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  1. Latin American Countries Cooperate In Innovative Plan To Tackle Climate Change In Arid Regions

    2 Sep 2020- 07:00 by Staff- Water Diplomat RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil A new project was launched in August to enable people in the semiarid regions of Latin America to work together to share knowledge, address the climate crisis, and find more sustainable and ...

    Staff - Water D... - 09/03/2020 - 13:23

  2. Brazil: Favela Water Challenges Exposed By Virus Crisis

    21 Apr 2020- 11:40 by Local Press Report RIO DE JANEIRO The Rio Times Long-neglected water and sewerage issues in Brazil’s favelas have gained new attention amid the global Covid-19 crisis. In Rio de Janeiro, where over 24 percent of the city’s inhabitant ...

    Local Press Report - 04/21/2020 - 11:40

  3. Rio Governor Fires Water Utility Chief

    11 Feb 2020- 08:02 by Staff- Water Diplomat Rio de Janeiro, Brazil The governor of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil has dismissed the President of CEDAE, the State Water and Sewerage Company as the city’s weeks-long water supply and sanitation crisis shows little s ...

    Staff - Water D... - 03/03/2020 - 14:06

  4. Rio Police Investigate Municipal Water Contamination

    18 Jan 2020- 09:35 by Staff- Water Diplomat RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil Rio de Janeiro's State Water and Sewerage Company (CEDAE) has issued a statement that “all tests conducted show that the water is within the parameters required by the Ministry of Hea ...

    Staff - Water D... - 02/03/2020 - 09:13

  5. Amazon Fires Accelerate Glacier Melt Rate In Andes

    1 Dec 2019- 09:27 by Local Press Report RIO DE JANIERO BBC News Smoke from burning forests in the Amazon can intensify glacier melt, researchers say, fuelling concern about a water crisis in South America. The team found evidence that snow and ice was bei ...

    Local Press Report - 12/01/2019 - 09:27

  6. Another Brazil Mine Tailings Dam Close To Collapse

    20 May 2019- 06:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil Movement of the embankment of iron ore giant Vale SA’s decommissioned Gongo Soco mine pit near the city of Barão de Cocais has been detected by radar, the company has reported. It is pre ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/20/2019 - 06:34

  7. Water Disputes, Land Conflicts On The Rise In Brazil

    22 Apr 2019- 08:42 by OOSKAnews Info RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil The number of water disputes in Brazil rose by 40 percent between 2017 and 2018, with the number of affected families more than doubling, according to a new report. In addition, 2018 recorded the ...

    OOSKAnews Info - 04/22/2019 - 08:42

  8. Brazil Dam Disaster: Samarco Knew About the Danger Months in Advance

    2 Mar 2018- 12:56 by Local Press Report RIO DE JANEIRO The Guardian Six months before a dam containing millions of litres of mining waste collapsed, killing 19 people in Brazil’s worst environmental disaster, the company operating the mine accurately pred ...

    Local Press Report - 03/02/2018 - 12:56

  9. Brazil Sentences 8 In Olympics ISIS Terror Plot

    8 May 2017- 12:50 by Local Press Report RIO DE JANEIRO NBC News Eight men accused of plotting to attack the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on behalf of ISIS were sentenced Thursday. The men were found guilty in a Brazilian court of recruiting and pr ...

    Local Press Report - 05/08/2017 - 12:50

  10. South America Deal to Share Huge Aquifer Swamped by Politics

    25 Oct 2016- 12:29 by Local Press Report RIO DE JANEIRO Reuters Hailed as the gold standard for sharing natural resources, a landmark deal between four countriesto manage one of the world's largest aquifers has stalled, Brazilian and Argentinian offi ...

    Local Press Report - 10/25/2016 - 12:29

  11. Water Issues Remain for Rio Residents

    22 Aug 2016- 11:07 by Local Press Report RIO DE JANEIRO Associated Press Testing shows that the cosmetic measures that authorities took ultimately didn't reduce the risks. Environment Pollution Reputational Risk Sanitation, Hygiene & Disease Wate ...

    Local Press Report - 08/22/2016 - 11:07

  12. Brazil Sailboarders Slam Rio State

    16 Aug 2016- 07:05 by Local Press Report RIO DE JANEIRO Reuters Brazilian men's RS:X sailboarding finalist Ricardo Santos slammed the Rio de Janeiro state government for failing to keep promises to find lasting solutions to water pollution on Guanaba ...

    Local Press Report - 08/16/2016 - 07:05

  13. Tests Show Rio Water Is Dangerous to Drink, Touch

    3 Aug 2016- 08:45 by Local Press Report RIO DE JANEIRO Associated Press Just days ahead of the Olympic Games, the waterways of Rio de Janeiro are as filthy as ever, contaminated with raw human sewage teeming with dangerous viruses and bacteria. The most c ...

    Local Press Report - 08/03/2016 - 08:45

  14. Water Contamination Drives Up Costs, Makes Safe Water Scarcer: Study

    27 Jul 2016- 09:24 by Local Press Report RIO DE JANEIRO Reuters Contamination as people and agriculture crowd around water sources has hiked the cost of water treatment by 50 percent in some major cities, a study said on Monday, making it harder to provid ...

    Local Press Report - 07/27/2016 - 09:24

  15. Guanabara Bay Meets Minimum Water Quality Standards: Rio Government

    21 Jul 2016- 11:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil The government of Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro said this week that Guanabara Bay, site of the sailing events in the upcoming Summer Olympic Games, now meets minimum water quality standards. R ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/21/2016 - 11:43