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Open call for project proposal for Trans-Territorial Table

Are you in the struggle to defend territory, community, and life? Do you create art to help us dream of other worlds? Do you write and research to articulate analyses and imaginaries of justice and resistance? Are you guided by love for your people, for the water, the air, the land? Then we invite you to apply to the [...]

Convocatoria abierta para propuestas de proyectos de la Mesa Trans-Territorial

¿Estás en lucha para defender territorio, comunidad, y vida? ¿Creas arte para ayudarnos a soñar mundos otros? ¿Escribes para articular análisis e imaginarios de justicia y resistencia? ¿Te guía el amor por tu pueblo, por el agua, el aire, la tierra? Entonces te invitamos a aplicar a la Mesa Trans-Territorial. Convocamos a organizadores, activistas, artistas, líderes o lideresas comunitarias, [...]

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NISGUA and solidarity organizations welcome congressional delegation on the real root causes of forced migration

A member of the community whose home was destroyed by the Escobal silver mine speaks with Representative Corie Bush during the delegation's visit to Xinka territories. Members of the U.S. Congress– Rep. Ilhan Omar (MN-05), Rep. Cori Bush (MO-01), Rep. Jesús “Chuy” Garcia (IL-04), and Rep. Jamaal Bowman (NY-16) – as well as representation from the office of [...]

Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere

Far away communities, one struggle. My name is Isabel Ruano. I was born in Guatemala City in the 70’s, in the middle of a siege during a war. I grew up in the Capital of Guatemala while the armed confrontations happened in the mountains and outside of the city. The children of families in the city who were not [...]

March Solidarity Update 2022

Dear friends, family, and comrades, As the year moves forward, NISGUA is happy to share that we are officially back in Guatemala! Over the last few months, we have been observing trials, commemorations, and accompanying different activities with our partners. Recently, social organizations, survivors, and victims highlighted the risk that the judicial system is under, this week another independent [...]

A Chronicle from February 25th

On February 25th, NISGUA was present at the march and commemoration held in Guatemala City for the National Day of Dignification for the Victims of the Internal Armed Conflict (IAC). This is an important day nationally for honoring the memory of those whose lives the Guatemalan state and military took during the 36-year-long IAC. Commemorations are also a key [...]

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