Tag Archives: Chimaltenango

BTS 2016 Delegation

Follow our blog during the 2016 BTS delegation and hear updates from participants during their two weeks in Guatemala.   Sunday, May 1 Kaleigh Kingsbury As we arrived to Guatemala I felt a warm embrace. The love and energy that filled the air as people waited to see their loved ones get off a plane [...]

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2014 BTS Delegation Blog: March 10 in Chimaltenango

For me, the journey to the rural Mayan villages of Labor de Falla, Cerro Alto and Bola de Oro on March 10 was one of reconnection. In 2011-2012 I worked as a BTS intern alongside the passionate and dedicated health promoters and midwives in these communities. During my time living and working in Cerro Alto, [...]

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2014 Delegation

From March 6-March 16, 11 members of the 2014 BTS Delegation traveled throughout Guatemala to meet with partners and learn about struggles of the past and present. As we began the delegation in Guatemala City, we began by learning about the long struggle for justice, and also the struggle to know the truth. The Guatemalan [...]

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2013 Breaking the Silence Delegation: Blog Updates Chronicle Tour

From October 20 – November 2, the 2013 BTS delegation toured Guatemala to meet with Breaking the Silence partners. This included organizations and communities in Chimaltenago, San Lucas Toliman, Rabinal, Rio Negro, Santa Rosa and Guatemala City. Read more about the delegation! Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 Day 6 Day [...]

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BTS Delegation Blog. Day 2 (Gabrielle)

We are awakened very early in the morning by the sounds of roosters, dogs barking and the loud buses picking up men going to work for the day. Although we are staying with different families, the wake up call was the same. After we were treated to a good hearty breakfast from our host families, [...]

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