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  1. Three Indigenous Peruvians Killed In Amazon Basin Oil Company Protest

    11 Aug 2020- 09:16 by Local Press Report LIMA Explica Three indigenous people died Sunday after clashes with police while protesting in front of an oil lot run by a Canadian company, Peruvian authorities said. The Interior Ministry indicated that during t ...

    Local Press Report - 08/11/2020 - 09:30

  2. Giant Chile Copper Mine Charged With Water Misuse

    5 Aug 2020- 09:54 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SANTIAGO, Chile Mining giant BHP Billiton, operator of the world’s largest copper mine, Escondida, in Chile was charged 31 July with exceeding water extraction thresholds over the past 15 years. “The company, d ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/05/2020 - 09:54

  3. Lithium Production Threat To Fragile Atacama Flats

    29 Jul 2020- 12:41 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Reuters A top environmental judge in Chile renewed a call for a government-vetted water study to help stamp out lingering questions about sustainability that have cast a pall over Chile’s lithium-rich Sala ...

    Local Press Report - 07/29/2020 - 12:51

  4. Brazil Kicks-Off Contentious Water Privatisation Scheme

    29 Jul 2020- 12:44 by Local Press Report BRASILIA Global Finance Magazine With the Senate’s approval in June of the Water and Sanitation Framework Bill, Brazil kicked off a massive bidding process for the concession to run these services this and the comi ...

    Local Press Report - 07/29/2020 - 17:35

  5. Bolsonaro Vetoes Provisions Of Legislation To Aid Indigenous Communities

    14 Jul 2020- 10:32 by Local Press Report BRASILIA MercoPress Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday vetoed provisions of a law that obligated the federal government to provide drinking water, disinfectants, and a guarantee of hospital beds to ...

    Local Press Report - 07/14/2020 - 10:50

  6. Fitch's View Of New Brazil Water Regulatory Framework

    29 Jun 2020- 12:14 by Local Press Report SAO PAULO Fitch Ratings The approval of the new regulatory framework for the basic sanitation sector in Brazil poses challenges for companies in the sector, but should not pressure their ratings in the short term, ...

    Local Press Report - 06/30/2020 - 11:15

  7. Coping With Venezuela's Chronic Water Shortage

    29 Jun 2020- 12:10 by Local Press Report CARACAS Yahoo News Venezuela's water crisis is nothing new, but it's started driving residents to extraordinary measures. Critics of the socialist government blame chronic infrastructure failures on years ...

    Local Press Report - 06/29/2020 - 12:10

  8. Brazil: Another Step Towards Water Privatization

    25 Jun 2020- 11:29 by Local Press Report BRASILIA Terra Daily Brazil's Senate passed a bill Wednesday paving the way to privatize state-owned water and sanitation companies and attract more private investment to the badly languishing sector. The bill ...

    Local Press Report - 06/25/2020 - 11:29

  9. Human Rights Violations, Water Contamination Alleged At Colombia Mine

    25 Jun 2020- 06:04 by Staff- Water Diplomat LA GUIJIRA, Colombia The indigenous Wayuu communities of Colombia have launched an urgent appeal for the UN Human Rights Council to intervene in an alleged human rights crisis caused by operations of the Cerrejo ...

    Staff - Water D... - 07/03/2020 - 10:33

  10. How Medellin, Colombia Created Quality Public Spaces Around Neighborhood Water Tanks

    17 Jun 2020- 06:56 by Local Press Report Medellin Arch Daily Through their Sustainable Urban Interventions Department (DIUS), EPM, Medellin's public utility, analyzed 144 water tanks "based on aspects like usable land, population density, the ne ...

    Local Press Report - 06/17/2020 - 09:31

  11. "Theft Is Institutionalised" In Chile's Privatised Water Sector

    4 Jun 2020- 05:05 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Resilience In an interview, Rodrigo Mundaca, Agronomist and National Spokesperson of the Defence Movement for Access to Water, Land and Environmental Protection (MODATIMA), responds to the interview questio ...

    Local Press Report - 06/04/2020 - 05:05

  12. Paraguay, Argentina Will Benefit From Itaipu Hydro Plant Water Release

    18 May 2020- 08:39 by Local Press Report FOZ DO IGUACU Merco Press The world's largest operational hydroelectric dam, Itaipu Plant announced that starting next Monday, May 18, it will open its spillway to help Paraguay and Argentina, which are suffer ...

    Local Press Report - 05/18/2020 - 08:39

  13. Don't Be A Giant Sloth, The Poopy Water Will Get You!

    14 May 2020- 07:45 by Local Press Report QUITO Interesting Engineering A long, long time ago, during the Ice Age, a bunch of giant sloths met their collective end after, possibly, swallowing their own feces in a contaminated pool of shallow water, in what ...

    Local Press Report - 05/14/2020 - 08:10

  14. Brazil: Meat Processor Blames Water Supply System "Deviations" For Plant Shutdown

    2 May 2020- 11:42 by Local Press Report ITAJAI Just-Food Brazilian meat giant BRF is to temporarily close its domestic Rio Verde plant because of "deviations found in the local water supply system". But it has denied media allegations that the c ...

    Local Press Report - 05/02/2020 - 11:55

  15. Chile's Water Infrastructure Deficit

    28 Apr 2020- 10:01 by Local Press Report SANTIAGO Perishable News The water crisis affecting Chile and the rest of the world has had a severe impact on the agricultural industry, creating an urgent need for solutions and reinvention. The drought Chile has ...

    Local Press Report - 04/28/2020 - 10:01

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