6 de marzo de 2019 (Halifax) – Del 28 de febrero a el 9 de marzo, Mayra Jiménez del colectivo 8Tijax ofrece charlas en gira por las provincias marítimas de Canadá sobre la lucha en curso por buscar justicia de 41 niñas y jóvenes víctimas muertas en un incendio causado dentro de un hogar estatal [...]
– Aboriginal activists group, Queensland, 1970s
If you have come here to help me, you are wasting your time. But if you come because your liberation is bound up with mine, then let us work together.
– Bishop Gerardi, April 24, 1998
Peace is possible – a peace that is born from the truth that comes from each one of us and from all of us. It is a painful truth…it is a liberating and humanizing truth…It is a truth that challenges each one of us to recognize our individual and collective responsibility and to commit ourselves to action.
– Scott Zoltok, Intern at the New Hope Foundation (2012-2013)
“Breaking the Silence means listening to those who’ve been silent for far too long, and once the silence is broken, it is amazing what you can hear.”
– Bertolt Brecht
Hay hombres que luchan un dia y son buenos. Hay otros que luchan un año y son mejores. Hay quienes luchan muchos años y son muy buenos. Pero hay los que luchan toda la vida: esos son los imprescindibles.
Comunicado de prensa: Mayra Jiménez habla a través las provincias marítimas de Canadá sobre el incendio ocurrido en el Hogar Seguro en 2017 y sobre el movimento por la justicia de género en Guatemala.
Press release: Mayra Jimenez to speak throughout the Maritimes on the 2017 Hogar Seguro fire and the movement for gender justice in Guatemala
Photo: Art exhibit honouring the 41 victims of the 2017 Hogar Seguro fire currently at Glitter Bean Cafe in Halifax February 27, 2019 (Halifax) - From February 28 to March 9, Mayra Jimenez of the 8 Tijax collective will speak throughout the Maritimes about the ongoing struggle for justice for the 41 girls and young women killed in a [...]
Applications are now open for the BTS Community Development and Human Rights Cooperant Program! Deadline: March 24, 2019 @ midnight BTS is seeking to create a team of 6-8 people who will serve as short and longer-term cooperants with our Guatemalan partners. Through this program, we hope to strengthen our Canadian presence on the ground in [...]
From Guatemala to Canada and beyond, it’s time to end state impunity for gendered violence! To commemorate the 2nd anniversary of the Hogar Seguro tragedy, we invite you to join our Maritimes speaking tour with Mayra Jimenez Flores of 8 Tijax. Mayra is a co-founder and member of the 8 Tijax collective, which was born [...]
January 31, 2019 - The Maritimes-Guatemala Breaking the Silence Network joins international organizations in expressing solidarity with Guatemalan communities in peaceful resistance to Kappes, Cassiday & Associates’ (KCA) Progreso VII Derivada gold project as the company brings a US$300 million arbitration claim against Guatemala to the World Bank´s International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) [...]