Tag Archives: Angelica Choc

Update and Resources of Resistances to Canadian Mining in Guatemala

By Lisa Rankin, BTS Co-Coordinator A lot has been happening over the past few weeks in Guatemala regarding community resistance to Canadian mining companies. Here I have complied some brief updates and links for further updates to keep folks informed. Please also take action following the link! As events are constantly unfolding, please check out [...]

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Solidarity Sign-On with Angelica Choc and Others

~Please distribute widely. Many of you know Angelica and she and others need your support now! Individual and organizational sign-ons needed! Dear friends, We’re looking for individual and organizational sign-ons to the attached solidarity statement that was put together following multiple attacks this past weekend against Angélica Choc in Guatemala and Máxima Acuña in Peru, [...]

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Press Release by communities in El Estor regarding trial of Mynor Padilla for murder of Adolfo Ich and injury to German Chub

Breaking the Silence has been accompanying both the victims of the attack by Mynor Padilla, including the family of Adolfo Ich Chaman who was murdered in the attack, and German Chub Cub who was injured. For the last year, BTS has also accompanied parts of the trial in Puerto Barrios, Guatemala. Translated from original by [...]

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Press Advisory: Ontario court orders Hudbay Minerals to disclose internal corporate documentation in Guatemalan human rights lawsuit

  Court’s ruling re disclosure of Hudbay’s documents Press Advisory Ontario court orders Hudbay Minerals to disclose internal corporate documentation in Guatemalan human rights lawsuit June 30, 2015 TORONTO – In a decision released today, the Ontario Court of Justice in Toronto ordered Hudbay Minerals to disclose extensive internal corporate documentation to the Guatemalan plaintiffs [...]

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Until we are all free: Pulling the roots of gender violence in Guatemala and Canada

Originally posted in the NB Media Coop. BTS Fredericton member Tracy Glynn gave this speech at the “Women on the Move Until We are All Free” rally in Fredericton on April 24, 2015. I’m a member of Breaking the Silence – a network of people in the Maritimes who began organizing in 1988 to support [...]

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