Justice for the 36 Maya Achi Women: Report-Back on Speaking Tour with Gloria Reyes

By: Stacey Gomez, BTS Maritimes Coordinator From October 26-30th, lawyer Gloria Reyes of the Rabinal Legal Clinic spoke throughout the Maritimes on the case of the 36 women from Rabinal seeking justice for sexual violence committed during Guatemala's Internal Armed Conflict. As a member of legal team for the case, [...]

2023-06-16T17:55:48-04:00December 13th, 2019|General blog, Speaking Tour, Truth, justice & impunity|

Hundreds of Maritimers express solidarity with the Highlands Committee of Small Farmers in Guatemala

From November 4th – 11th, Marcelo Sabuc of the Highlands Committee of Small Farmers (CCDA) spoke throughout the Maritimes regarding threats against human rights defenders in Guatemala and the deteriorating political situation in the country. During the speaking tour, Marcelo visited 7 communities: Antigonish, Halifax, Wolfville, Sackville, Fredericton, Charlottetown and [...]

2021-04-14T09:43:35-04:00November 16th, 2018|General blog, Speaking Tour|

In her own voice: Speaking Tour with Sandra Moran in the Maritimes

Sandra Morán is the first feminist and openly gay Member of Congress to be elected in Guatemala. She is a member of the Convergence CPO-CRD Party which brings together feminists, students, farmers and Indigenous peoples. She is also a highly accomplished drummer. She is returning to the Maritimes thirty years after her first [...]

2021-06-07T15:29:57-04:00May 31st, 2018|General blog, Speaking Tour, Upcoming Events|
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