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11 Jan 2021- 12:21 by Local Press Report GUATEMELA CITY SciTechDaily In what may be a sign of climate-change-induced conflict, researchers have captured rare photographic evidence of a jaguar killing another predatory wild cat at an isolated waterhole in ...
Local Press Report - 01/11/2021 - 12:21
Hurricanes Aggravate Economic Crisis In Central America; Migration Expected To Rise; Waterborne Disease Risk
11 Dec 2020- 07:48 by Staff- Water Diplomat SAN JOSE, Costa Rica Back-to-back tropical storms in Honduras, Guatemela, Nicaragua, El Salvador, and Costa Rica in recent weeks, have caused widespread destruction of crops and homes, precipitating the need for ...
Staff - Water D... - 01/12/2021 - 14:46
31 Mar 2020- 10:27 by Local Press Report GUATEMALA CITY Inequality.org This month, in Guatemala, the Peaceful Resistance “La Puya” celebrates eight years of struggle against a gold mining project that threatens to pollute or dry up already scarce water su ...
Local Press Report - 03/31/2020 - 10:27
10 Nov 2019- 09:46 by Local Press Report SAN PEDRO LA LAGUNA Latin Post A small town in Guatamela came together three years ago to battle water pollution. The local government banned the use of plastic in town to reduce waste in their community. Surprisin ...
Local Press Report - 11/10/2019 - 09:46
2 Aug 2019- 09:53 by Staff- Water Diplomat LONDON, United Kingdom Human rights watch-dog Global Witness has launched its 2018 annual investigative report on attacks on "defenders" of land and environmental rights. According to "Enemies of ...
Staff - Water D... - 08/26/2019 - 10:43
Climate Change And Migration: UNFAO And WFP Request $72 Million USD For Central American Dry Corridor
27 Apr 2019- 10:14 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PANAMA CITY, Panama In an April 25 appeal for over 2 million people in Central America, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (UNFAO) and the World Food Programme (WFP) have requested $72 Millio ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/01/2019 - 09:11
12 Oct 2018- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Guatemala City, Guatemala Former Guatemala Vice President Roxana Baldetti was jailed for 15 years this week for her involvement in an $18 Million USD fraudulent state contract with an Israeli water technology ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/12/2018 - 10:03
8 Aug 2018- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC Indigenous communities affected by Guatemala’s Pojom II and San Andrés dams filed a complaint August 7 before Inter-American Development Bank’s (IADB) independent accountability mechanism claimin ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/08/2018 - 10:16
22 Mar 2018- 05:44 by Local Press Report GUATEMALA CITY Fresh Plaza One Banana said it has invested in several smart irrigation techniques for better use of water and improved energy consumption. According to the company, the technologies implemented over ...
Local Press Report - 03/22/2018 - 05:44
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 Uni ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/01/2016 - 10:07
29 Jun 2016- 12:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala Nearly one million people in Guatemala are facing hunger as a result of prolonged regional drought, UN agencies have warned. The four-year-old drought has affected some 2.8 million pe ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/29/2016 - 12:00
15 Jun 2016- 09:20 by Local Press Report SAN JUAN ERMITA Associated Press A prolonged drought has worsened the hunger problem among Guatemala's heavily indigenous population. It is part of what experts call "seasonal hunger," the period bet ...
Local Press Report - 06/15/2016 - 09:20
31 May 2016- 08:30 by Local Press Report BOGOTA Thomson Reuters Foundation Around 2.8 million people in three Central American countries need food aid after two consecutive years of severe drought decimated crops and exacerbated hunger among the poor, the ...
Local Press Report - 05/31/2016 - 08:30
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
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 th ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/06/2016 - 10:07