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Volcán de Fuego: Relief Fund
On June 3rd, Volcán de Fuego erupted, killing more than 100 people. Hundreds are still missing and thousands displaced. Donate to key organizations coordinating relief efforts in Guatemala.
Read the latest report from NISGUA, highlighting the work of community organizers in the Ixcán as they protect their lands and rivers from resource extraction.
Communities fight for justice for violence perpetrated by the Guatemalan military. Follow us for updates to emblematic cases prosecuting former members of the military for genocide and crimes against humanity.
For years, communities impacted by Tahoe Resources' Escobal mine have creatively organized to denounce its lack of social license. Now, they are maintaining a 24-hour peaceful encampment to protest the mine's ongoing presence.
Guatemalan activist and environmental defender Alex Escobar Prado joined us in 2017 on tour in the U.S. to exchange with other youth organizers for justice!
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Standing with communities as they defend their lives and territories against unjust trade policies and the violent imposition of resource extraction projects.

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In support of Guatemalans who seek an end to impunity and justice for crimes committed during the Internal Armed Conflict.

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Drawing deeper connections through international solidarity, linking communities in the U.S. and Guatemala in the global movement for justice and self-determination.

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Providing a dissuasive presence at the request of Guatemalan organizations and communities who are at risk for their work seeking justice for crimes of the past and defending their lives, culture and territory against the imposition of resource extraction projects.

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June 12th, 2018|0 Comments

Ayer, 54 organizaciones de Guatemala, America Latina, los Estados Unidos, Canadá e Europa entregaron una carta al embajador de los EEUU en Guatemala, Luis Arreaga. Las organizaciones expresaron su preocupación ante la intervención del gobierno de los EEUU acerca [...]

Fifty four Guatemalan and international organizations reject US intervention in Guatemalan mining case

June 12th, 2018|0 Comments

Yesterday, 54 organizations from Guatemala, Latin America, United States, Canada and Europe delivered a letter to the U.S. ambassador to Guatemala, Luis Arreaga. The organizations expressed their concern regarding the U.S. government's intervention in the case against Tahoe Resources' [...]

Volcán de Fuego erupts: Ways you can support

June 11th, 2018|0 Comments

On Sunday, June 3, the Volcán de Fuego erupted and has had catastrophic effects. We have been in touch with our partners, none of whom have been directly affected by the eruption. We're saddened by the immense loss of [...]

Grassroots Cinema: Join NISGUA this summer by hosting a community screening of 500 Years!

May 23rd, 2018|0 Comments

This summer, join NISGUA activists across the country in advancing conversations about international movements for social and environmental justice! We’re inviting our network to grow our capacity for cross-border solidarity by hosting a documentary film screening and discussion in [...]

“Defending Truth and Memory” – Photo exhibit travels to Las Cruces, New Mexico

April 27th, 2018|0 Comments

Documentary photographer Roderico Y. Diaz talks about the exhibit, “Defending Truth and Memory: The Path Towards Justice in Guatemala,” at the University Museum at Kent Hall on Feb. 1. (Photo by Maggie Adams / [...]

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