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  1. Guatemala: Protests Continue Against Gold Mining Project

    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

  2. Guatemala Town Community Participation Dramatically Decreases Water Pollution

    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

  3. Killings Of Water Activists Quadrupled In 2018

    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

  4. 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

  5. Ex Guatemala Veep Gets 15 Years Jail In "Magic Water" Case

    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

  6. Guatemala Indigenous Communities Hit IADB With Ethics Complaint

    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

  7. Banana Grower Highlights Water Saving Measures

    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

  8. 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 Uni ...

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

  9. Drought Leaves Nearly One Million Hungry in Guatemala

    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

  10. Drought Worsens Food Scarcity for Indigenous Guatemalans

    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

  11. Nearly 3 Million Need Food Aid in Central America: FAO

    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

  12. 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

  13. 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 th ...

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

  14. International Community Urged to Address Humanitarian Crisis Caused by El Niño

    27 Apr 2016- 10:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GENEVA, Switzerland The United Nations’ top humanitarian relief official has called on the international community to act quickly to meet the urgent humanitarian needs of 60 million people worldwide affected b ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/27/2016 - 10:44

  15. WFP to Assist With Hunger Due to Drought in Central America, Caribbean

    12 Apr 2016- 08:23 by Local Press Report GUATEMALA CITY Caribbean 360 The United Nations food relief agency has committed to assisting 1.6 million people grappling with the effects of droughts exacerbated by El Niño in Haiti, Guatemala, Honduras and El Sa ...

    Local Press Report - 04/12/2016 - 08:23