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  1. Nicaraguan Ranchers Call for Wells, Dams, and Irrigation Projects in Face of El Niño

    10 Jun 2014- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANAGUA, Nicaragua The National Livestock Commission of Nicaragua (Conagan) last week presented proposals to the government to drill more deep wells, use dams to store rainwater and install more irrigation ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/10/2014 - 10:21

  2. Nicaraguan Academy of Sciences Warns of Environmental Consequences of Inter-Oceanic Canal

    27 May 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANAGUA, Nicaragua The environmental effects of Nicaragua’s ambitious Inter-Oceanic Canal project could have wide-ranging effects on the country's water sources, ecosystems and livelihoods for the next ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/27/2014 - 10:00

  3. Experts Analyze Water Near Nicaraguan Volcano After Earthquakes

    23 Apr 2014- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANAGUA, Nicaragua Volcanologists and seismologists from Cuba, the United States, Mexico and Venezuela have been analyzing water samples from wells near Nicaragua's Apoyeque Volcano after an increase in ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/23/2014 - 10:23

  4. Dropping Water Levels a Sign of Seismic Activity in Nicaragua

    17 Apr 2014- 10:00 by Local Press Report MANAGUA The Nicaragua Dispatch Nicaraguan first lady and amateur volcanologist Rosario Murillo says scientists are investigating citizen claims that the water level of Lake Managua is dropping and the temperature ...

    Local Press Report - 04/17/2014 - 10:00

  5. Biwater, Nicaragua Sign Addendum for Operation, Maintenance for Treatment Plants

    4 Apr 2014- 09:59 by Local Press Report MANAGUA Biwater Having designed and constructed a state-of-the-art wastewater treatment plant in Managua, Nicaragua, Biwater are operating and mantaining the facility. The Group recently signed an addendum to the ...

    Local Press Report - 04/04/2014 - 09:59

  6. Costa Rica Says Nicaragua’s Border Canal Caused Environmental Damage

    21 Mar 2014- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN JOSE, Costa Rica A Nicaraguan project to dig a canal on the San Juan River has caused "very striking" environmental damage and led to a complete change in the local ecosystem, according to a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/21/2014 - 10:12

  7. Nicaragua Fines 20 Hotels for Illegal Water Extraction and Discharge

    13 Mar 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANAGUA, Nicaragua Nicaragua's National Water Authority (ANA) has fined 20 hotels in the tourist town of San Juan del Sur for illegal extraction and discharge of water, according to ANA Director Luis ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/19/2014 - 12:31

  8. Monsanto Herbicide Pollution Causing Kidney Disease in Central America, Sri Lanka, India

    5 Mar 2014- 10:27 by Local Press Report CHICHIGALPA Politix The tragic magnitude of the chronic kidney failure epidemic afflicting Chichigalpa, Nicaragua, is nearly impossible to overstate- in the last 10 years, roughly half of all male deaths there were ...

    Local Press Report - 03/05/2014 - 10:27

  9. Scientists Criticize Nicaraguan Canal Plans

    20 Feb 2014- 10:02 by Local Press Report MANAGUA Science Insider A group of scientists are fighting plans by the Nicaraguan government for a canal that would open a direct route for ships to pass between the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean. Such a ...

    Local Press Report - 02/20/2014 - 10:02

  10. Protesters Block Road in Nicaragua Over Failure to Build Water System

    14 Feb 2014- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANAGUA, Nicaragua Protesters from the Nicaraguan town of Villa 15 de Julio blocked the international Somotillo-Managua road on February 11 to protest the government’s failure to inaugurate a potable water ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/14/2014 - 10:12

  11. Nicaraguan Integrated Basin Management Studies to Be Completed by the End of the Year

    3 Feb 2014- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANAGUA, Nicaragua The director of Nicaragua's National Water Authority (ANA), Luis Ángel Montenegro, said last week that his agency will finish studies on integrated management of the country’s basins by ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/03/2014 - 10:04

  12. European Investment Bank Lends Nicaragua $73 Million for Water Program

    16 Jan 2014- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MANAGUA, Nicaragua The European Investment Bank (EIB) is lending Nicaragua $73 million USD to improve water and sanitation in the country. The 20-year loan agreement was signed in Managua last week by EIB ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/23/2014 - 13:29

  13. Nicaraguan President Now Says Canal Construction to Start in 2014

    13 Jan 2014- 09:59 by Local Press Report MANAGUA Hispanically Speaking The Nicaraguan government and the Chinese company awarded a concession to build and operate an interoceanic canal announced Saturday that construction would begin in December of this ...

    Local Press Report - 01/13/2014 - 09:59

  14. Nicaragua Canal Construction Not to Begin Until 2015

    6 Jan 2014- 10:04 by Local Press Report MANAGUA BBC News The construction of a canal in Nicaragua linking the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean has been delayed by a year and will not begin until 2015. The head of the canal authority, Manuel Coronel Kautz, ...

    Local Press Report - 01/06/2014 - 10:04

  15. Nicaraguan Government Moving Ahead With Canal Plans

    16 Dec 2013- 09:56 by Local Press Report MANAGUA The Daily Caller The Sandinista government of Nicaragua is rapidly moving forward with a plan to allow a Beijing-based Chinese businessman to build a huge canal connecting Nicaragua’s Pacific and Atlantic ...

    Local Press Report - 12/16/2013 - 09:56

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