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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.
WATER IS LIFE
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.
ON TRIAL FOR GENOCIDE
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.
PROTECTING LAND
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.
YOUTH LEADERSHIP
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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Communities impacted by mining deliver message of resistance to Tahoe Resources

August 15th, 2018|0 Comments

Today, the Peaceful Resistance of Santa Rosa, Jalapa & Jutiapa and the Xinca People's Parliament sent a letter to US and Canadian mining company, Tahoe Resources, and their Guatemalan subsidiary, Minera San Rafael, expressing firm opposition to their Escobal [...]

Comunidad internacional exige una investigación sobre el asesinato de activista del medioambiente Estuardo Quevedo

August 3rd, 2018|0 Comments

El 12 de julio de 2018, el activista guatemalteco Ángel Estuardo Quevedo, miembro de la Resistencia Pacífica en Casillas que exige el cierre definitivo de la mina de plata El Escobal, fue asesinado mientras viajaba por el municipio de [...]

International community calls for an investigation into the murder of Guatemalan Environmental Activist Estuardo Quevedo

August 3rd, 2018|0 Comments

On July 12, 2018, Guatemalan activist Ángel Estuardo Quevedo, a member of the Peaceful Resistance in Casillas which demands the permanent closure of the Escobal silver mine, was murdered while traveling in the municipality of Santa Rosa de Lima. [...]

2018 Speaking Tour: How to Stop a Dam with Indigenous Resistance

July 29th, 2018|0 Comments

In these times of intensifying repression and political upheaval, our social movements urgently need to share concrete lessons and strategies for organizing to defend land and life. The Latin American solidarity movement has a powerful contribution to make in [...]

Reflection: Defending Truth and Memory Photo Exhibit in the US/Mexico Borderland Region

July 24th, 2018|0 Comments

Former accompanier Kayla Autumn Myers writes about the photography exhibit, "Defending Truth and Memory." The exhibit traveled to Las Cruces, New Mexico, in February, 2018.  Visit our blog for more information about the exhibit and ways you can host it [...]

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