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  1. Caribbean Development Bank to Support Belize Poverty-Reduction Fund

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    Local Press Report - 05/15/2013 - 17:43

  2. Brazilian Indigenous Community Threatens War With Government Over Dam

    A community of Amazonian indigenous people have threatened to “go to war” with the Brazilian government over construction of the São Luiz do Tapajós Dam. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/29/2013 - 20:44

  3. Dominican Utility Says It Cannot Guarantee That Water Supply Is Potable

    Neither the water distributed through aqueduct systems nor the water sold on the streets in the Dominican Republic has had the “levels of treatment required by national and international standards,” according to Alberto Holguín, director of the Dominican ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/05/2013 - 10:12

  4. Jamaica's Kingston, St Andrew Facing Severe Drought

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    Local Press Report - 04/04/2013 - 10:03

  5. Indigenous Leader Killed After Dam Protest in Panama

    4 Apr 2013- 09:25 by Local Press Report CERRO PUNTA World War 4 Report Onésimo Rodríguez, a leader in Panama's Ngöbe-Buglé indigenous group, was killed by a group of masked men in Cerro Punta, in western Chiriquí department, the evening of March 22 ...

    Local Press Report - 04/04/2013 - 10:03

  6. Uruguayan Officials Say Water Distribution Is Secure, But Defense Minister Calls for Plan B

    Uruguayan officials have hastened to reassure the public that the country’s water supply is secure, after the country’s defense minister last week called for a water contingency plan. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/04/2013 - 10:02

  7. Heavy Rains Cause Colombian Aqueduct Collapse

    A landslide has knocked out the water supply of 12,000 citizens of the town of Rovira in central Colombia. Heavy rains in the department of Tolima were responsible for the collapse of an aqueduct on March 31. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/04/2013 - 10:02

  8. Jamaica to Begin Hydropower Feasibility Study

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    Local Press Report - 04/03/2013 - 10:11

  9. Brazilian Utility to Invest $105 Million USD in Water, Sewage

    3 Apr 2013- 09:29 by Local Press Report CURITIBA Bloomberg Businessweek Cia. de Saneamento do Parana, a Brazilian water utility, will invest $105 million USD in water and sewage projects in the southern city of Curitiba through 2017. Sanepar, as the ...

    Local Press Report - 04/03/2013 - 10:11

  10. Conagua Releases National Flood Protocol

    Mexico’s National Water Commission (Conagua) has prepared a flood protocol, designed to mitigate flood risks in the country and reduce deaths, after floods took the lives of approximately 100 people in 2012. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/21/2013 - 21:52

  11. Pluspetrol Denies Responsibility for Peru’s Amazon Pollution

    Argentine oil company Pluspetrol Norte SA on April 1 denied accusations by the Peruvian government that its operations in the country’s northern Amazon region were causing serious environmental pollution. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/29/2013 - 20:44

  12. Brazil Announces $21.7 Million USD Water for All Amazon Program

    The Brazilian government has announced a new Water for All Amazon program that aims to provide over 50,000 residents in isolated Amazon regions who currently lack good quality drinking water, despite living along the river. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/29/2013 - 20:44

  13. Guyana to Spend $30.5 Million on Irrigation, Drainage

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    Local Press Report - 04/02/2013 - 10:15

  14. Chile's Atacama Desert Using Fog Catchers for Water

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    Local Press Report - 04/02/2013 - 10:15

  15. Pacific Rim Subsidiary Files Claims Against El Salvador

    Canadian mining firm Pacific Rim Mining Corp. on April 1 took the next step in its arbitration case against the Salvadoran government for halting the company’s work on the El Dorado gold mining project. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/16/2013 - 05:12

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