Letters BTS has signed

2016 BTS Solidarity Statement with Sepur Zarco

Read our report backs from the Sepur Zarco trial here. Solidarity Statement with the complainants in the Sepur Zarco trial As the historic Sepur Zarco trial continues in Guatemala, the Breaking the Silence Maritimes-Guatemala Network wishes to express our solidarity and support to our strong and resilient sisters there who continue to work every day [...]

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Add My Name to Protect Women’s Lives

International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women — the Canadian government must take action to respect, protect and fulfill the human rights of women, both in Canada and abroad. Canada was one of the first countries to sign and ratify the United Nations Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against [...]

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Impunity Reigns, History Repeats: Anti-Mining Activist Survives Second Armed Attack

 TAKE ACTION! Impunity Reigns, History Repeats: Anti-Mining Activist Survives Second Armed Attack Thursday, October 22, 2015 Source: Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL) – Maritimes-Guatemala Breaking the Silence Network (BTS) – MiningWatch Canada – Network in Solidarity with the People of Guatemala (NISGUA) – Projet Accompagnement Québec Guatemala (PAQG) (Guatemala/Ottawa/Washington/Tatamagouche/Montreal) Forty-eight international organizations are calling [...]

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Minister of Foreign Affairs: Urge Guatemala to Renew the Mandate of the International Coalition Against Impunity in Guatemala – CICIG

http://www.ccic.ca/_files/en/working_groups/2015_04_21_Letter_Minister_Nicholson_renewal_CICIG.pdf See Plaza Publica article (in Spanish) about the continuation of CICIG here.

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Tahoe Resources’ Administrative Manager Detained on Charges of Industrial Contamination

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 Source: Maritimes-Guatemala Breaking the Silence Network – MiningWatch Canada – Network in Solidarity with the People of Guatemala (NISGUA) (Guatemala City/Ottawa) Monday, a Guatemalan judge denied bail to the Administrative Manager and Legal Representative, Carlos Roberto Morales Monzón, of Tahoe Resources’ subsidiary, Minera San Rafael S.A., and ordered him to pre-trial [...]

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