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BTS FALL SPEAKING TOUR: We will not be silenced! The CCDA’s struggle for land justice in Guatemala

Join us for our fall speaking tour with Marcelo Sabuc Xalcut, National Coordinator of our long-time partner organization, the Highlands Committee of Small-Farmers (CCDA) in Guatemala. He’ll speak throughout the Maritimes from November 4-11th, 2018! Marcelo is Maya-Kaqchikel from San Lucas Toliman, Sololá and has worked for the CCDA since 2000. As a result of his [...]

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Our 2018 BTS Boat Tour is now sold out!

We are now sold out of tickets! Hope to see you next year! …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. Join Captain Andy Rankin and BTS friends on the Brown Eyed Girl for the BTS Boat Cruise Fundraiser on August 18, 2018.                     We will have a tour of the the coast of Western [...]

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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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Join us for the BTS AGM with Sandra Morán from June 15 to 17th

Join us Friday, June 15th @ 7pm to Sunday, June 17th @ 1pm at the Tatamagouche Centre! Facebook event here.  Register here. All are welcome to attend the Annual Gathering of the Maritimes-Guatemala Breaking the Silence Network, a human rights solidarity network. The Annual Gathering is an opportunity for inspiration, connecting with BTS members and hearing first-hand about [...]

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April 6, 2018: Screening of Finding Oscar in Antigonish

  First Friday Film – Finding Oscar Friday April 6, 7:00PM StFX Schwartz 215 In the Dos Erres massacre during Guatemala’s decades-long civil war, a young boy was spared, only to be raised by one of the very soldiers who killed his family. Nearly 30 years after the tragedy a dedicated team uncovers the truth [...]

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