Register now for BTS’ AGM from June 15 to 17th. Featuring Sandra Moran

BTS’ Annual Gathering will take place in Tatamagouche, NS and will feature Sandra Morán, the first feminist and openly gay Member of Congress to be elected in Guatemala. For more info, visit us here.

#NosDuelen56: Solidarity actions for International Women’s Day and Throughout March!

March 8th, 2018 (International Women’s Day), marks the tragic 1 year anniversary of the Hogar Seguro fire, which claimed the lives of 41 girls and young women in Guatemala and left 15 others severely injured. Take action to demand justice now!

Lets keep on breaking the silence…donate today!

You are Breaking the Silence. And your donations help us to continue to build relationships of solidarity and friendship, speak out against injustice and be present when it is most needed.  Donate to our  fundraising campaign today!

If you have come here to help me, you are wasting your time. But if you come because your liberation is bound up with mine, then let us work together.

– Aboriginal activists group, Queensland, 1970s

Peace is possible – a peace that is born from the truth that comes from each one of us and from all of us. It is a painful truth…it is a liberating and humanizing truth…It is a truth that challenges each one of us to recognize our individual and collective responsibility and to commit ourselves to action.

– Bishop Gerardi, April 24, 1998

“Breaking the Silence means listening to those who’ve been silent for far too long, and once the silence is broken, it is amazing what you can hear.”

– Scott Zoltok, Intern at the New Hope Foundation (2012-2013)

Hay hombres que luchan un dia y son buenos. Hay otros que luchan un año y son mejores. Hay quienes luchan muchos años y son muy buenos. Pero hay los que luchan toda la vida: esos son los imprescindibles. 

– Bertolt Brecht

Day 12: Guatemala National Police Archives (Terri Pridham)

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Day 11: Visit to Chimaltenango & Arrival in Guatemala City (Margaret Greene)

 

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Day 10: Wrapping up our visit to the CCDA & then off to Chimaltenango (Ron Leitold)

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Day 9 | Where hope lies: IMAC & CCDA (By Janette Fecteau)

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Day 8: Arriving in San Lucan Toliman

By Anissa Aldridge “How do I feed a family with 10 quetzales?” I asked a woman selling rice, beans and produce at the market in San Lucas Toliman. A smile lit up her face and with a twinkle in her eye she stood there with two of her small children as if wondering whether I [...]

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