Basilia was preparing tortillas by the comal. The armed men took her husband out, and she knew that they were going to kill him, for his screams could only be of the kind of pain infl icted on someone who will not survive such violence. Her son was fearless and offered himself to the armed men as an exchange for […]
I. The Massacre: On May 29, 1978, members of the Guatemalan army shot indiscriminately into a crowd of Maya Q’eqchi’ campesinos who gathered in the town square of Panzos, Alta Verapaz to express demands for land they had long occupied. The mayor, Fabio Monzón, known for confiscating peasant property for his own uses, had already […]
Since 1989, Trees for the Future has developed several programs in several parts of the world to help rural communities who want to plant trees to improve their environment. We have helped in different ways, sometimes with the distribution of seeds, technical training in methods of agroforestry and with our development programs. Trees for the […]
(Español) Mural Colaborativo en Torola, Morazan 2010
(Español) La creación de proyectos de arte continua expandiéndose y llegando a nuevas comunidades. Este es el caso del proyecto de muralismo comunitario creado por niños y jóvenes en Perquin, Arambala, Segundo Montes y Cacaopera en Morazán, El Salvador; en Toronto, Canadá; en Guatemala: Huehuetenango, Rabinal, Cobán, Ciudad de Guatemala y en el proyecto que estamos por comenzar en Cocorná, Medellín, Colombia.