PBI-Honduras and PBI-Guatemala accompany Indigenous communities opposed to dams

Peace Brigades International accompanies human rights defenders who oppose the construction of major hydroelectric dams that negatively impact rivers and Indigenous communities without their free, prior and informed consent. The Peaceful Resistance of Cahabón PBI-Guatemala accompanies the Peaceful Resistance of Cahabón which is comprised of Indigenous Q’eqchi Mayan communities. Telesur Read more…

PBI-Guatemala accompanies community that seeks return of its land now occupied by a Canadian-backed military base

On July 29, the Peace Brigades International-Guatemala Project posted, “Yesterday we accompanied the Chicoyogüito community in commemorating the eviction of their lands on July 28, 1968. The ceremony took place outside the Creompaz facilities.” CREOMPAZ is a United Nations training base for peacekeepers, located about 220 kilometres north-east of Guatemala Read more…