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January 2019 Newsletter!

Check out our latest newsletter, which includes exciting opportunities, upcoming events, Guatemala updates, network news, and more! Here’s a sneak peak!: Hopes for the new year – #NosDuelen56 Winter Art Exhibit & Speaking Tour – BTS partner meeting in Guatemala Read our January newsletter here.

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Letter of concern to Canadian government on the escalating constitutional crisis in Guatemala

January 21, 2019 – Thirty Canadian civil society organizations, including BTS, have sent a letter of concern to the Government of Canada regarding the escalating constitutional crisis, as well as the technical coup currently unfolding in the country.  Ms. Rita Rudaitis-Renaud Ambassador of Canada to Guatemala 3 Calle 8-44, Zone 10 Guatemala City, Guatemala cc: [...]

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Job Opportunity: Lead Volunteer Cooperant with BTS in Guatemala

—————–Ver más abajo para versión en español —————– Lead Volunteer Cooperant Start April 2019 if possible and no later than early June Ideally live and work in Guatemala City One-year contract position including international health insurance, return airfare to Guatemala, coverage of expenses (with the possibility of renewal of a second year) 37.5 hours per [...]

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#NosDuelen56: Global art exhibit tours the Maritimes

Beautiful portraits contributed by artists globally to honour the girls killed in the 2017 Hogar Seguro fire in Guatemala  Join us to commemorate and demand justice for the 41 girls killed and the 15 who were severely injured in a fire at the state-run centre for children and youth Hogar Seguro Virgen de la Asunción on [...]

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Urgent support needed for CICIG, anti-corruption body in Guatemala

Over the past six months, attempts by the Guatemalan state to remove the UN mandated Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala (CICIG) have continued. The Commissioner of CICIG remains outside of the country and is leading the investigative team by Skype. The Constitutional Court has routinely rejected attempts to revoke or deny visas to CICIG staff, [...]

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