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Save These Dates: BTS AGM (Jun 23-25) & Delegation to Guatemala (Nov 3-17)

We hope to see you at our Annual Gathering at the Tatamagouche Centre from June 22-25, 2017! We’ll be joined by Sandra Lopez, Director of the New Hope Foundation, and other special guests. Come reconnect with other BTSers and hear about the inspiring work of the New Hope Foundation School in Rabinal! The school offers [...]

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European Report Features Tahoe Resources as a ‘Harmful Investment’, Reveals Billion Dollar Funds Have Divested

February 9, 2017 (Ottawa/Reno/Guatemala) Tahoe Resources is one of fourteen companies featured as a dangerous investment in the fifth edition of ‘Dirty Profits’ launched today in Hamburg, Germany and edited by the organization Facing Finance. The publication identifies two billion-dollar European pension funds that have divested from the company, the Netherlands’ Pensioenfonds (PGB) and Norway’s [...]

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Would you Walk or Run for Breaking the Silence?

Help raise funds for BTS Maritime- Guatemalan Solidarity Network by joining the Scotia Bank Charity Challenge 2017. It’s a fun, healthy and active way to support BTS! We are looking for a minimum of 10 people who will commit to walking or running the Blue Nose Marathon in Halifax.  This event is known as the “people’s marathon” because there [...]

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Breaking the Silence January Newsletter

Check out BTS’ latest newsletter for updates on our work and find out how you can support human rights in Guatemala!    

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BTS & other international organizations celebrate precedent-setting step toward justice in civil suit against Tahoe Resources in Canada for violence in Guatemala

  Hundreds of posters covered the streets surrounding the  Toronto Four Seasons where Tahoe Resources’ AGM in May 2016 (Guatemala/ Montreal/Ottawa/Reno/Tatamagouche/Toronto/Washington, DC) Canadian and US civil society organizations wholeheartedly welcome a British Columbia Court of Appeals’ decision that Vancouver is the preferred forum for a civil suit to be heard against Tahoe Resources concerning violence against peaceful opposition [...]

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