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February Solidarity Update: ACAs suspended, updates from our partners, and a new volunteer opportunity!

These past few months have been full of challenges, victories, and continued perseverance. Continue reading below to join us in celebrating our wins, take action with us, and learn about the continued fight for justice for genocide survivors, land defenders, and all migrants and asylum seekers. Please also consider becoming a monthly donor with NISGUA and joining our team [...]

Termination of the ACAs! // ¡Terminación de los ACAs!

Three hundred community members organized by the ADH took over the Mesiilla check point on the Guatemala-Mexico border on August 9, protesting the "third safe country" agreement, systemic impunity & the invasion of their territories by extractive industry. Photo Credit: Departmental Assembly of Peoples of Huehuetenango (ADH) [español abajo] On February 5, 2021, the government of Guatemala [...]

Más de 70 organizaciones exigen que Biden revise la política exterior hacia Centroamérica

Read this page in english Al Honorable Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Presidente-Electo Oficina del presidente electo 1401 Constitution Ave., NW Washington, DC 20230 15 de enero, 2021 Estimado presidente electo Biden, La presente es para felicitarle por su victoria electoral y compartir algunas reflexiones y sugerencias en relación a la política estadounidense para Centroamérica, la cual [...]

More than 70 Organizations Call for Biden to Overhaul Central America Policy

leer esta pagina en español The Honorable Joseph R. Biden, Jr. President-Elect Office of the President Elect 1401 Constitution Ave., NW Washington, DC 20230 January 14, 2021 Dear President-Elect Biden, Congratulations on your electoral victory. As you prepare to take office, we wish to share our thoughts and suggestions on an area of foreign policy that [...]

#LaPazEsNuestroDerecho / #PeaceIsOurRight

Since Giammattei announced a series of decrees closing several institutions created to comply with the Peace Accords signed by the Guatemalan State in 1996, we have been echoing the demands of our Guatemalan partners and uplifting their actions and statements. We also express our concerns on this grave setback in the struggle for justice and respect for human rights, [...]

195 organizaciones denuncian los últimos ataques contra miembros de la Resistencia Pacífica a la mina de Escobal

READ THIS PAGE IN ENGLISH VISITA EL SITIO WEB DE FUERA MINA ESCOBAL 21 de enero de 2021 DIRIGIDO A: María Consuelo Porras, Fiscal General, Ministerio Público de Guatemala Augusto Jordán Rodas Andrade, Procurador de Derechos Humanos de Guatemala Sean McAleer, Presidente del Consejo de Administración y Representante Legal, Pan American Silver Guatemala, S.A. Michael [...]