]

2013-05-17T21:46:20-04:00May 17th, 2013|Current Events in Guate, Espanol, General blog|

Reflection: Becky McMillan at IMAP (2009)

"The seed is life, it is a gift from mother earth, and is sacred, for that reason there are ceremonies and there we share with our neighbours, so that mother earth gives us abundance, for that reason there are many practices and rituals for the seed. As much for corn [...]

2009-02-19T23:01:16-04:00February 19th, 2009|General blog|
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