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  1. Nicaragua Water Crisis Escalates; Thousands Left Without Water

    Thousands of Nicaraguans are facing water shortages, driving some residents to protest at the headquarters of state water and sewage utility ENACAL last week. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/19/2013 - 10:14

  2. Mexico Only Captures 3 Percent of Rainwater Harvesting Potential

    Mexico is only capturing 3 percent of the approximately 1,500 cubic kilometers of rainwater that it could be capturing annually; that amount could supply the 15 million residents of the country that lack piped water, according to a study released last ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/21/2013 - 21:52

  3. Water Losses at Nicaragua’s ENACAL Hit 58 Percent

    The National Aqueduct and Sanitation Company of Nicaragua (ENACAL) has failed to deliver the main points of its Development Plan for 2008-2012, according to local media reports this week. The Central Bank of Nicaragua has reported that 58 percent of the ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/01/2013 - 10:08

  4. Costa Rican Scientists Investigate Growing Crops Hydroponically

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    Local Press Report - 02/01/2013 - 09:41

  5. Environmental Experts Working on San Juan River Evaluation Deny Pay Off

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    Local Press Report - 01/24/2013 - 10:02

  6. 40 Percent of Water Supply in Managua Is Lost to Leaks

    Water losses in the capital of Nicaragua Managua total nearly half of production, according to Ruth Selma Herrera, former president of the Nicaraguan Aqueduct and Sanitation Company (ENACAL). ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/07/2013 - 10:17

  7. Volcanic Eruption Did Not Contaminate Nicaragua's Water Supplies

    2 Jan 2013- 09:04 by Local Press Report MANAGUA Prensa Latina Experts of the Territorial Studies Nicaraguan Institute (INETER) ruled out the possible contamination of the waters near the turbulent San Cristobal volcano in Chinandega, the coordinator of ...

    Local Press Report - 01/02/2013 - 10:04

  8. Costa Rica, Nicaragua Need to Discuss Border Wetland

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    Local Press Report - 12/17/2012 - 09:40

  9. Latin America and Caribbean Need $249 Billion Investment for Urban Water Coverage by 2030: UN-HABITAT

    A total of $249 billion USD is needed to improve urban water coverage in Latin America and the Caribbean by 2030, with additional investment needed for wastewater treatment plants, sanitation and drainage works, according to a new UN-HABITAT report ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/05/2012 - 10:27

  10. World Bank, Nicaragua Sign Strategic Partnership

    15 Nov 2012- 08:52 by Local Press Report MANAGUA The Financial The World Bank (WB) Board of Directors approved a new 2013-2017 Strategic Partnership with Nicaragua yesterdayday, focusing on improving the social well-being of the most vulnerable and ...

    Local Press Report - 11/15/2012 - 10:05

  11. IADB, Oxfam Announce Cooperation

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    Local Press Report - 11/14/2012 - 09:59

  12. Nicaragua Urged to Rethink Route of $30 Billion Inter-Oceanic Canal

    Environmentalists have warned the Nicaraguan government that the planned route for its $30 billion USD Inter-Oceanic Canal project should be re-considered, as all six potential routes go through Lake Cocibolca, also known as Lake Nicaragua, a major water ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/14/2012 - 09:55

  13. Ibero-American Federation to Discuss Water, Sanitation Threats to Children

    The Ibero-American Federation of Ombudsmen (FIO) will discuss issues affecting children in the region, including lack of drinking water and sanitation, and seek solutions to them during its meeting in Costa Rica this week. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/24/2012 - 09:58

  14. Hunger Index Sounds Alarm on Global Food Security

    Countries and regions that are still suffering from high levels of hunger also suffer from lack of access or property rights to land, water and energy, according to a new report from the International Food Policy Research Institute’s (IFPRI). ...

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

  15. Climate Change to Effect Central American Maize and Bean Harvests.

    9 Oct 2012- 08:15 by Local Press Report LONDON AlertNet Climate change is expected to reduce maize and bean harvests across Central America, leading to economic losses of more than $120 million a year by the 2020s and threatening the incomes of around 1 ...

    Local Press Report - 10/09/2012 - 09:30

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