Hello everyone! We’ve had some busy past few days here in Guatemala, we are all safe, well fed and we are learning so much. On Sunday we visited the CCDA, where we learned all about the economic and political involvements of this incredible organisation and also saw demonstrations of fish farming, snail farming and water [...]
Breaking the Silence “Alumni” Delegation to Guatemala – Deepening and Strengthening Relationships 2015 In March 2015, a delegation of 15 BTS members will explore history, human rights and social justice in Guatemala. For the group, all of whom have already traveled to Guatemala through a BTS lead delegation in the past 25 yeas, it will [...]
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 [...]
After a peaceful night’s sleep at the Pavorotti School, established by Rigoberta Menchu in the late 90′s we were served breakfast on the patio, in bright sunshine overlooking beautiful Lake Atitlan. Our morning started with an exercise placing ourselves in a Guatemalan family atmosphere. After dividing into four families, we walked to the San Lucas [...]
Comunicado de las organizaciones guatemaltecas miembros de la red Rompiendo el Silencio ante la sentencia por genocidio emitida contra el General José Efraín Ríos Montt.
Ciudad de Guatemala 16 de mayo 2013 Comunicado de las organizaciones guatemaltecas miembros de la red Rompiendo el Silencio ante la sentencia por genocidio emitida contra el General José Efraín Ríos Montt. En el marco del encuentro realizado por las organizaciones de la red los días 15 y 16 de mayo en la ciudad de [...]