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Report back: #NosDuelen56 Speaking tour with Mayra Jimenez of Ocho Tijax

Mayra Jimenez of Ocho Tijax spoke throughout the Maritimes from February 28th to March 9th, in lead up to the 2nd anniversary of the Hogar Seguro tragedy. She visited Fredericton, Sackville, Halifax, Antigonish and Tatamagouche, sharing the story of the 56 girls. The tragedy occurred on March 8, 2017. Police had locked 56 girls in [...]

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Overwhelming international support for Guatemalan communities resisting Tahoe’s Escobal mine

This past month, over 3,700 individuals took action in support of Guatemalan communities right to say “No” to Tahoe Resources’ Escobal mine. The action re-sent a letter delivered to Tahoe Resources’ offices in Reno, NV and Guatemala City by allies at the Progressive Leadership Alliance of Nevada (PLAN) and representatives of  Peaceful Resistance of Santa [...]

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Report-back: Speaking Tour & Annual Gathering with Sandra Moran

Thirty years after her first visit to the Maritimes, Sandra Moran returned to the East coast this past June, this time as BTS’ invited guest for our annual speaking tour. Sandra, who first visited the Maritimes as a member of the revolutionary musical group Kin Lalat, is an accomplished musician, an advocate for LGBTQ, women’s [...]

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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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