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Check out our 2017 Year in Review!

We presented our 2017 Year in Review at our recent Annual Gathering in Tatamagouche, NS. In case you missed it, check it out below! You’ll find an overview of what we’ve been up to and what’s going on in Guatemala. Thanks to all the volunteers who make our work possible year after year!

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Press release: Guatemalan Congresswoman Sandra Moran to speak throughout the Maritimes

June 18, 2018 (Halifax): Guatemalan Congresswoman, Sandra Moran, a remarkable advocate for LGBT, women’s and Indigenous rights in her country, will speak in a series of events throughout the Maritimes from June 18- 23, 2018. Ms. Moran is the first feminist and openly gay Member of the Guatemalan Congress, as well as an accomplished musician. [...]

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Report back: Nobel Women’s Initiative Delegation to Guatemala 2017

Report back for Guatemala Coordinator Lisa Rankin From October 25-28, I had the opportunity to accompany the Nobel Women’s Initiative during the Guatemala leg of their tour to Central America. The Nobel laureates and delegation members first travelled to Honduras, where they met with human rights organizations and government officials. Then on October 24, the [...]

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In her own voice: Speaking Tour with Sandra Moran in the Maritimes

Sandra Morán is the first feminist and openly gay Member of Congress to be elected in Guatemala. She is a member of the Convergence CPO-CRD Party which brings together feminists, students, farmers and Indigenous peoples. She is also a highly accomplished drummer. She is returning to the Maritimes thirty years after her first visit as a member of [...]

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

 

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