Tag Archives: Rabinal

Open Letter to the Guatemalan Public and the International Community: Justice for Genocide in Rabinal

Open Letter to the Guatemalan Public and the International Community The Inter-American Court of Human Rights once again hears of acts of genocide committeed against the community of chichupac by the Guatemalan State during the Internal Armed Conflict in the municipality of Rabinal, department of Baja Verapaz Who could have imagined that the traumatic events [...]

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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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Update 2 from Kristine Johnston, BTS Volunteer in Guatemala

Update from Kristine Johnson, BTS Volunteer currently in Guatemala December 20, 2015 Hi everyone! This past week was pretty busy for me: lots of studying, day trips, and getting to know my host family. School went well and I got along great with my teacher, Rocael. The school I’m attending, called Proyecto LinguisticoQuetzalteco (PLQ) is [...]

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BTS Accompanier Report Back from Eliza MacLaughlin – August 2014

Guatemala City August 7, 2014 By Eliza MacLaughlin.  Eliza is BTS Accompanier with the ACOGUATE International Accompaniment Project. Eliza has been accompanying in Rabinal since she began her work with the project in May 2014. Eliza is originally from Prince Edward Island. A little more than 6 weeks has past since I last sent an [...]

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Jesus Tecu and Isabel Osorio

  For more than 10 years, the Maritimes-Guatemala Breaking the Silence Solidarity Network has had a relationship with Jesus Tecu Osorio and Isabel Osorio de Tecu and their family, in particular through the International Youth Internship Program as the network placed close to 20 interns with the Rabinal Legal Clinic and the New Hope Foundation [...]

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