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  1. OOSKAnews Youth Voices: Water in Honduras

    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 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/30/2017 - 15:23

  2. Honduras Environmental Activists Under Threat

    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

  3. Honduras Officials Meet With Scientists Working for USAID-Funded Solar Desal Project

    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

  4. Honduras Needs New Approach to Combat Drought, Climate Change: UN Envoy

    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, ...

    Local Press Report - 07/29/2016 - 09:26

  5. Another Honduran Indigenous Environmental Activist Is Murdered

    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

  6. 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 ...

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

  7. 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 ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/29/2016 - 12:00

  8. Honduras' River System Threatened by Large Dam Construction

    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 ...

    Local Press Report - 06/22/2016 - 08:36

  9. 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

  10. Funders Pull Out of Agua Zarca Dam in Honduras

    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

  11. 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 ...

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

  12. Honduran Authorities Arrest Four People for Murder of Berta Caceres

    3 May 2016- 08:45 by Local Press Report TEGUCIGALPA Associated Press Honduran authorities arrested four people Monday in the killing of environmental activist Berta Caceres, including an active duty army officer and at least one man who worked for a ...

    Local Press Report - 05/03/2016 - 08:45

  13. 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 ...

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

  14. Murdered Honduran Indigenous Leader and Environmental Activist Berta Cáceres Buried

    9 Mar 2016- 11:19 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras Berta Cáceres, a leader of Honduras’ indigenous Lenca people and award-winning environmental activist who was murdered last week, was buried over the weekend. The 45-year-old Cáceres was ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/09/2016 - 11:19

  15. Honduran Capital to Implement Water Rationing

    3 Feb 2016- 10:03 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras Honduras’ National Autonomous Service of Aqueducts and Sewerage (SANAA) announced this week that it will begin rationing water in the capital, Tegucigalpa, as part of its measures to deal ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/03/2016 - 10:03

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