So the big day is just a few hours away! We’re very excited about it, and can’t wait to see all the participants that are going to make of this conference a day of discussion, of learning, debating and coming up with ideas for action and solidarity. A day to be remembered.
We have uploaded an updated version of the conference guide – latest version, with a few changes from the one uploaded some days ago.
And for all those who will be tweeting in the conference, or those who wish to follow a bit via twitter, and add contributions to it (comments, pictures, links), we suggest as official hashtag #GuateNGB. We hope to read some interesting tweets (as interesting as the ones we’ve been seeing recently).
We’d like to remind you to get there promptly, especially for those who’d like to attend to “A Beginners guide to Guatemala”. The first session will start at 9am, and we know the lunch session is very likely to be filled quickly, so don’t miss the early one!
We leave you with a couple of interesting links to check. The first is a powerful photo essay, by James Rodríguez, on the evictions of the mining community of La Puya. Yolanda Oqueli, one of our keynote speakers, is a key community leader and is featured in the article.
The second is a link to an interactive project covering the violence against trade unionists in Guatemala, by Camilla Capasso. The workshop Putting an end to violence and impunity in Guatemala: the trade union struggle, facilitated by members of the TUC and Banana Link, focuses in this area.