Denver Justice & Peace Committee Mining Delegation to Guatemala In Guatemala, hundreds of mining concessions have been granted to transnational gold, silver, nickel, and zinc companies, threatening the social and environmental health of rural populations. Delegation participants will visit the municipalities of Sipakapa and San Miguel Ixtahuacan in the department of San Marcos as well … Continue reading Go to Guatemala with DJPC!
To view a Power Point presentation of a Promesa Delegation to the village of Tesorito, please see below.
Two CAMINOS members traveled to Tesorito, Guatemala on a Promesa Delegation over the summer. Read about their trip, Promesa, CPRs, and the type of projects DJPC is involved in around Guatemala.
In light of upcoming legislation for comprehensive Immigration Reform, here is DJPC’s official position on Immigration, written by our Advocacy & Nonviolent Activism committee, and approved by DJPC’s Board of Directors: DJPC’s Position on Immigration: DJPC’s work for human rights, economic justice and lasting peace for Latin America affords a unique position from which to … Continue reading DJPC’s Position on Immigration
A new book was recently published titled Quiet Genocide: Insights on Guatemala. Etelle Higonnet edited this collection about the genocide in Guatemala from 1981 to 1983. This new collection contains translated materials from the UN Historical Clarification Commission, and other insights into the atrocities that occurred during the 1980’s. Follow this link to hear Etelle … Continue reading Quiet Genocide: Insights on Guatemala
The CAMINOS project of the Denver Justice & Peace Committee will host the national gathering of the Guatemalan Accompaniment Project (GAP), a project of the Network in Solidarity with the People of Guatemala (NISGUA). GAP provides international accompaniment to Guatemalan communities and human rights workers who live under daily threat as a consequence of their … Continue reading CAMINOS Hosts 2009 Gap Gathering
On Saturday, August 15 CAMINOS members got together at Prospect Park in Wheatridge for their annual summer picnic. About a dozen people and three cute dogs enjoyed food, friendship and a sunset walk along the river. Picnickers shared summer experiences: Jerry Stookey went to St. Louis for a family reunion; Connie Curtis visited the the east coast; … Continue reading CAMINOS members enjoy annual picnic