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.
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Canada's Shameful Exports
Fifty years of bloody conflict, economic greed, and environmental devastation.
How the Canadian Government Has Shamelessly Dedicated Itself to Mining Companies
Canadians are supposed to be the good guys in the story. Well, not anymore.
Coming in From the Cold
Pope Francis is restoring relations with Latin American liberation theologians.
Canada's Mining Dominance
Today, Canadian companies account for 75 percent of mining worldwide, and their practices are rife with abuse.
The Thorn Tree Resistance
Gold and silver mines in Guatemala are wreaking havoc on local communities. But the people, using nonviolent Christian action, are fighting back.
Can These Bones Live?
In Guatemala, 44,000 people were "disappeared" during decades of war. Now workers there seek to resurrect a buried history and human dignity.