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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|

Commemoration of the Xococ Massacre

By: Laura Robinson (BTS Cooperant) On February 13th, I accompanied the Rabinal Legal Clinic and The New Hope Foundation School to what had been used as a clandestine cemetery in Xococ, a town outside of Rabinal. It was the 38th anniversary of the Xococ massacre during which the Guatemalan army [...]

2021-06-09T12:05:59-04:00February 19th, 2020|General blog, Report Backs|

Exciting cooperant program updates!

January 2020 is off to a great start with the beginning of Laura Robinson’s Community Development Cooperant placement at both the Rabinal Legal Clinic and the New Hope Foundation in Rabinal.  Over the next six months, Laura will support the Legal Clinic in the areas of research, communications and fundraising [...]

2021-06-09T12:10:53-04:00January 23rd, 2020|General blog, Report Backs|

BTS 2016 Delegation

Follow our blog during the 2016 BTS delegation and hear updates from participants during their two weeks in Guatemala. The 2016 BTS delegation members in Guatemala City.   Sunday, May 1 Kaleigh Kingsbury As we arrived to Guatemala I felt a warm embrace. The love and energy that [...]

2021-04-12T14:32:47-04:00April 26th, 2016|Delegation, General blog|

Jesus Tecu and Isabel Osorio

  Jesus Tecu and Isabel Osorio. For more than 10 years, the Maritimes-Guatemala Breaking the Silence Solidarity Network has had a relationship with Jesus Tecu Osorio and Isabel Osorio de Tecu and their family, in particular through the International Youth Internship Program as the network placed close to [...]

2021-04-12T14:34:10-04:00June 17th, 2014|General blog|

Blog Entry: March 12 New Hope Foundation

Blog for March 12th 2014 Read other posts. Community Bilingual Institute, New Hope, Rio Negro. ‘Maltioc’h’ ! Edgar Castro, principal of the New Hope Foundation School, welcomed our group with this greeting in the Achi language. We were tired and hot from the long bus ride on a [...]

2021-04-12T17:34:26-04:00April 1st, 2014|General blog|
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