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Climate change

Diversity determines destiny: Trócaire partners in Guatemala working to secure land and food supplies

Rose Hogan, Trócaire’s policy advisor on sustainable agriculture, reports from Guatemala on the global lessons that c...

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Guatemala

President of Ireland marks retirement of Trócaire’s Sally O’Neill

Yesterday, the President of Ireland, Michael D Higgins, marked the retirement of leading human rights advocate and ...

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Access to Justice

Land for 110 violently evicted Guatemalan families

As the sun rose on the Polochic valley 525 women, men and children belonging to various communities began a twelve hour ...

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Access to Justice

A testimony of survival and dignity in the face of genocide

A CIDSE delegation of European bishops and priests has travelled to Guatemala to show their solidarity with survivors of...

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Celebrating life in Guatemala one year on from the historic genocide trial

By Sally O’Neill, Head of Region, Latin America   “We truly believe that in order for peace to exist i...

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Reclaiming historic memory and public space in Guatemala

by Aisling Walsh, Guatemala   The 25th of February 2014 marked the 15th anniversary of the publication of ‘Memory...

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Access to Justice

Food Not Fuel: Evicted families in Guatemala still face an uncertain future

Manuel Laj Ical and his daughter Wilma at their house in 8 de agosto. Right: Juana Laj Ical finishing one of her handmad...

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Guatemala

The Gift of Safe Motherhood: transforming and saving lives in Guatemala

by Michelle Hoctor Small hands grab the breezy pink curtain which hangs over the low entrance door to the house of 57 ye...

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Climate change

Food Not Fuel – make your voice heard ahead of critical MEP vote

People are going hungry because crops are being used to fill our petrol tanks instead of feeding families.  Biofuel...

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Guatemala

Photo Exhibition – ‘The long struggle for justice in Guatemala’

‘The long struggle for justice in Guatemala’ is a photo exhibition highlighting Trócaire’s work on hu...

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Guatemala

The long fight for justice in Guatemala

By Sally O’Neill, Head of Region, Latin America   Sally O’Neill reflects on Trócaire’s groundbreakin...

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Access to Justice

Justice in Guatemala as Rios Montt found guilty of genocide

By Elena Hermosa, Human Rights and Governance A tense silence gripped the room as Judge Jazmin Barrios began to read the...

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Guatemala

Rebuilding homes in Guatemala

Last November, an earthquake struck the San Marcos region of north-western Guatemala, killing 41 people and leaving over...

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Guatemala

Women challenging oppression in Guatemala

by Lorraine Keane. My visit to Guatemala with Trócaire was a week of incredibly mixed emotions; delight at seeing how T...

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Guatemala

800 families fight for justice

When a sugarcane company recently decided to re-start its operations in the Polochic Valley area of Guatemala, it came a...

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