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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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2015 Alumni Delegation

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 [...]

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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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Bio: Isabel Osorio

  Isabel was eleven years-old on March 13, 1982 when her grandmother Juliana Chen, 50, died at Pak’oxom with her one-year old sister, as well as several cousins and aunts. Isabel was in the nearby village of Pueblo Viejo buying corn with her mother when the violence occurred. Her father was already hiding in the [...]

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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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