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Letter To the Canadian Government Re: Escalating Violence in Advance of Xinka Consultations

The following letter outlines our concern for the recent attacks against the peaceful Xinka resistance to the Escobal mine ahead of the pre-consultation. It was sent to the Canadian Government, including the Canadian Embassy in Guatemala, Global Affairs Canada, Cabinet Ministers, and the Organization of American States on March 30th, [...]

2021-04-15T14:12:33-04:00March 30th, 2021|Signed Letters|

PRESS RELEASE: Open For Justice in Cumberland-Colchester

Central Nova, Cumberland-Colchester candidates reply to questions re human rights abuses of Canadian companies abroad and support for Open for Justice campaign. Tories do not respond. The Maritimes-Guatemala Breaking the Silence Network (BTS) supports the Open for Justice campaign​​ ​​that seeks to ensure that people whose human rights have been [...]

2021-06-02T11:32:57-04:00October 13th, 2015|General blog, Press releases|

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. Directions:www.firstunitedchurchottawa.org/contact-us​ ​​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 [...]

2021-06-02T13:59:27-04:00May 22nd, 2015|General blog, Speaking Tour|

Open for Justice in Guatemala

Originally published in Now Toronto: http://www.nowtoronto.com/news/story.cfm?content=196486 By Rachel Warden Tanis Desjarlais, participant in the study tour. “What happened to Canadian compassion, to the Canada that accepted so many refugees in the 80s?” Nelly Rivera, from the Emmanuel Baptist Church in El Salvador, asked this question after telling us [...]

2021-07-05T10:38:52-04:00January 31st, 2014|Delegation, General blog|

United Church of Canada Study Tour to Guatemala Blog

http://www.kairoscanada.org/sustainability/resource-extraction/kairos-participates-in-study-tour-to-guatemala/study-tour-to-guatemala-blog/ Check out the blog that recounts the United Church of Canada Guatemala Study Tour. If you are concerned about the United Church of Canada investment in Goldcorp Inc., sign the petition to divest today: http://www.churchaction.ca/m_forms/view.php?id=10240

2021-07-05T10:39:49-04:00December 2nd, 2013|Delegation, General blog|

Naty Atz Sunuc, an Indigenous woman and KAIROS partner from Guatemala, to participate in the BC National Event of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) in Vancouver

Naty Atz Sunuc, an Indigenous woman and KAIROS partner from Guatemala, to participate in the BC National Event of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) in Vancouver September 6, 2013 by KAIROS KAIROS is facilitating the participation of Naty Atz Sunuc, a partner from Guatemala, as an international witness at [...]

2020-06-15T16:46:20-04:00September 12th, 2013|General blog|
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