PBI-Guatemala attends exhumation by the Guatemalan Forensic Anthropology Foundation and CONAVIGUA

On October 6, the Peace Brigades International-Guatemala Project posted, “Last week we attended an exhumation with Conavigua Guatemala [the National Coordination of Widows of Guatemala] and Fundación de Antropología Forense de Guatemala-Fafg [the Guatemalan Forensic Anthropology Foundation].” Conavigua Guatemala adds, “The excavation and exhumation of 2 victims from the internal Read more…

PBI-Guatemala observes commemoration of the lives lost in the Hogar Seguro Virgen de la Asuncion shelter fire

On September 19, the Peace Brigades International-Guatemala Project posted on its Facebook page, “Yesterday we observed a ceremony in the central park to commemorate the 41 girls burned in the Safe Home.” PBI-Guatemala adds, “In addition to denouncing the violence against women and girls, the participants demanded the return of Read more…

PBI-Guatemala shares letter condemning murder of environmental defender Diana Isabel Hernández

On September 12, the Peace Brigades International-Guatemala Project posted on Facebook a letter (see below) and noted, “Organizations of the Americas condemn the murder of Diana Isabel Hernández, teacher and environmental defender in Guatemala.” The Mother Earth Women Association (the Asociación de Mujeres Madre Tierra) has explained, “Professor Diana Isabel Read more…