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  1. FAO Initiates Program for Central American Dry Corridor

    3 Jan 2012- 09:33 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NICARAGUA, MANAGUA The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) announced a Central America Dry Corridor Project, an initiative of the FAO, the EU Commission on Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection (ECHO) an ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:33

  2. Tribunal to Analyze Water Availability in Mexico, Central America

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    Local Press Report - 05/29/2013 - 11:17

  3. CRWB Abandons Prepaid Meter Plan

    31 Oct 2011- 21:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Malawi, LILONGWE The Central Region Water Board (CRWB) said it is abandoning its plan to install prepaid water meters to boost revenue collection.  “We had a plan to introduce a new electronic prepaid system. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:39

  4. Water Level Up in Guatemalan Rivers After Tropical Storm

    20 Oct 2011- 10:11 by Local Press Report GUATEMALA CITY BBC News Rising water levels in at least 12 rivers in Guatemala are threatening communities in the country, according to President Alvaro Colom. The tropical depression caused floods and landslides t ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2012 - 14:40

  5. Candidates in Guatemala’s Presidential Election Must Address Water Issues: MARN

    13 Oct 2011- 11:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GUATEMALA, GUATEMALA CITY As the final run-off for Guatemala’s presidential election on November 6 draws near, an official at the Ministry of Environment and Natural resources said both candidates-- Otto Perez ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:38

  6. Less Than 20 Percent of Wastewater Treated in Latin America

    13 Oct 2011- 10:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Mexico, MEXICO CITY Researchers from Mexico’s National Autonomous University (UNAM) have estimated that less than 20 percent of wastewater generated in Latin America and the Caribbean is treated, and that trea ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/29/2013 - 11:17

  7. Climate Change Losses Totaled $13.6 Billion USD for Central America

    6 Oct 2011- 09:56 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador The effects of 11 extreme climate events of hydrometerological origin produced $13.6 billon USD in losses in Central America, Global Water Partnership (GWP)-Central America President M ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/29/2013 - 11:17

  8. IADB, Spain Provide $80 Million USD for Water, Sanitation Services in Paraguay

    6 Oct 2011- 09:44 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states The Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) will lend Paraguay $20 million USD for water and sanitation services, while the Spanish government, through the Spanish Cooperation Fund ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/29/2013 - 11:17

  9. Guatemalan Presidential Candidates Tackle Water Issues at Debate

    15 Sep 2011- 10:16 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GUATEMALA, GUATEMALA CITY On September 11, Guatemalans took to the polls to vote in presidential elections. Otto Perez Molina, a former army general representing the Patriot Party, won the vote but did not obt ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:45

  10. Spain Gives Honduras $25 Million USD Grant for Rural Water, Sanitation

    18 Aug 2011- 10:11 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states The Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) announced at the beginning of August that the Spanish government, through the Spanish Cooperation Fund for Water and Sanitation in Latin ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/29/2013 - 11:17

  11. Expert Says Mexico Needs to Develop Rainwater Capture Programs

    28 Jul 2011- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Mexico, MEXICO CITY Mexico urgently needs to develop rainwater capture programs, as huge amounts of water are lost due to a lack of this type of infrastructure, said the coordinator of the International Center ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/21/2013 - 21:51

  12. 45 Percent of Children Live in Poverty in Latin America: UN

    26 May 2011- 10:06 by Local Press Report TEGUCIGALPA Mercopress/National Turk/Xinhua (China) Some 45 percent of children under the age of 18, or nearly 81 million children, live in poverty in Latin America, according to a new study by the Economic Commiss ...

    Local Press Report - 05/29/2013 - 11:17

  13. Central America’s Lempa River Heavily Polluted

    5 May 2011- 10:55 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador Only 3 percent of the water of the Lempa River are in good condition, according to a report published in April by El Salvador’s National Administration of Aqueducts and Sewers (Anda). ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 15:00

  14. WADA Helping Central American Sugar Mills Improve Water Practices

    24 Mar 2011- 09:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent washington, dc, united states The Water and Development Alliance (WADA), a joint partnership between the Coca-Cola Company and U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is working with sugar cane farme ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/26/2013 - 16:07

  15. Municipalities in Guatemala May Face Water Shortages

    10 Mar 2011- 09:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GUATEMALA, GUATEMALA CITY Many municipalities in Guatemala may face water shortages this year, and may be forced to use the expensive alternative of pumping water from groundwater wells, according to National ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/10/2011 - 09:36

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