PBI-Ireland hosts visit by Mayan Q’eqchi’-xinka feminist Lorena Cabnal

The Summer 2019 Advocacy Group Update from Peace Brigades International-Ireland highlights a visit by Mayan Q’eqchi’-xinka feminist Lorena Cabnal. Cabnal visited Dublin from May 29-31. Cabnal is with the TZ’KAT Network of Ancestral Healers of Community Feminism from Ixmulew. The Peace Brigades International-Guatemala Project has accompanied Cabnal since 2006 and Read more…

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 the Peaceful Resistance of Cahabón in its struggle against dams

On August 13, the Peace Brigades International-Guatemala Project posted on its Facebook page, “This weekend we accompanied the Peaceful Resistance of Cahabón, visiting new communities that joined the resistance.” That post adds, “With them they strengthen their fight for the defense of the territory.” PBI-Guatemala has previously noted, “Many of Read more…