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[OPIRG-EVENTS] Guatemala Human Rights Talk: July 24
Reading and discussion by Professor George Lovell, author of "A Beauty That
Hurts: Life and Death in Guatemala"
Date: Tuesday, July 24th
Place: The Church of the Ascension, 253 Echo Drive (Rideau Canal at Pretoria
bridge), at 7:30 p.m.
Mr. Lovell's presentation will address the theme of the 2nd edition of his book,
"A Beauty That Hurts": the current political situation in Guatemala, with a
focus on human rights and the prospects for peace.
This event is being organized by the GUATEMALA SOLIDARITY COMMITTEE OF OTTAWA
(GUASCO). As part of a national network, Guasco works to sensitize the
Ottawa-Hull community to the challenges faced by Guatemalans in their struggle
for justice in the aftermath of civil war. Guasco's activities include Urgent
Actions, public education, and active recruitment of volunteers for
accompaniment in Guatemala.
For more information, please email: Guattawa_Info@excite.ca or call
For more information on Guatemala (including on volunteer accompaniment in the
country) please check out the Guatemala Canada Solidarity Network website at:
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