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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
25 Mar 2020- 09:09 by Local Press Report TEGUCIGALPA The Nation The mine can’t be reached from the gate along the road, which is guarded by soldiers bearing M-16s and a helmeted foreman with a shotgun over his chest. So if you want to see the sprawling mi ...
Local Press Report - 03/25/2020 - 09:09
17 May 2019- 07:58 by Local Press Report TEGUCIGALPA QCostaRica The Instituto Costarricense de Acueductos y Alcantarillados (AyA) – Costa Rica’s water and sewerage utility and the Central American Bank for Economic Integration (Cabei) closed a US$111.3 mi ...
Local Press Report - 05/17/2019 - 08:04
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
4 Dec 2018- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Tegucigalpa, Honduras A court in Honduras has found seven men guilty of the murder of renowned environmental activist Berta Caceres who was shot dead in her home by gunmen in 2016 after receiving death threats ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/04/2018 - 12:11
30 Jan 2017- 15:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras OOSKAnews Voices is a series of guest “opinion columns” written by participants in different parts of the international water community. The columns provide a global platform for organiza ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/30/2017 - 15:23
21 Sep 2016- 07:22 by Local Press Report TEGUCIGALPA Al Jazeera In early March 2016, Honduras's most prominent and outspoken environmental activist, Berta Caceres, was killed in her home. So why was she killed? And what makes Honduras one of the most ...
Local Press Report - 09/21/2016 - 07:22
7 Sep 2016- 05:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras Honduran government officials, along with representatives of the Polytechnic University of Engineering (UPI), and the agricultural and livestock sector, met last week with technicians and ...
OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/07/2016 - 05:49
29 Jul 2016- 09:26 by Local Press Report BOGOTA Reuters Honduras must develop a long term approach to combat the impact of drought exacerbated by climate change and put the poorest and most vulnerable at the center of government initiatives and funding, a ...
Local Press Report - 07/29/2016 - 09:26
13 Jul 2016- 08:41 by Local Press Report MARCALA People's World Late last week, the body of Lenca indigenous environmental activist Lesbia Yaneth Urquía was found near the municipal dump of the town of Marcala. Ms. Urquía was a member of COPINH, the ...
Local Press Report - 07/13/2016 - 08:41
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
22 Jun 2016- 08:36 by Local Press Report TEGUCIGALPA SciDev.Net Honduras' river system is threatened by the proliferation of big, unregulated dams authorized by the government without consulting local communities. This move is illegal under the UN de ...
Local Press Report - 06/22/2016 - 08:36
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 May 2016- 08:15 by Local Press Report TEGUCIGALPA International Rivers Yesterday, Dutch financier FMO announced that it plans “to seek a responsible and legal exit” from the Agua Zarca Project. Finnfund, another financier, also plans to take this step. ...
Local Press Report - 05/11/2016 - 08:15