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Crisanta Perez Tour Follow Up

Many thanks to everyone who helped make Crisanta Perez’s tour in Canada a meaningful experience. Crisanta is an indigenous Maya Mam woman who has been struggling for the past 10 years to make Canada’s Goldcorp Inc. accountable for it’s gold mine in her backyard. Events in Ottawa at the time of Truth and Reconciliation Closing [...]

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Open Letter to Fredemi

      (version en castellano aqui) Tatamagouche, NS, Canada Sunday, June 14, 2015 Greetings from the Maritimes Guatemala Breaking the Silence Solidarity Network. BTS is a network that has been working for the past twenty five years to bring awareness in Canada about issues facing Guatemalans who are courageously working for justice. From June [...]

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Carta Abierta a Fredemi

(English version here)       Tatamagouche, Nueva Escocia, Canadá Domingo, 14 de junio del 2015 Compañeros miembros del Frente en Defensa de San Miguel Ixtahuacán Saludos de la red de solidaridad desde las provincias Marítimas de Canadá con Guatemala, “Rompiendo el Silencio.” Rompiendo el Silencio (Breaking the Silence-BTS) es una red que ha estado [...]

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Crossing the line for the land

First published in NB Media Coop http://nbmediacoop.org/2015/06/10/crossing-the-line-for-the-land-indigenous-land-defenders-share-stories-as-canada-passes-bill-c-51/ Crossing the line for the land: indigenous land defenders share stories as Canada passes Bill C-51Written by Tracy Glynn on June 10, 2015 Fredericton/Unceded Wolastoq territory – On the eve of the Senate passing Harper’s anti-terrorist Bill C-51, dozens gathered at a cafe in Fredericton to hear three [...]

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Been to Jail for justice?

First Published in Halifax Media Coop http://halifax.mediacoop.ca/story/been-jail-justice/33648 Crisanta Perez talks about her community’s struggle against Goldcorp and by default, Canada by MILES HOWE Over the past week, Crisanta Perez, a Mayan Mam mother and grandmother from the Western highlands of Guatemala, has been on a whistle stop tour of Eastern Canadian cities. Perez has been [...]

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