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  1. Ten Percent of Earth's Biodiversity Depends on Colombia's Water

    1 Sep 2016- 04:47 by Local Press Report ARLINGTON, VA PRWeb To raise awareness around the dire importance of water conservation during international World Water Week, Rare is partnering with Colombia’s largest media organization, to execute an in-country ...

    Local Press Report - 09/01/2016 - 08:49

  2. Colombian Constitutional Court Affirms Right to Healthy Environment, Water in Mining Case

    22 Aug 2016- 11:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BOGOTA, Colombia Colombia’s Constitutional Court last week gave mining company Minas Paz de Oro a six-month deadline to put in place policies to prevent serious environmental contamination in Boyaca department ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/22/2016 - 11:07

  3. Xylem Opens New Pump Rental Facilities in Latin America

    12 Aug 2016- 05:39 by Local Press Report BARRANQUILLA World Pumps The company has just opened its newest dewatering pump rental facility in Barranquilla, Colombia. Xylem opened a new rental hub in Pará, Brazil in April 2016, and another in Chiclayo, Peru ...

    Local Press Report - 08/12/2016 - 05:39

  4. After Drought, Colombian Coffee Growers Brace for La Niña Rains

    8 Aug 2016- 10:56 by Local Press Report BOGOTA Reuters The annual coffee crop withered earlier this year because of Colombia's devastating El Niño drought. But now something even worse is on its way-- torrential rains and roya leaf rust, a fungus ...

    Local Press Report - 08/08/2016 - 10:56

  5. "Water Train" Supplies Colombia's Alta Guajira Region

    26 Jul 2016- 08:48 by Local Press Report ALBANIA EFE A "water train" travels regularly along the railway between La Mina and Puerto Bolivar, bringing the precious liquid to dozens of towns to help alleviate the drought besetting the residents of ...

    Local Press Report - 07/26/2016 - 08:48

  6. Colombia Pilots Community-Based Basin Report Card

    11 Jul 2016- 10:11 by Local Press Report CAMBRIDGE, MD WWF World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES), along with local partners, released the Colombian Orinoco River Basin Report Card-- the first of ...

    Local Press Report - 07/11/2016 - 10:11

  7. UN Calls on International Community to Build Resilience, Food Security in Central America

    1 Jul 2016- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ROME, Italy The international community must take urgent action to build resilience to ensure food security and restore livelihoods in drought-stricken regions of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, senior ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/01/2016 - 10:07

  8. IADB Approves $400 Million USD Loan for Colombia

    1 Jul 2016- 09:11 by Local Press Report WASHINGTON, DC Finance Colombia The Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) approved a $400 million USD loan for Colombia to improve its infrastructure. The loan is specifically marked to help encourage private ...

    Local Press Report - 07/01/2016 - 09:11

  9. Colombia to Offer Tax Incentives for Infrastructure, Social Services

    28 Jun 2016- 09:29 by Local Press Report BOGOTA Reuters Colombia will offer tax incentives to companies that get involved in infrastructure and social service projects in areas left underdeveloped or scarred by the country’s 50-year armed conflict, a ...

    Local Press Report - 06/28/2016 - 09:29

  10. EC Provides $15 Million to Help Caribbean Nations Cope With Drought

    31 May 2016- 10:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium The European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection Department (ECHO) is providing $15.5 million USD to help Haiti, the Dominican Republic and Cuba cope with ongoing drought. The ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/31/2016 - 10:15

  11. Venezuela Makes Changes to Electricity Rationing Plan

    24 May 2016- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CARACAS, Venezuela The Venezuelan government on May 22nd adopted changes to the electricity rationing plan it launched late last month due to drought-induced water shortages that threatened hydropower ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/24/2016 - 10:12

  12. Drought-Stricken Colombia Now Prepares for Extreme Rainfall

    19 May 2016- 09:09 by Local Press Report BOGOTA Q Costa Rica Colombia is preparing itself for extreme levels of rainfall due to weather phenomenon La Niña following months of extreme drought caused by El Niño. Climate Environment Bogota Colombia ...

    Local Press Report - 05/19/2016 - 09:09

  13. Colombian Ombudsman Highlights “Critical Situation” of Child Malnutrition in Indigenous Communities

    12 May 2016- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BOGOTA, Colombia The Colombian Ombudsman's Office warned this week of a "critical situation" with regard to child malnutrition in a number of indigenous communities in the eastern Orinoquia ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/12/2016 - 10:25

  14. New Colombia Resources to Build Reservoir Near Colombia's New Disney Theme Park

    6 May 2016- 09:03 by Local Press Report GIRARDOT PR Newswire New Colombia Resources, Inc., a U.S. company with premium metallurgical coal and building material mining titles, medical marijuana, and industrial hemp and other resource operations in Colombia ...

    Local Press Report - 05/06/2016 - 09:03

  15. 3.5 Million in Central America Face Hunger Due to El Niño: Oxfam America

    6 May 2016- 10:07 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BOSTON, MA, United States The El Niño weather phenomenon is affecting at least 7 million people in Latin America and the Caribbean, who are facing floods and water and food shortages, relief group Oxfam said ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/06/2016 - 10:07

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