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  1. Spain to Contribute $58.6 Million USD for Reconstruction

    20 Oct 2010- 16:02 by Local Press Report GUATEMALA, GUATEMALA CITY Latin American Herald Tribune Spain will contribute $58.6 million USD for Guatemalan reconstruction over the next two years, according to Spanish Secretary of State for International Coope ...

    Local Press Report - 01/13/2011 - 15:00

  2. Scientists Team Up to Clean Lake Atitlan in Guatemala

    30 Jun 2010- 16:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GUATEMALA, GUATEMALA CITY Scientists from the University of Nevada at Reno, Arizona State University, the University of California at Davis and the Desert Research Institute are working together to solve pollu ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/13/2011 - 14:00

  3. Goldcorp's Marlin Mine to Remain Open

    30 Jun 2010- 16:02 by Local Press Report GUATEMALA, VANCOUVER, BC The Straight (Canada) Vancouver-based mining company Goldcorp said it will keep its Marlin Mine open despite the request from the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights to suspend operat ...

    Local Press Report - 01/13/2011 - 14:00

  4. Goldcorp Claims No Pollution at Marlin Mine

    16 Jun 2010- 16:02 by Local Press Report GUATEMALA, VANCOUVER, BC Goldcorp Inc. Mining company Goldcorp refuted claims by the InterAmerican Commission on Human Rights (IACHR), which had asked the government to suspend operation of the firm's Marlin m ...

    Local Press Report - 01/13/2011 - 14:00

  5. Tropical Storm Agatha Causes Massive Damage, Aid Needed

    9 Jun 2010- 16:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GUATEMALA, GUATEMALA CITY I he first storm of the hurricane season, tropical storm Agatha, made landfall near the Guatemala-Mexico border on May 29, leaving a number of communities without water and destroying ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/13/2011 - 14:00

  6. Guatemalan Government Launches Chlorination Campaign

    14 Apr 2010- 16:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GUATEMALA, GUATEMALA CITY T he Guatemalan government launched a campaign last month to chlorinate water. The $376,000 USD plan will provide chlorine, as well as training for communities and local authorities, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/13/2011 - 13:00

  7. Guatemala Closes Bidding for Wastewater Plant

    3 Mar 2010- 15:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GUATEMALA, GUATEMALA CITY The Guatemalan Institute for Municipal Development (Infom) closed bidding in February for a tender to build a wastewater treatment plant in Solola province's Panajachel municipali ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/20/2011 - 12:35

  8. EC Pledges $2 Million USD for Drought in Guatemala

    20 Jan 2010- 12:59 by Local Press Report BRUSSELS, GUATEMALA SOS Children The European Commission pledged $2 million USD to help Guatemala cope with severe drought. The funds will be channeled through the EC's Humanitarian Aid department, with projec ...

    Local Press Report - 01/13/2011 - 12:00

  9. Drought Contributes to Food Shortages

    13 Jan 2010- 12:35 by Local Press Report GUATEMALA, ROME UN Dispatches Guatemala is experiencing food shortages due to a severe drought as well as rising food prices and falling wages. The UN's World Food Program has sent out a flash appeal to help o ...

    Local Press Report - 01/13/2011 - 12:00

  10. Drought Contributes to Food Shortages

    13 Jan 2010- 12:35 by Local Press Report GUATEMALA, ROME UN Dispatches Guatemala is experiencing food shortages due to a severe drought as well as rising food prices and falling wages. The UN's World Food Program has sent out a flash appeal to help o ...

    Local Press Report - 01/13/2011 - 12:00

  11. Spain, IDB Provide $100 Million USD for Water, Sanitation

    2 Dec 2009- 15:02 by Local Press Report washington, dc, GUATEMALA Inter-American Development Bank The Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) and the Spanish government are providing a total of $100 million USD — half in the form of grants from Spain and t ...

    Local Press Report - 05/26/2013 - 16:00

  12. Guatemala to Implement Plan to Restore Lake Atitlan

    18 Nov 2009- 15:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GUATEMALA, GUATEMALA CITY Guatemala's Vice President Rafael Esada is heading a team to find short, mid- and long-term solutions to the pollution problems of Lake Atitlan, one of Guatemala's most impo ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/13/2011 - 15:00

  13. City Owes for Water, Government Cuts Supply

    24 Mar 2009- 08:06 by Local Press Report SAN CRISTOBAL, GUATEMALA the narcosphere For many of San Cristobal's 200,000 residents, water supplies had been turned off earlier this month because of lack of payment. Some residents haven't had water f ...

    Local Press Report - 01/13/2011 - 12:00

  14. Charity Provides Potable Water for Municipality

    17 Mar 2009- 16:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent GUATEMALA, SANTA APOLONIA Global Water, a non-profit organization dedicated to the provision of safe drinking water for the rural poor, announced it has built safe washing stations and latrines for the remote ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/13/2011 - 13:00

  15. Mining Operations Affect Water Quality

    17 Mar 2009- 16:02 by Local Press Report GUATEMALA, GUATEMALA CITY BBC Canadian mining corporation Goldcorp has again come under attack. It is facing charges that its Marlin Mine is polluting the local water, causing severe skin rashes among other environ ...

    Local Press Report - 01/13/2011 - 13:00

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