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Day 9 | Where hope lies: IMAC & CCDA (By Janette Fecteau)

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Day 8: Arriving in San Lucan Toliman

By Anissa Aldridge “How do I feed a family with 10 quetzales?” I asked a woman selling rice, beans and produce at the market in San Lucas Toliman. A smile lit up her face and with a twinkle in her eye she stood there with two of her small children as if wondering whether I [...]

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Day 7: A Day off in Antigua

by Maureen Larkin Today was our day off during the BTS delegation. We had a leisurely breakfast and set off shopping. Antigua is a drug for the addicted shopper. It’s a tourist town: there are many beautiful sights to be seen and the streets are thronging with people and sellers. According to Ron’s trusty Lonely [...]

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Day 6: Meeting Lucy

By Sophie Lavoie Day six involved quite a few hours of travel from El Estor, up through Río Dulce (the portal from Lake Izabal to the Carribean), and back down to Antigua. Luckily, our travel day was interrupted by a visit to Lucy Granados, a woman who was deported back to Guatemala by the Canadian [...]

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Day 5: Visiting El Estor

By: Jen Wambolt Photo credit: Jenn Wambolt Our fifth day was a one of celebration and commemoration since it was Mother’s day and German’s birthday. It was also the 40th day after the death of Hector, Angelica Choc’s nephew, which is the day of the soul’s ascension. As someone who suffers with PTSD, I know [...]

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