Spring Poqomchi’ recover ancestral lands.

By: Rony Morales

Life, virgin forests, rivers, flora and fauna, it is spring. The historical background of the Finca La Primavera in San Cristobal AV date to 1799.

There are already 215 years that Poqomchi’ families live in this estate, and since them they have been working on the farm, like “mozos colonos”. Since 2000 they were part of the primavera5organitation Verapaz Union of Campesino Organizations -UVOC-, and in this moment they initiated negotiations for the purchase of the property via the Land Fund.

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Kamolb’e: our wave radio with our soul Q’eqchi’

JUL 20

By: Rony Morales

With the dream of transformation of our reality, we are immersed in the department. In our communities, towns and villages there are many social problems such as limited access to education, health, food and access to land. Knowing that in our region we hade been excluded by the traditional media and we have little access to this media, the community council of Chamtaca and the collective UVOC met in 2006, and all together started our community radio, we call it Kamolb’e.