Reposted from the Halifax Media Co-op Political Crisis or Democratic Revolution? How coffee has sparked a shift in partisan politics in Guatemala by Jackie McVicar Maritimers may be familiar with Leo Juracan. When in exile from Guatemala, he toured Canada with the assistance of 'Breaking the Silence'. In Guatemala's recent [...]
Monday, June 23, 5pm at Cup of Soul Cafe, Elmsdale, NS Fair Trade Plus: Justice, Accountability and Coffee in Guatemala Come Hear Leocadio Juracan, National Coordinator of Guatemala’s Highland’s Committee of Small Farmers (CCDA), speak about the challenges and opportunities of fair trade. Read Leocadio's bio here. Check his itinerary [...]
Dimanche 22 de juin, Café Bobby Mcgee, 3215 Rue Ontario Est, 15h00 Projet Accompagnement Quebec-Guatemala (PAQG): Nous avons le plaisir de vous inviter à profiter d'une rencontre avec l'activiste guatémaltèque Leocadio Juracán, coordonnateur du Comité Campesino Del Altiplano au Guatemala, et principal promoteur du Café Justicia que le SLAM et [...]
"The Guatemalan economy is based on agriculture; those that produce it are rural indigenous campesinos... so, we produce the wealth, yet live in poverty, misery and hunger" - Leocadio Juracan. Hear what the CCDA is doing to combat this injustice and create long-term social change in rural Guatemala. Wednesday, June [...]
Wednesday, June 25 at Timothy's World Cafe, 54 University Avenue, Charlottetown at 6:30pm. Timothy's will be launching the sales of "Breaking the Silence" Coffee. See other events here!
BREAKING THE SILENCE NETWORK 25th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION FRIDAY, JUNE 27TH, 7 PM - SUNDAY, JUNE 29th, 1 PM Click here to download the registration form and return to kathrynande(at)gmail.com Because this BTS 25th Anniversary Celebration is a very special Annual Gathering, we expect participants from near and far, including members [...]
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Leocadio Juracan from the CCDA, Yolanda Oqueli from the communities in resistance of mining in San Jose del Golfo, and Carmen Tacam, indigenous leader from Totonicapan, amongst those chosen as El Periodico's People of 2012!