7 May 2013 - 11:01 by Local Press Report
1 May 2013 - 09:28 by Local Press Report
VANCOUVER (Market Wire) — Colombian Mines Corporation is pleased to announce that it has been awarded water diversion and discharge permits for the Company's El Dovio gold - polymetallic project.
30 Apr 2013 - 09:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CHILE, SANTIAGO — Jorge Rosenblut, the president of Chilean electricity utility Endesa, said last week that he expected news on the company’s $3.2 billion USD HidroAysen project in the next couple of months.
4 Apr 2013 - 08:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CHILE, SANTIAGO — A landslide has knocked out the water supply of 12,000 citizens of the town of Rovira in central Colombia.
29 Mar 2013 - 08:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
washington, dc, united states — Four Latin American governments were found to be giving away natural resources located primarily found in areas where indigenous communities live in an effort to increase economic development, ac
28 Mar 2013 - 07:35 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Colombia, CALI — Authorities in the Colombian city of Cali have signed a new Water Fund Agreement with environmental NGO The Nature Conservancy.
26 Mar 2013 - 09:54 by Local Press Report
19 Mar 2013 - 09:39 by Local Press Report
BOGOTA (International Rivers) — Colombian police and soldiers interrupted a peaceful protest by communities affected by Ituango Dam on March 14th.
18 Mar 2013 - 07:42 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Colombia, BOGOTA — Acueducto de Bogota, the water provider in the Colombian capital, last week offered assurances that the water provided to 9 million residents of the city and neighboring municipalities is fit for
8 Mar 2013 - 09:16 by Local Press Report
PUERTO GAITAN (The Jerusalem Post) — Amiad Water Systems, an Upper Galilee-based international water-filtration firm, this week signed an $8 million agreement to implement its technologies in a Colombian oil field. The company wi
7 Mar 2013 - 10:35 by Local Press Report
BOGOTA (Global Post) — Three simultaneous bombings on Tuesday interrupted electricity and water service in the Pacific port city of Tumaco, Colombian authorities said, blaming the attack on leftist FARC rebels. Th
6 Mar 2013 - 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Colombia, BOGOTA — Over the last 30 years, more than half of Colombia’s glacier mass has melted away due to rising temperatures caused by climate change, according to a new report by the Colombian Institute of Hydr
20 Feb 2013 - 08:39 by Local Press Report
PIEDRAS (Colombia Reports) — The Colombian branch of the South African-based gold mining conglomerate AngloGold Ashanti is taking the municipality of Piedras in the central Colombian department of Tolima to court claiming that
18 Feb 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Colombia, BOGOTA — Cundinamarca Governor Alvaro Cruz Vargas last week announced an investment of $212.5 million USD for water and sanitation projects to address water issues in the Bogota River basin.
15 Feb 2013 - 08:45 by Local Press Report
BOGOTA (ICRC) — Peter Maurer, president of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), today concluded a four-day visit to Colombia, the site of the ICRC's largest humanitarian operation in the Americas.&
13 Feb 2013 - 10:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
united states, WASHINGTON DC — Public-private partnerships (PPPs) are becoming more prevalent throughout the Latin American region, as governments look to expand infrastructure development and increase access to basic services
7 Feb 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Colombia, BOGOTA — The City Ombudsman’s Office has claimed that Colombian insurgent group the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) plans to launch a bomb attack on the water supply of the capital, Bogotá.
7 Feb 2013 - 08:31 by Local Press Report
TORONTO (Continental Gold) — Continental Gold Limited announced on February 6 that it has voluntarily initiated the process of relinquishing to the National Mining Agency 1,001 hectares of its mineral exploration rights
31 Jan 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Colombia, MANIZALES — Residents of the Colombian city of Manizales are suing the municipality and local water company Aguas de Manizales for suspension of services during the citywide water crisis of 2011.
29 Jan 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
QUITO, Ecuador — The snowcaps of Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Venezuela and Colombia have been melting at an unprecedented rate, with over 30 percent having disappeared in the last 30 years, according to new research pu
25 Jan 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Colombia, BOGOTA — Acueducto Bogota EAAB, theutility operating in the Colombian capital,is facing new controversy after expanding its services into waste management.
21 Jan 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
united states, WASHINGTON DC — Conservation-focused international non-profit Forest Trends released its “State of the Watershed Payments 2012” report last week.
21 Jan 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Colombia, BOGOTA — A prominent ecologist has committed to continue opposing mining companies at the Santurban “paramo,” (alpine tundra ecosystem), which was partially declared a national park on January 15.
10 Jan 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Colombia, BOGOTA — Hundreds of people are protesting against plans for the AngloGold Ashanti mining company to establish a gold ore processing plant in central Colombia.
8 Jan 2013 - 09:42 by Local Press Report
3 Jan 2013 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Colombia, BOGOTA — On January 1, Acueducto de Bogota, the water company providing services in the Colombian capital, re-assumed responsibility for billing and customer service, which had been carried out by private
20 Dec 2012 - 08:52 by Local Press Report
BOGOTA (Colombia Reports) — A $54 million USD environmental protection grant was approved on Wednesday as part the Colombia government's ongoing "conservation, restoration, and ecological education program," reported local
17 Dec 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
CHILE, ANTOFAGASTA — The RDTC Chilean consortium, a subsidiary of Spanish telecommunications, technology and infrastructure company the Ezentis Group, has won the contract to maintain drinking water and sanitation netw
14 Dec 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
QUITO, Ecuador — Ecuador is planning to inaugurate two new meteorological monitoring stations as part of the Adaptation to the Impacts of Rapid Glacier Retreat in the Tropical Andes (PRAA) program.
13 Dec 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Colombia, BOGOTA — Colombia’s National Health Institute (INS) has released the first drinking water quality report for the entire country.
13 Dec 2012 - 09:20 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Colombia, BOGOTA — An oil spill in the department of Tolima, in central Colombia,has required local authorities to turn off the drinking water for half of the 40,000 residents in the town of Melgar.
10 Dec 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Colombia, BOGOTA — A group of artisan Colombian miners is at the forefront of a movement to produce gold without the use of mercury, which can contaminate water and threaten public health.
7 Dec 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Colombia, BOGOTA — Bogota water company Acueducto de Bogota (EAAB) has announced that it will no longer sell water in bulk, a practice it says support unsustainable growth in the region.
6 Dec 2012 - 10:06 by Local Press Report
MEDELLIN (NY Daily News) — Colombian couple turns abandoned sewer into home for the past 22 years. Miguel Restrepo and wife Maria Garcia have fixed up their Medellin digs with a bed, kitchen, chair and even electricity.
3 Dec 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Colombia, CALI — EMCALI, the utility operating in the Colombian city of Cali, loses over half of its water supply due to lack of metering, water theft, and use of water for construction and other non-potable purpos
15 Nov 2012 - 01:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Colombia, BOGOTA — Colombia’s Superintendency of Industry and Commerce has confirmed that it sanctioned Acueducto de Bogota, the utility operating in the capital city, for abuse of its dominant market position.
25 Oct 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Colombia, CUCUTA — The Colombian government plans to liquidate the stock of Nule Group company Aguas Kapital Cucuta and sell it in order to settle debts to the company’s workers and other creditors, Judicial Liquidat
24 Oct 2012 - 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
Spain, MADRID — The Ibero-American Federation of Ombudsmen (FIO) will discuss issues affecting children in the region, including lack of drinking water and sanitation, and seek solutions to them during its meeting