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  1. El Salvador Archbishop Denounces Water Privatizaton

    15 Jan 2019- 11:27 by Local Press Report SAN SALVADOR Independent Catholic News The Archbishop of San Salvador, Mgr José Luis Escobar, urged Salvadorans to vote responsibly in the presidential elections on 3 February. The Archbishop advised voters to choo ...

    Local Press Report - 01/16/2019 - 08:47

  2. El Salvador: Campaigners Fear "Creeping Privatization" Of Water

    26 Sep 2018- 06:49 by Local Press Report SAN SALVADOR The Guardian In May, the Salvadoran’s right-wing Arena party retook control of the national assembly and quickly made moves to put water under the control of the private sector. In June, right-wing pol ...

    Local Press Report - 09/26/2018 - 06:49

  3. More Protests In El Salvador Against Privatization

    7 Jul 2018- 12:55 by Local Press Report SAN SALVADOR TeleSUR Students and staff of the National University of El Salvador, or UES, gathered in front of the educational institution to protest against the possible privatization of drinking water in El Salva ...

    Local Press Report - 07/07/2018 - 12:55

  4. El Salvador Catholic Bishops Oppose Privatization

    14 Jun 2018- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador The Roman Catholic Episcopal Conference of El Salvador (CEDES) has  urged lawmakers to discard plans for privatizing water in the Central American country. A June 12 statement, entitl ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/05/2018 - 10:16

  5. UN Envoy Backs Water Warriors' Demands in El Salvador

    20 May 2016- 09:00 by Local Press Report SAN SALVADOR teleSUR Water rights defenders in El Salvador have garnered international support for their years-long fight for a proposed General Water Law as a United Nations envoy urged the country to adopt the la ...

    Local Press Report - 05/20/2016 - 09:00

  6. El Salvador's Water Warriors Fight for Right to Water

    16 May 2016- 08:52 by Local Press Report SAN SALVADOR teleSUR The fight to protect the right to water in El Salvador, the most water-stressed country in Central America, has been a long and uphill battle as social movements and progressive politicians run ...

    Local Press Report - 05/16/2016 - 08:52

  7. El Salvador Declares National Emergency Due to Water Shortages

    15 Apr 2016- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador Salvadoran President Salvador Sánchez Cerén on April 14th took the historicall unprecedented step of declaring a national state of emergency due to water shortages. The declaration co ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/15/2016 - 10:10

  8. Governments in Central America, Caribbean Issue Drought Alert

    24 Aug 2015- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador Governments of Central American and the Dominican Republic last week issued an official alert over severe drought in the region. Following a meeting in El Salvador on August 20th, the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/24/2015 - 10:06

  9. El Salvador Faces National Emergency Due to Drought: Official

    17 Jul 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador El Salvador faces a potential national emergency due to drought conditions, according to Jorge Melendez, director of the country’s Civil Protection Agency. Melendez said this week tha ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/17/2015 - 10:17

  10. NGOs Say 1.5 Million Salvadorans Lack Water Access

    29 May 2015- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador Some 1.5 million Salvadorans-- approximately 23 percent of the population-- do not have access to water supply, according to Carlos Flores, leader of the El Salvador Water Fund, an um ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/29/2015 - 10:16

  11. Mining Dispute in El Salvador Leads to Conflict

    16 Apr 2015- 09:11 by Local Press Report SAN SALVADOR Humanosphere A dispute in El Salvador between a multinational mining company, OceanaGold (aka Pacific Rim) and the government’s desire to ban mining due to documented risks of water contamination in th ...

    Local Press Report - 04/16/2015 - 09:11

  12. El Salvador’s ANDA Needs $534 Million to Resolve Water Problems

    25 Nov 2014- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador Officials at El Salvador’s National Water and Sewerage Administration (ANDA), which provides water and sanitation services to 40 percent of the country’s population, said last week th ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/25/2014 - 11:36

  13. Salvadorans Lack Clean Water Despite Big Companies' Access

    3 Nov 2014- 10:34 by Local Press Report NEJAPA The Guardian Ana Luisa Najarro’s neighbours include some of the world’s largest corporations. Down the street from her house, giant drinks manufacturers have set up a series of factories and warehouses, bottl ...

    Local Press Report - 11/03/2014 - 10:34

  14. Salvadoran and Honduran Officials Hold Talks on Goascorán River Project

    24 Sep 2014- 10:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador The Vice Minister of El Salvador's Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources, Ángel Ibarra, met with a delegation of Honduran officials last weeek for talks on restoration an ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/24/2014 - 10:45

  15. Panamanian Group Asks Inter-American Human Rights Commission to Investigate La Villa Contamination

    20 Aug 2014- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PANAMA CITY, Panama Panama's Save the La Villa River Committee has called on the Organization of American States’ Inter-American Human Rights Commission to provide the Panamanian government with recommend ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/20/2014 - 10:07