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Day 4: Hike to Pacoxom

By Anissa Aldridge On Tuesday, May 8th, the BTS delegation arrived in Rio Negro. The following morning, the group hiked to Pacoxom, where we gained a more in-depth understanding of the various massacres that took place in that area. Pacoxom was the site of the March 13, 1982 massacre in [...]

2021-06-07T15:42:06-04:00May 10th, 2018|Delegation, General blog|

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|

Bio: Isabel Osorio

Isabel with 5 of her 8 children at their home in Pacux, Rabinal.   Isabel was eleven years-old on March 13, 1982 when her grandmother Juliana Chen, 50, died at Pak’oxom with her one-year old sister, as well as several cousins and aunts. Isabel was in the nearby [...]

2014-06-12T22:23:03-04:00June 12th, 2014|General blog|

Blog Post, Friday, March 14

Friday, March 14    READ MORE BLOG POSTS Thursday we hiked from Rio Negro to Pacoxom to attend the 32nd anniversary of the Rio Negro massacre where 177 women and children of the Rio Negro community were murdered and surviving boys were psychologically traumatized by being taken as slaves by the [...]

2021-04-12T17:33:02-04:00March 21st, 2014|General blog|

2014 Delegation

From March 6-March 16, 11 members of the 2014 BTS Delegation traveled throughout Guatemala to meet with partners and learn about struggles of the past and present. As we began the delegation in Guatemala City, we began by learning about the long struggle for justice, and also the struggle to [...]

2020-03-13T16:44:17-04:00March 18th, 2014|Delegation, General blog, Report Backs|
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