The Common Good

Emilie Teresa Smith

Emilie Teresa Smith is a Canadian Anglican priest and theologian living in Guatemala. She is co-president of the Oscar Romero International Network in Solidarity with the Peoples of Latin America.

Articles by Emilie Teresa Smith

Today, Canadian companies account for 75 percent of mining worldwide, and their practices are rife with abuse.
Gold and silver mines in Guatemala are wreaking havoc on local communities. But the people, using nonviolent Christian action, are fighting back.

In Guatemala, 44,000 people were "disappeared" during decades of war. Now workers there seek to resurrect a buried history and human dignity.